Archive for the ‘Cognac & Brandy’ Category

Stinger

Posted: November 7, 2010 in Cognac & Brandy
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Be sure to use white (clear) creme de menthe here. Using green creme de menthe will produce the same taste, however, the visual aesthetics with not be as attractive.

2 oz. brandy

3/4 oz. white creme de menthe

Mix ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. This wonderful dessert drink can be served on the rocks in an old fashioned glass.

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Sidecar

Posted: November 5, 2010 in Cognac & Brandy
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Created during World War I, the Sidecar was first made in Paris, France and became an instant classic that is still highly popular today.

1.5 oz. Cognac

3/4 oz. Cointreau

Juice of 1/4 lemon

Mix ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well, strain and garnish with an orange twist.

* Some bartenders will actually serve this drink with a sugared rim.

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