The Brown Spirit of Choice for Autumn Cocktails
By FBWorld Team
Autumn fast approaching, it's time to shift away from
the light and sweet drinks of summer and start enjoying
bolder libations of a heartier variety. Mixing brown spirits
like cognac with seasonal spices and fruits is a delicious
way to welcome in the season.
2 parts D'USSÉ™ VSOP Cognac
1 part Hot Water
1/4 part Cane Syrup
2 Cardamom Pods
1" Cinnamon Stick
3 strips Orange Zest
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Heat the brandy
balloon in a tin of hot water, then double-strain the
cocktail into the warmed brandy balloon.
Orange zest and a cinnamon stick
1 1/2 oz. D'USSÉ™ VSOP Cognac
1/4 oz. Absinthe
1 Sugar Cube
Three dashes Angostura® Bitters
Rinse a chilled old-fashioned glass with the absinthe,
add crushed ice and set it aside. Stir the remaining ingredients
over ice and set it aside. Discard the ice and any excess
absinthe from the prepared glass, and strain the drink
into the glass.
1 1/2 parts D'USSÉ™ VSOP Cognac
1/2 part Triple Sec
1/2 part Grenadine
1 part Cranberry Juice
1 part Ginger Beer (or ginger ale)
Build first four ingredients with ice in a rocks glass
and top with ginger beer.