A riff off the Brandy Crusta, this is the Upper Crust by Sother Teague.
A cocktail born out of limitations – using only ingredients on hand. This is Limitations No. 2.
Happy Halloween! Time for Transfusion No. 1 from bar Canon in Seattle.
Cognac in cocktails – yes we think it works really well. There is something luxurious with Cognac isn’t there, just like with Champagne.
May Daisy, by Phil Ward is a Cognac based cocktail, with green Chartreuse and lemon as partners.
The Sweet Talking Son cocktail gets such a vibrant colour from the brandy and the Peychaud’s.
We served the drink in a huge Cognac coupe to really get the feeling of an ocean. Better anchor the cocktail tightly before the first sip!
The Roman Holiday might not sound like a winter cocktail, but look close in the ingredients list and you’ll see the chili liqueur. And when this spicy spirit is combined with Cognac, rum and orange juice it actually feels like winter.
When we found the recipe we were primarily intrigued by two things; the funny name of the cocktail and the Cardamaro content. Cardamaro is a low ABV amaro with a really nice flavour, almost of ginger bread but slightly more bitter.