Why have another underwhelming drink upgrade your evening cocktails with Cognac?   Here are a few delicious concoction courtesy of Pierre Ferrand that are sure to please your palate. Enjoy and cheers!



The Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cocktail 


Slice lime peel

4 slices Fresh Ginger

1.5 oz Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac divided

2 oz lemon flavored club soda (San Pellegrino Limonata)

1 slice cucumber peel


Serve in a glass tumbler.


Place the lime peel and ginger slices in a short tumbler. Add half of the cognac. Lightly press the lime and ginger 2 or 3 times using a muddler or the back of a spoon. Fill the glass halfway with ice. Stir for 5 seconds. Add the remaining cognac, club soda and cucumber peel. Stir for another 5 seconds.


Coffee Cocktail

1oz Pierre Ferrand Cognac

1 oz Ruby Port

1 Egg

.75 oz simple syrup


Garnish with grated nutmeg and serve in a port glass. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a port glass. Dust with freshly grated nutmeg.


Matilda Liquer Champagne Cocktail

.75 oz lemon juice

.75 oz simple syrup

1.5 oz Frambois Cognac Liquor

1 oz Champagne


Garnish with a raspberry or long ribbon lemon peel. Serve in a champagne flute. Add all ingredients except champagne to shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into champagne flute. Top wih chamagne andgarnish choice.


Additional popular Cognac-based favorites include:

Grand Marnier: made from cognac and distilled essence of bitter orange

Pineau des Charentes: a sweet aperitif, composed of eau-de-vie and grape must, made in the Charente region

Domaine De Canton: cognac based ginger liqueur

Dutch brandy (Vieux), Dutch imitation cognac, usually containing some cognac

Chambord Liqueur: made from cognac infused with black and red raspberries and Madagascar vanilla