Show me a sweet and sour cocktail with cognac.

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I found a cocktail with cognac that fits your preference for a sweet and sour drink. It has a high rating and is called "Cognac Pick Me Up." It contains cognac and a sweet and sour element from the Champagne/Prosecco.
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You asked: Sweet and sour cocktail with cognac. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Sazerac is a classic cocktail with a deep rooted history tied to New Orleans, often claimed to be America's...

Absinthe (10ml), Sugar (1 cube), Cognac (50ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (2 dashes)

4 ingredients
4.78 / 5

Gin Sour

Although popular in the 1940s, the Gin Sour actually predates Prohibition. It was featured in an 1898 book by Finley...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (3 dashes)

5 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Bourbon Sour

The Bourbon Sour is a classic American cocktail with a tangy and sweet flavor profile. This timeless drink is made...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Sugar (Half Teaspoon), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Whisky Sour

The Whisky Sour is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century, with a history that dates...

Lemon Juice (25ml), Sugar Syrup (20ml), Bourbon (45ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.51 / 5

Sweet Poison

Sweet Poison is a tantalizing cocktail that combines the bold flavors of Cointreau and gin with a touch of sweetness...

Cointreau (20ml), Gin (10ml), Grenadine (Dash), Sherry (Sweet) (10ml)

4 ingredients
4 / 5

Cognac Pick Me Up

The Cognac Pick Me Up is a luxurious and refreshing cocktail that combines two French classics - cognac and champagne....

Cognac (30ml), Champagne / prosecco (Top up)

2 ingredients
3.94 / 5

Brandy Sour

Brandy Sour is a classic cocktail that dates back to the 19th century. It originated in the Caribbean, where brandy...

Brandy (60ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Lemonade (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.92 / 5

The Sweet France

The Sweet France is a layered cocktail that evokes the essence of French flavors in a petite and potent concoction....

Pear Liqueur (10ml), Orange Syrup (10ml), Lillet Blanc (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.86 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is a sweet and sour cocktail?

A sweet and sour cocktail typically combines sweet and acidic elements, often using ingredients like citrus juice, sugar, and a base spirit. This flavor profile is refreshing and balanced.

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What other ingredients pair well with cognac in cocktails?

Cognac pairs well with ingredients like citrus juices, bitters, various liqueurs, and sparkling wines. These combinations can enhance its rich and smooth flavor profile.

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How do you make a cocktail with sweet and sour components?

To make a sweet and sour cocktail, you typically mix a base spirit with sweeteners like simple syrup or liqueurs and balance it with acidic elements such as lemon or lime juice. Shake or stir and serve over ice or neat.

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Can you replace Champagne/Prosecco in a cognac cocktail?

Yes, you can replace Champagne or Prosecco with other sparkling wines, soda water, or even ginger ale, depending on the flavor profile you desire.

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What glassware is best for serving sweet and sour cocktails?

Sweet and sour cocktails are typically served in glasses such as highball, rocks, or cocktail glasses, depending on the specific recipe and presentation.

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