Show me cocktails containing cognac.

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I found a few cocktails that contain cognac! They are all highly-rated and include a variety of ingredients like Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, and more. Each of them has a unique flavor profile that incorporates the rich and smooth taste of cognac. Let me know if you'd like to know more about any of them!
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You asked: Cocktails with cognac. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Sidecar is a classic cocktail steeped in history, believed to have been invented around the end of World War...

Cognac (50ml), Triple Sec (20ml), Lemon Juice (20ml)

3 ingredients
4.97 / 5


The Champs-Élysées cocktail is a sophisticated and classic French-inspired drink that embodies the elegance of its namesake avenue in Paris....

Lemon Juice (20ml), Green Chartreuse (10ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Cognac (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5


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

French Connection

The French Connection is a sophisticated and smooth cocktail that epitomizes the spirit of France with its choice of spirits....

Amaretto (35ml), Cognac (35ml)

2 ingredients
4.7 / 5

The Bâton Rouge

Vermouth lovers will enjoy The Baton Rouge cocktail. With equal measures of gold rum and sweet vermouth, and a double...

Cognac (40ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (20ml), Gold rum (20ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (Dash)

5 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Vieux Carré

Created by Walter Bergeron in 1938 and pronounced 'Voo-Ka-Ray', this drink is named after the New Orleans French Quarter and...

Cognac (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml), DOM Benedictine (7.5ml), Bourbon (30ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Bourbon Sidecar

A variant on the classic Sidecar, this one uses bourbon instead of the cognac/brandy base.

Cointreau (30ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.97 / 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

Le commerce

Discovered in a restaurant named "Le Commerce", the drink had the same name.

Cointreau (20ml), Cognac (20ml), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), White vermouth (20ml)

4 ingredients
3.89 / 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 cognac?

Cognac is a type of brandy that comes from the Cognac region in France. It is known for its smooth, rich, and complex flavors, often aged in oak barrels.

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What are the common ingredients in cognac cocktails?

Common ingredients in cognac cocktails include citrus juices, bitters, liqueurs such as Triple Sec and Amaretto, and mixers like Champagne or Prosecco. These components complement the rich and smooth taste of cognac.

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How is cognac different from other types of brandy?

Cognac is a specific type of brandy that must be produced in the Cognac region of France and follow strict production regulations. This gives it unique characteristics compared to other brandies.

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Can cognac be used in place of other spirits in cocktails?

Yes, cognac can be used in place of other spirits such as bourbon or whiskey in many cocktail recipes to add a different flavor profile. Its versatility makes it suitable for various drinks.

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What are some tips for storing cognac?

Cognac should be stored upright in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and temperature fluctuations. Once opened, it can last for several years if properly sealed and kept at a consistent temperature.

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