If you ask us, there’s always a reason to celebrate—even if it’s just a simple achievement of getting through a tough week. To set the mood right, have a cocktail in hand and offer a toast to yourself. You’ll be surprised how this little gesture boosts one’s happiness, all fit in a single glass!
While go-to recipes are great starters, experimenting on new ones carries a whole new experience. If you’re keen on trying out new drinks, try out these unique and refreshing mixes by Hennessy. Whether you’re new to cognac or not, exciting times lie ahead with a tasty glass or two of these. Cheers!
Twinkle Jasmine Cocktail
For those who prefer hints of florals in their drink, this subtle charmer is your perfect companion.
40 ml Hennessy Very Special
15 ml lemon juice
15 ml sugar syrup
60 ml Jasmine tea
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour through a sieve into a glass. Garnish with lemon zest.
Christmas Basil Cocktail
It doesn’t matter that the holidays are over—celebrate Yuletide all year round with this drink that packs a whole lot of flavors in one go!
40 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège
10 ml vanilla liqueur
20 ml lemon juice
15 ml sugar syrup
90 ml Rooibos tea
2 splashes Orange bitters
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour through a sieve into a glass. Garnish with lemon zest and a large leaf of basil.
Cherry Floral Cocktail
Simple, yet stunning—the only way to describe this unique drink!
40 ml Hennessy X.O.
1 large cube of Hibiscus and Chai tea
Make the tea cube by infusing one tea bag of Hibiscus and one tea bag of Chai in 450ml of boiling water for 5 to 7 minutes, then remove the bags. Allow the mixture to cool and pour into large ice cube molds. Leave the freezer in the freezer for 24 hours until they are completely frozen. Once ready, place the ice cube in a glass and pour Hennessy X.O cognac.
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Mariel Abanes is the Managing Editor of POLO LADY Magazine.