The lively and robust flavors of Hennessy V.S make it ideal for a wide array of cocktails, including the Big Apple — inspired by Nas and the city that defines his chase.
BETWEEN THE SHEETS
MARTINI / SPRING / EASY
Between the Sheets was created in 1930 by Harry MacElhone, head bartender at the eponymous Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. It is a take on the iconic Sidecar, the addition of rum helps to add to the complexity and elegant balance.
1 oz Hennessy V.S or V.S.O.P Privilège
1 oz Ten Cane Rum
1 oz Orange Curacao
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish: Lemon Twist
Add all ingredients to a shaker tin with ice, shake until chilled, strain into a coupe or martini glass, garnish with a lemon twist.
ROCKS / SPRING / EASY
Inspired by Marshall “Major” Taylor’s incredible drive on the racing track, The Major is refreshing with a touch of chipotle heat. What’s Your Wild Rabbit?
1.5 oz Hennessy V.S.
.5 oz Grapefruit Juice
.5 oz Lemon Juice
.5 oz Honey Syrup (1:1 honey to water)
3 Basil Leaves
1/4 tsp Chipotle Powder (optional)
Glass: Rocks Glass
Garnish: Grapefruit Wedges
Add all ingredients to a shaker tin with ice, shake to chill, strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
ICED TEA / SPRING / ADVANCED
A spoonful of honey helps the medicine go down, the light honey essences of Hennessy Black help bring life to this cocktail that will leave you healed of all that ails you.
1.5 oz Hennessy V.S or Black
.5 oz Triple Sec
2 oz unsweetened green tea
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
Garnish: Orange Twist, mint sprig
Add all liquid to a shaker tin with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a coupe glass, garnish with an orange twist and serve.