Celebrate with some of the original classic cocktails from Hennessy, the world’s #1 Cognac. Hennessy established the now booming V.S.O.P category in 1817 when the future King George IV of England asked the House of Hennessy to supply him with a special Cognac, a blend then described as a “Very Superior Old Pale.” Hennessy Privilège is a Cognac that celebrates character and smoothness and is a great expression of mastery. It is recognized for its harmonious and well-structured blend, the perfect base for a classic cocktail.
Some of the classic V.S.O.P recipes include:
Jerry Thomas Brandy Punch 1.5 liters of Water 1 liter Hennessy V.S.O.P 5 oz of Lightly Aged Rum 2 cups of simple syrup or 3 cups of sugar 9 oz of lemon juice 2 oz Grand Marnier 4 oz of Hibiscus Grenadine ½ a pineapple sliced 2 oranges sliced into wheels 1 package of Raspberries
French 75 1.5 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège .5 oz Simple syrup .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice top with sparkling wine or champagne Garnish: Lemon Twist Glass: Flute
1 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège 1 oz Ten Cane Rum 1 oz Orange Curacao .5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice Garnish: Lemon Twist Glass: Coupe
V.S.O.P was Inspired by a Cognac created in 1817 in response to a request from the future king of England, George IV, Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège has built its reputation across nearly 2 centuries.
For this National Cognac Day, please let me know if you’d like to use these classic recipes and learn more about Hennessy V.S.O.P’s ascension to becoming a superior Cognac.