Okay, so with Christmas right around the corner, it is down to the wire to finish with the last minute gift shopping and buying everything possible for the Yuletide feast. But that is not all, there are cookies to be baked and stockings to be hung by the chimney and let’s face it, the presents aren't going to wrap themselves.
But how can the season of joy and tidings be merry without the customary winter tipple? And what better way to achieve that sense of bliss than a winter cocktail! Here are a few cocktails that are sure to put some cheer back into your day between your shopping trips and all the chores.
The Hennessy Honey
- 4 cl of hennessy (1.5oz)
- 0.5 cl of acacia honey(0.2oz)
- 4 cl of hot water(1.5oz)
- 1 Slice of Lemon
Method: In a glass, add Hennessy, honey and hot water. Stir to dissove the honey. Garnish with a lemon slice.
The Hennessy Winter’s spirit
- 4 cl Hennessy (1.5oz)
- 4 cl hot water (1.50z)
- 0.5 cl of sugar cane syrup (0.2oz)
- 2 lemon supremes(wedges without the peel, pith nd skin)
- 1 thin slice of ginger
- 1 orange twist
Method: In a glass, add Hennessy, sugar, lemon and ginger. Stir. Top with hot water and garnish with an orange twist.
The Hennessy Morello Cherry
- 2.5 parts Hennessy
- 1 heaping Tablespoon of Morello Cherry Marmelade
- 0.75 part freash lemon juice
Method: Add all liquids to a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Fine Strain over ice in a glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a cherry.
The Hennessy Spiced Orange Smash
- 2.5 parts of Hennessy
- ½ part Averna
- ½ part simple syrup
- 2 dashes of Angosutra Bitters
- 1 heaping tablespoon of Orange Marmelade
- 0.75 part Freah Lemon Juice
Method: Add all liquids to a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Fine strain the liquid over ice in a glass. Garnish with an orange twist.