Cocktail of the Week: Courvoisier Cognac
It’s summertime and the weather is sweet! Kick off your shoes, throw your sundress on and enjoy the activities that are so much better this time of year: Outdoor BBQ’s, picnics in parks, drive-in movies, long hours at the beach and rooftop soirees. For any summertime scenario, the perfect cocktails to enjoy with friends can only make the festivities better. The warm weather welcomes classic refreshers such as punches, sangrias and sparkling champagnes, which we discovered can be made even more delicious by adding Courvoisier® Cognac! So without further ado, here are our yummy cocktails of the week, all made with Cognac by Courvoisier®.
COURVOISIER SPARKLING SANGRIA
4 parts Courvoisier® VS Cognac
4 parts DeKuyper® Peach liqueur
2 bottles Prosecco
½ cup white grape juice
Thinly slice peaches. Cut the grapes in half. Put sliced fruit in a pitcher with Courvoisier, peach liqueur and grape juice. Let sit in the fridge for 1-3 hours. Immediately before serving, pour 2 bottles of Prosecco and stir. Serve over ice.
COURVOISIER SUMMER PUNCH
250ml Courvoisier® VS Cognac
20 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
3 orange wheels
6 lemon wheels
Add the freshly cut fruit into a bowl or pitcher, pour in remaining ingredients. Infuse for a few minutes. Serve on ice.
1 part Courvoisier® VSOP cognac
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 sugar cube
Top up with Champagne
Soak a sugar cube in bitters and drop into a Champagne flute. Cover with Courvoisier® VSOP Cognac and slowly top with Champagne.
21+ – please drink responsibly
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