Brandy is a spirit drink obtained from the distillation of wine, but his fame transcends for other reasons, such as its great taste, as a beverage which has a lot of tradition and because of its style. Know some of the most exquisite cocktails made with brandy.
The best of the cocktails with brandy is their deep taste, really intense. Today we will show you with these cocktails:
- Green Room
- Brandy Alexander
This unique cocktail is named after a famous phrase used in the theater, where actors waiting to go on stage, perhaps were encouraged to enter with this cocktail.
Mix in a cocktail glass the brandy, vermouth, curacao and crushed ice, shake for 20 seconds.
Serve in tall or cocktail glass on the rocks.
It is said that this cocktail was created at the wedding of Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood and Viscount Lascelles, back in 1922 in the city of London, but it is also said that it was made after the famous Russian Tsar Alexander II, and finally it is also believed to be made after the name to the theater critic of The New Yorker, Alexander Woollcott. As you can see the origin of this cocktail is uncertain, but what we are sure is that the cocktail is very good.
- 1 part brandy
- 1 part of creme de cacao
- 1 part cream
- Crushed ice
- Grated nutmeg
Mix in a cocktail glass the brandy, creme de cacao, cream and crushed ice, shake for 20 seconds.
Serve in a cocktail glass and garnish with grated nutmeg.
There are many cocktails called “duets”, prepared using only 2 ingredients.
But among these, this one stands out for its simplicity and great taste. The French liqueur Bénédictine made of herbs brings the taste of its 27 herbs, and the brandy undoubtedly brings its strength and color.
The mixture of herbal liqueur and brandy is highly alcoholic, so it's a cocktail to drink in moderation.
- 1 part brandy
- 1 part benedictine liqueur
Pour hot water in a globe glass, stir gently, draw the water and dry the cup. Immediately add the brandy and the benedictine and stir slightly.
If you like you can add crushed ice to your cocktail. Wanna taste one of these cocktails? Let us suggest you a pair of good brandies:
A classic sherry brandy, among the best ever.
In the spanish Penedes region are produced some of the most modern brandies, ideal for cocktails.