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Easy Martell Cognac Cocktail Recipes for Christmas

December 7, 2015
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Looking for some epic drinks to impress your guests with? We’ve got just the ticket in the form of Martell cognac cocktails.

Created by the uber-talented Clotilde Lataille of Hawksmoor Spitalfields, these delicious cognac cocktail recipes are sure to warm the cockles of your heart on the run up to Christmas.

Cue the how-to:

Can-Can 300

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This cocktail is deliciously moreish with a subtle bitterness from IPA syrup. Made with Martell Cordon Bleu, Byrrh and IPA syrup, this slick looking cocktail is a great alternative to an Old Fashioned.

Easy to make and totally perfect for special occasions.

Ingredients

40ml Martell Cordon Bleu

10ml Byrrh

10ml Ipa syrup

Method

Stir all ingredient into a rocks glass or a cute vintage tea cup with one big ice cube.

Garnish with dried pineapple.

5 O’clock In Charente

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Made with Martell VS, Red Ruby tea, refreshing blackberries and Schezuan syrup, lemon juice and Perrier Jouet champagne, it’s a total showstopper, especially when served in a pretty tea cup.

Perfect for a Christmas Eve tipple.

Ingredients

600ml Martell VS

200ml Schezuan syrup

300ml cold Red Ruby tea

200ml freshly squeeze lemon juice

Top up with Perrier Jouet

Method

Pour all the ingredients into the punch bowl with a big block of ice and stir well.

Garnish with edible flowers, lemon wheels, raspberries and blackberries.

Serve in a vintage tea cup.

An Extra Ordinary Martell Elixir

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Sweet and refreshing, this elixir is the perfect digestif after scoffing your Christmas dins, featuring Martell XO, Apricot Liqueur, passion fruit cordial, Belsazar Rosé Vermouth and Lemon Myrtle tea.

Perfect for the whole table, mix a big batch in a wine carafe.

Ingredients

35ml Martell XO

10ml Belsazar Rosé Vermouth

5ml Apricot Liqueur

5ml passion fruit cordial

50ml cold Lemon Myrtle tea

Method

Mix all ingredients except Martell XO into a wine carafe and keep it in the freezer for 2-3 hours before serving.

Then add 35ml of Martell XO to a wine glass and stir in the wine carafe mixture.

All cocktail recipes are courtesy of Martell.com

Plus, the Can-Can 300 cocktail has recently been added to the much celebrated French restaurant, Club Gascon‘s menu until the end of the year.

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