Virginia Nightcap

Cocktail Ingredients:
6 oz. Cognac
1 pint Hard Cider
1 oz. Sugar Cloves

Crush about 2 dozen cloves into a fine powder and combine with sugar in saucepan.
Add the Cognac and Cider.
Heat until just under boiling.
Serve in coffee cups or mugs.

Royal Screw

Cocktail Ingredients:
2 oz. Cognac
2 oz. Orange Juice (chilled)

Pour Cognac into champagne flute.
Add orange juice and stir.
Fill with Champagne.

Rockey Green Dragon

Cocktail Ingredients:
1 oz. Gin
1 tbsp. Green Chartreuse
1 tbsp. Cognac

Shake well with cracked ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.


Cocktail Ingredients:
1/2 oz. Cognac
1/2 oz. Apricot Brandy
1/2 oz. Creme do Menthe
2 dashes Absinthe

Shake well with cracked ice.
Strain into cocktail glass.

Light Guard Punch

Punch Ingredients:
3 bottles Champagne
1 bottle Pale Sherry
1 bottle Cognac
1 bottle Sauterne
1 sliced Pineapple
4 sliced Lemons

Mix all in punch bowl with large block of ice.
Stir well, sweetening with sugar if needed.
Serve immediately.
Serves about 20.

King’s Peg

Cocktail Ingredients:
2 1/2 oz. Cognac
chilled Champagne

Add cognac to a wine glass filled with ice.
Fill with Champagne.


Cocktail Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. Cognac
1 tsp. Vodka
2 tsp. Anisette
2 tsp. Triple Sec

Shake well with crushed ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.

Blood Red Sangria

Sangria Ingredients:
1 bottle red wine (Cheap)
12 oz. club soda
2 oz. cognac
3 tbs. warmed honey
4 sliced figs
1/2 cup red or black grapes, halved
1/2 cup pitted cherries

Combine the fruit in a large glass bowl, adding the cognac and honey until the honey is dissolved. Pour in the wine and stir gently. Refrigerate for a minimum of two hours and as long as over night. When ready to serve, add the club soda and stir gently.

The Sidecar

Invented in the early 1900’s and was popular until the beginning of World War II, the sidecar has been making a comeback. Sidecars come using a variety of liquors, brandy, gin, vodka and irish whisky, but cognac is the original.

Cocktail Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. VS or VSOP cognac
3/4 oz. Cointreau
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass with a sugared rim.
Garnish with an orange peel.

Grand Apple

Cocktail Ingredients:
1 oz. Apple Brandy
1/2 oz. Cognac
1/2 oz. Grand Marnier

Mix Ingredients with ice.
Strain into old fashioned glass.