Ring In The New Year With Hennessy V.S. - The World's Leading Cognac

Lisa Valadez | 12/29/2014, 6:28 p.m.
Master Mixologist Jordan Bushell shares seasonal-mixed drink recipes perfect for the New Year.

Happy Holidays!

The New Year is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with family, friends, and a couple of great signature cocktails?

Don't do the ordinary by ringing in 2015 with the same ol' bubbly. Instead, impress your guests with the world's leading Cognac brand, Hennessy.

Thanks to Hennessy Master Mixologist Jordan Bushell here's a delicious array of seasonal mixed-drinks perfect for sipping this New Year's Eve!

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Old World - Transport yourself to the good ol’ days with this Hennessy concoction served on the rocks featuring Hennessy V.S, orange bitters and Amaro Nonino, garnished with a lemon wheel.

2 oz Hennessy V.S

.5 oz Amaro Nonino

5 dashes orange bitters

Garnish: Lemon wheel

Glass: Rocks

Method: Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice, stir to chill. Strain liquid into a rocks glass with fresh ice, garnish with a lemon wheel and serve.

Ginger Apple - Sweet as can be, this drink is perfect for a relaxing evening with friends mixing Hennessy V.S, Ginger Liqueur, lemon juice, apple cider (apple juice), angostura bitter, soda garnished with apple spear and ginger spear.

1.5 oz Hennessy V.S

.75 oz Ginger Liqueur

.5 oz Lemon juice

2 oz Apple Cider or apple juice

1 dash angostura bitters

top with Soda

Garnish: Apple spear and ginger spear

Glass: Collins

Method: Shake all liquid except soda in a shaker tin with ice. Strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Top with Soda and garnish with an apple and ginger spear

A Long Night in Madrid - Transport yourself to Europe with Hennessy V.S, Medieria, maple syrup, egg white, angostura bitters topped with your choice of coco nib shavings or dark chocolate.

1.5 oz Hennessy VS

.75 oz Medeira

.25 oz grade A maple syrup

4 dashes angostura bitters

1 egg white

Garnish: Coco nib shavings, or dark chocolate

Glass: Coupe or martini

Method: add all ingredients to a shaker tin and shake without ice to activate egg white, then add ice and shake to chill. Strain into a coupe or martini glass and shave coco nib over the top.

Winter Vacation (Warm Cocktail) - Stay warm and escape the cold with Hennessy V.S, Velvet Falernum, fresh lemon juice, hibiscus tea all topped with a lemon wheel and cinnamon stick.

1 oz Hennessy V.S

1 oz Velvet Falernum

.25 oz Fresh Lemon juice

5 oz Hibiscus tea (hot)

Garnish: Lemon Wheel and cinnamon stick

Glass: Heat proof glass mug

Method: Add all ingredients to a heat proof glass mug and stir to combine, garnish with a lemon wheel and a cinnamon stick, serve.

Now, go buy a bottle or two of Hennessy V.S, serve up these delicious cocktails and have a Happy New Year!

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