The Hennessy Mata Hari
HENNESSY MATA HARI
40 ml – Hennessy Very Special 30 ml – Ginger and Cinnamon Infused Sweet Vermouth 22 ml – Lime Juice 15 ml – Simple Syrup 22 ml – Pomegranate Juice 1 dash – Aromatic Bitters
Garnish: Dehydrated Lime and Edible Flowers
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Double strain into a coupe glass and garnish with dehydrated lime and edible flowers.
The Hennessy Maple Spiced Old Fashioned
HENNESSY MAPLE SPICED OLD FASHIONED
Glassware: Old Fashioned
60 ml – Hennessy Very Special
4 dashes – Angostura Bitters
7.5 ml – Homemade Spiced Maple Syrup
Garnish: Slice of Ginger and Dehydrated Lime
Add spiced maple syrup, bitters and Hennessy in a mixing glass full of ice. Stir until well chilled and diluted. Strain into an old fashioned glass with an ice block. Garnish with a flamed cinnamon stick.
The Hennessy Spicy Blazer
HENNESSY SPICY BLAZER
Glassware: Old Fashioned
50 ml – Hennessy Very Special
0.5 tsp – Liquorice powder
30 ml – mineral water
1 pinch – Black Pepper
1 Tbsp – White Sugar
1 pinch – Ground Cinnamon
Garnish: Cinnamon Bark
Mix all the ingredients in a metal shaker, flambé the liquid before pouring from one half of the shaker to the other half 4-5 times. Put out the flame and let cook. Pour into an old fashioned glass filled with ice cubes. Garnish with cinnamon bark.
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