Celebrate Valentine’s Day with These “Very Special” Hennessy Mixed Drinks

Valentine’s Day is this Saturday, and it’s time to start planning a romantic evening. This year, treat your special someone with these mixed drinks featuring Hennessy V.S. They’re perfect as a pre-dinner drink or a “very special” nightcap.

XOXOXO - Show your sweetheart your sweet side by mixing up a drink featuring Hennessy V.S Ingredients1.5 oz Hennessy VS.5 oz Antica Formula sweet vermouth.5 oz Crème YvetteSplash of simple syrup1 dash Angostura Bitters1 dash Fee brothers Aztec chocolate bitters3 muddled Black Cherries1/8th of a lemonFresh Grated cinnamonGarnish: CherryGlass: Rocks GlassInstructions:

  • Muddle cherries and lemon wedge in a shaker tin
  • Add all liquid to shaker with ice, shake until well chilled
  • Strain into glass with large ice cube
  • Grate cinnamon over the top and garnish with a cherry.

Note: Instead of Hennessy VS and Simple Syrup, add 1.5 oz of Hennessy XO to make a more opulent cocktail experience. Hennessy Guava - Perfect for those dreaming of a weekend getaway with warm temperaturesExotic Guava meets the fruit of summer in this fruit forward pairing of flavors.1.5 oz Hennessy VS2-3 Strawberry Slices1 lime wedge2oz Guava JuiceGlass: RocksInstructions:

  • Muddle strawberries and lime wedge in a shaker tin
  • Add all other ingredients with ice
  • Shake until chilled,
  • Strain into a rocks glass with ice and garnish with a strawberry

Downtown Cognac Manhattan – Nothing is more chic than a Manhattan dateA Classic cocktail made richer and more complex through the addition of Hennessy and an Italian Amaro, something to sit back and savor after a long day.1.5 oz Hennessy VS.5 oz sweet vermouth.25 oz of Averna2 dashes angostura bittersGarnish: Orange TwistGlass: Coupe, or rocks glassInstructions:

  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice
  • Stir until chilled
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe or rocks glass
  • Garnish with an orange twist