Pépa (Cognac and Vodka Cocktail)
Named for Pépa Bonafé, a French starlet of the 1920s, this cocktail combines brandy and vodka in one bracing drink. This recipe first appeared in the 2012 SAVEUR 100, with the article Cognac Cocktails.
Enlarge Image Credit: Michael KrausMAKES 1 COCKTAIL
INGREDIENTS1½ oz. dry vermouth, such as Noilly Prat
1 oz. cognac, such as Ferrand Ambre, Rémy Martin VSOP, or Hennessy Black
1 oz. vodka, such as Stolichnaya
1 dash Angostura bitters
Twist of lemon peel, to garnish