Brandy Snapper

Brandy Snapper

Brandy Snapper

This lightly floral cognac drink is sweetened with honey.Michael Kraus

This lightly floral, honey-sweetened drink comes from Frank Newman's 1907 book, American Bar. This recipe first appeared in the 2012 SAVEUR 100, with the article Cognac Cocktails.

Brandy Snapper
This lightly floral, honey-sweetened drink comes from Frank Newman's 1907 book, American Bar.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. cognac, such as Ferrand Ambre, Remy Martin VSOP, or Hennessy Black
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. creme de framboise
  • 1 tsp. honey dissolved in 2 tsp. hot water
  • 12 crosswise orange slice, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Shake cognac, juice, framboise, and honey mixture in a shaker filled with ice until chilled. Strain into a chilled highball glass filled with cracked ice; garnish with orange slice.