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

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