6 min

Cognac With Ginger Ale

Thirst-quenching and spicy

    What you need

    Ingredients

    Cocktails for:
    1 person
    • 40 ml
      Martell VS or Noblige
    • 20 ml
      Laurel and citronella syrup
    • 200 ml
      Water (for syrup)
    • 1 stick
      Citronella (for syrup)
    • 1
      Laurel (for syrup)
    • 20 ml
      Cardamom-saffron syrup (for a twist)
    • 200 ml
      Water (for syrup)
    • 4 seeds
      Cardamon (for syrup)
    • 1 small pinch
      Saffron (for syrup)
    • 20 ml
      Lime juice
    • 60 ml
      Ginger ale
    • 1 slice
      Lemon zest and Laurel leaf (garnish)

    Instructions

    • 1Important: all final preparations must be measured with a jigger before being added to the cocktail.
    • 2For the laurel-citronella syrup: Peel the citronella stick, place in cold water (200gr) with the laurel, bring to a simmer, set aside for 1 hour, filter. Add the sugar little by little, stir until completely dissolved. For the cardamom-saffron syrup: Put a pinch of saffron and 3 crushed cardamom seeds in cold water (200gr), bring to a simmer, set aside for 1 hour, filter. Add sugar little by little, stir until completely dissolved.
    • 3Put the cognac, with the laurel-citronella syrup (or cardamom-saffron syrup) in a shaker.
    • 4Shake.
    • 5Pour into a glass filled with ice cubes, filtering through the strainer.
    • 6Top with ginger ale.
    • 7Squeeze lemon and add zest and laurel leaf to garnish.
    • 8Taste.

    Serving tips

    Serve in a long drink glass.

     

    Tools

    Tools and utensils

    Bar tools: 1 shaker, 1 strainer, 1 jigger, 1 blender, ice cubes.

    For the syrup: 1 pan, 1 spoon, weighing scales, 1 sieve

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