Cognac


Type:

Brandy, aged

Description:

Generic for a specific regional aged dry grape brandy from the Cognac region of France with mandated grape, distillation, and aging requirements that define it from other brandies. Very popular (and excellent) in cocktails, especially older ones, and in all levels of quality and age.

Flavor:

brandy

Availability:

Generally available. Produced and sold in France. Known to be distributed in parts of United Kingdom, Europe and North America. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute:

other (drier) aged brandy


Some popular cocktails with Cognac: