3rd #cocktail of #FridayNightCocktails on 2nd February: French Connection

Our third and final cocktail is the French Connection. A cocktail of unknown origin, and one of several to bear the name French Connection This one gets its name through the use of two French grape based alcohols; cognac and Lillet Blanc.

French Connection

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time2 mins

A cocktail of unknown origin, and one of several to bear the name French Connection This one gets its name through the use of two French grape based alcohols; cognac and Lillet Blanc.

 30 ml (1 oz) cognac
 30 ml (1 oz) LIlle Blanc
 1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
 1 dash orange bitters
 15 ml (½ oz) honey syrup
 Orange peel for garnish

1

Half-fill a mixing jug with ice.

2

Add all ingredients and stir until chilled.

3

Strain into a tumbler over fresh ice.

4

Garnish with a strip of orange peel.

Ingredients

 30 ml (1 oz) cognac
 30 ml (1 oz) LIlle Blanc
 1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
 1 dash orange bitters
 15 ml (½ oz) honey syrup
 Orange peel for garnish

Directions

1

Half-fill a mixing jug with ice.

2

Add all ingredients and stir until chilled.

3

Strain into a tumbler over fresh ice.

4

Garnish with a strip of orange peel.

French Connection

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