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Black Gimlet

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Don’t let tradition get in the way of a great cocktail. Try a Gimlet with Hennessy Black rather than gin. The stylish cognac features an unbelievably smooth flavor that shines through the lime and simple syrup in the classic recipe.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “3 Festive Cognac Cocktails to Ring in the New Year Right.



  1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until chilled.

  2. Strain into a coupe glass.

  3. Garnish with a lime twist.