Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Cognac & Other Brandy Cocktails

Mata Hari

You'll think completely differently about chai after tasting it in this cognac-based cocktail.



  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with 3 dried organic rosebuds.

  4. *EO chai-infused sweet vermouth: Add 4 green cardamom pods, 4 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick and 1 piece (1/2 inch) of ginger to a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add 1 tbsp chai or black tea and 2 cups Cinzano rosso vermouth. Bring to a low boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely. Add the remaining vermouth and strain the mixture through cheesecloth. Bottle and store at room temperature.