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The Classic

the classic cocktail

 Colleen Healy

This cocktail was created by Colleen Healy at Pops for Cognac Classics Week.


  • 1 Sugar cube
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 oz Hennessy VSOP cognac
  • 4 oz Brut Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon twist


  1. Place the sugar cube in a chilled coupe glass and saturate with the bitters.

  2. Add the cognac to the glass and top with the Champagne.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.