Sainte Croix Presents


There are hundreds of cocktail recipes out there, we bring you our select favourites of the best Cognac cocktails that pair perfectly with our exclusive range of Cognacs. We encourage you to explore your own creativity with your Sainte Croix Cognac cocktails and share them with us on social media and with your fellow connoisseurs and friends.

Sainte Croix Cognac Cocktail Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned Cognac Cocktail

If you enjoy a traditional old fashioned cocktail, then you’ll love this twist on a classic. Cardamom-flavoured bitters add a hint of floral and spice, while the orange peel brings a lovely citrus flavour and aroma to the cognac cocktail.



  • 1 sugar cube
  • 2 to 3 dashes cardamom bitters
  • 2 bar spoons of soda water
  • 2 ounces of Sainte Croix VS cognac
  • Large ice cubes
  • Orange peel for garnish
  • Rocks glass


  1. Place the sugar, bitters, and soda water in a rocks glass. Allow the sugar cube to soak in the soda water for about 1 minute.
  2. Using a muddler, mash the sugar cube so it dissolves in the water and bitters.
  3. Add the Sainte Croix VS cognac, then ice and stir.
  4. Squeeze the orange peel skin-side down over the cocktail to release the citrus oil and then drop it skin side up into the drink as garnish.
  5. Enjoy!

Cognac Sour

A unique take on a classic sours cocktail. The cognac adds richness, while the lemon and lime keep it from becoming cloying.



  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ½ ounces of Sainte Croix VS cognac
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the lemon juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and Sainte Croix VS cognac. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with the cherry.
  5. Enjoy!
Sainte Croix Cognac Cocktail Sour
Sainte Croix Cognac Cocktail Giggerade cocktail

Cognac Gingerade

For a refreshing summer beverage, try this cognac-spiked ginger lemonade.



  • 2 thin slices of peeled ginger root, chopped
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • 1½ ounces of Sainte Croix VS cognac
  • Ice
  • 2 to 4 ounces sparkling water
  • Mint, lemon wedge, and ginger for garnish


  1. In a shaker, muddle the gingerroot with the simple syrup.
  2. Add the lemon juice and Sainte Croix VS cognac. Fill the shaker with ice. Shake.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass or highball glass filled with ice. Add soda water and stir.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint, a lemon wedge, and a piece of ginger.
  5. Enjoy!

French Coffee

Warm up after dinner Add a shot of cognac to a premium espresso. it’s relaxing and stimulating all at once.



  • 1½ ounces Sainte Croix VSOP cognac
  • ¾ Simple syrup
  • 3 ounces hot Italian coffee
  • Unsweetened hand whipped cream
  • Nutmeg for garnish


  1. In a mug, combine the Sainte Croix VSOP cognac and demerara syrup. Stir.
  2. Pour in the coffee and stir again.
  3. Spoon the whipped cream over the top. Garnish with a grating of nutmeg.
  4. Enjoy!
Sainte Croix Cognac Cocktail French coffee

FRENCH 125 Cocktail

The classic French 75 cocktail is made with gin, but substituting cognac adds complexity and warmth.



  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 1½ ounces Sainte Croix VSOP cognac
  • Ice
  • 3 to 4 ounces sparkling white wine, chilled
  • Lemon twist for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the lemon juice, simple syrup, and Sainte Croix VSOP cognac. Add ice. Shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled Champagne flute. Top with the sparkling wine and stir.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.
  4. Enjoy!

The Alexander

The cognac in brings a delightful depth to This delicate cocktail. If you’ve never tried this drink before, you’re in for a real treat.



  • 1 ounce Sainte Croix Sainte Croix XO
  • 1 ounce dark créme de cacao (may substitute with favourite dark chocolate liqueur)
  • 1 ounce heavy cream (may substitute with half and half)
  • A sprinkle of nutmeg for garnish


  1. Pour the Sainte Croix XO cognac followed by the other liquid ingredients into a shaker with ice and give them a quick shake.
  2. Strain the drink into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the cocktail with a little grated nutmeg. Fresh grated is always best, but you can sprinkle a little ground nutmeg on top if that’s all you have.
  4. Enjoy!




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