Cognac Sour

Makes 1 drink
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Course: Drinks
Keyword: cognac sour
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Julia Frey of Vikalinka


For the Demerara sugar syrup

  • 1 cup- Demerara/Turbinado sugar
  • 1 cup-water

For Cognac Sour

  • 2 shots-Cognac
  • 1 shot- freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ shot- Demerara/Turbinado sugar syrup
  • lemon wedges
  • rosemary sprig


  • Make sugar syrup by combining Demerara/Turbinado sugar and water in a saucepan and bringing to a boil stirring continuously until sugar dissolves. Cool and bottle.
  • Measure all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
  • Add 5-6 ice cubes. Shake vigorously and strain into a short glass.
  • Add 1-2 ice cubes to the glass and garnish with a lemon wedge and a rosemary sprig.