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French Connection


French Connection Cocktail

French Connection

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
The French Connection is a relatively simple, somewhat common mixed drink that makes a stunning after dinner drink or nightcap. The Cognac adds warmth to the chilled drink and the flavor mixes nicely with a quality amaretto liqueur. Drinks as simple as this depend more on high-end spirits than those with more mixers, so do yourself a favor and choose a nice Cognac (VSOP , XO or older) and amaretto (ie. Di Saronno, Gozio). There is also a French Connection #2 and a French Connection Coffee.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Cognac
  • 3/4 ounce amaretto liqueur


  1. Build the ingredients into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir and serve.

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