A Celebration
of Joie De Vivre

A Celebration
of Joie De Vivre

Your Perfect Cocktail

Courvoisier Gala

In the 1950s, Chief Blender André Boufflet developed a new cognac created to be mixed. This was a first and grew in popularity until the drink transformed into a lifestyle. The Courvoisier Gala is a refreshing cocktail, perfect for daytime occasions.

INGREDIENTS
50ml Courvoisier VS or VSOP
50ml Grapefruit Juice
Top off with Indian Tonic Water
(Alternatively, replace Grapefruit Juice and the tonic with your favourite citrus flavoured tonic.)

METHOD
Build all ingredients over ice and garnish with citrus.

Courvoisier French twist

The French Twist is a perfect example of how our process enhances the cocktail: simple, approachable, elegant and the perfect cocktail to be enjoyed, day or evening.

INGREDIENTS
50ml Courvoisier® VSOP
15ml Orange Curacao or quality Triple sec
22ml Sirop de Gomme (or honey)
15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
89 ml Soda Water

METHOD
Build all ingredients into a tin, except soda. Add one hand cracked 1×1 ice cube and shake until melted. Pour into a glass 1/2 full of cobble or crushed ice, add the soda water, then pack in extra ice and garnish with fruit.

Your Perfect Cocktail

Courvoisier Gala

In the 1950s, Chief Blender André Boufflet developed a new cognac created to be mixed. This was a first and grew in popularity until the drink transformed into a lifestyle. The Courvoisier Gala is a refreshing cocktail, perfect for daytime occasions.

INGREDIENTS
50ml Courvoisier VS or VSOP
50ml Grapefruit Juice
Top off with Indian Tonic Water
(Alternatively, replace Grapefruit Juice and the tonic with your favourite citrus flavoured tonic.)

METHOD
Build all ingredients over ice and garnish with citrus.

Courvoisier French twist

The French Twist is a perfect example of how our process enhances the cocktail: simple, approachable, elegant and the perfect cocktail to be enjoyed, day or evening.

INGREDIENTS
50ml Courvoisier® VSOP
15ml Orange Curacao or quality Triple sec
22ml Sirop de Gomme (or honey)
15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
89 ml Soda Water

METHOD
Build all ingredients into a tin, except soda. Add one hand cracked 1×1 ice cube and shake until melted. Pour into a glass 1/2 full of cobble or crushed ice, add the soda water, then pack in extra ice and garnish with fruit.

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