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Tulip cognac glass November 14, 2010

Cognac glasses: The two basic types and their differences

For the purists, in order to fully appreciate the delight that is Cognac, there’s really only two types of glasses from which to sip your eaux-de-vie.  After all, the Cognac producers put a great deal of time, care and effort into producing one of the world’s finest beverages, so it is only proper to ensure…

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cognac-beer-xo November 13, 2010

Malt and grapes: 8% Beer with XO Cognac (Video)

Here comes a video of a Beer with XO Cognac, called XO Beer. It’s a blend of beer and cognac – malt meets grapes. No it was not aged together in the same cask – but that would probably be an interesting thing to do. This beer present a special flavor, and at 8% alcohol.

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Original Gangster Brandy November 9, 2010

Ice-T now promotes French Original Gangster XO brandy

So Ice-T is another rapper that jumps on the beverage train. He just signed to promote a spirit called Original Gangster XO brandy. But be aware: It’s produced in France, it might be called XO – but it’s not a Cognac. ‘Original Gangster’ brandy is no Cognac Ice-T did a deal with Aiko Importers and…

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China's dragon is thirsty November 5, 2010

China is now the 2nd biggest consumer of Cognac in the world

As the BNIC just announced, China just became the 2nd biggest drinker of Cognac in the world: From today on! China’s dragon is thirsty. Chinese drank 20 million bottles of Cognac between january and september 2010, and 90% of those bottles were higher quality than VS or Three Star cognac. That is madness! Cognac consumption…

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Sam Adams Utopias November 4, 2010

Samuel Adams Utopias is an extra strong beer aged in Cognac barrels!

This is what the world has been waiting for: A beer that comes directly out of a cognac cask. If you want to know more about ageing, please read the related article at the bottom of this article. Samuel Adams Utopias is an extra strong beer, brewed with malts and syrup.. and aged in cognac…

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Mandarine Napoleon XO Grande Champagne November 2, 2010

A new Mandarine Napoléon XO hits the market

Mandarine Napoléon XO comes in a black, luxury case with some mirror effects. Look at the bottle – it even looks like a mandarine… As Vodka&Co. reports, this bottle is a mix of just under 30 different herbs and spices of mandarines, blended with a Cognac XO from the Grande Champagne growth area. This combination…

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