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Vintage Frapin Cognac November 17, 2010

Cognac Frapin Multi Millésime no 3: The award winnining vintage

The superb new addition from Cognac Frapin has just been awarded the Gold Medal at the International Spirit Fair in London. This prestigious honour is only awarded to solid and high quality Cognacs. Gold for Frapin’s vintage The Multi Millesime No 3 is sure to become another popular vintage bottle, as were its predecessors, the Multi…

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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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Cognac in South Africa: Interview with Hennessy Brand Manager

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“Don Henny’s” Unbelievable 160-bottle Hennessy Cognac Collection

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“Don Henny’s” Unbelievable 160-bottle Hennessy Cognac Collection

„I have an old 50ML (I believe) unopened bottle of Hennessy Cognac. My 83 year old Mom got it when she was young and just gave it to me. I will try to find out approximately what year she acquired it. Would you be able to...“

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Godet Antarctica: US Launch

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Remy Martin V: Launch of the New Clear Spirit Brandy

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Our Visit at Trade Fair ProWein 2014

„[...] World’s Best Cognac” schmücken darf.  Noch in guter Erinnerung durch unseren ProWein Besuch vor wenigen Wochen präsentiert sich der Cognac dunkel-gülden in der Farbe, auf der Nase mit so [...]“