Archive of ‘Cointreau’ category

Knock Knock, brandy cocktail

Time for some call-and-response humor. Knock, knock. Who’s there? Waiter. Waiter who? Waiter you taste this cocktail. (We heard the groaning out there.) This easy to assemble sipper makes a pleasant after-dinner drink and could easily work before dinner, too. Knock Knock 1 1/2 ounces brandy 1/2 ounce Cointreau Chilled soda water Fill a wine […]


Petit Fleur, TBT cocktail

Here’s a tangy and refreshing aperitif built around white rum to spark your dinner appetite. Stay away from dark versions of rum for this drink; however, you can substitute orange-flavored triple sec or Orange Curacao for the Cointreau. Petit Fleur 1 ounce light rum (light or white rum) 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec 1 […]


Frescolina, mango cocktail

This cocktail, with the lush taste of mango, comes from Salvatore Calabrese’s book “Cocktails by Flavor,” a welcome guide to the use of herbs, fruit and vegetables in cocktails. Mangoes are available year-round in market and what doesn’t make it into this cocktail is great as a breakfast fruit or in a smoothie. Frescolina 2 […]


Trois Rivières, riparian cocktail

This drink is named for a town on the banks of the St. Maurice River in Canada’s French-speaking Quebec Province. Hence the Canadian whiskey base and the French-made Dubonnet and Cointreau. Vive le Quebec libre! Trois Rivières 2 ounces Canadian whiskey 1/2 ounce Dubonnet Rouge 1 tablespoon Cointreau Pour all the ingredients into an ice-filled […]