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The French Connection
What is the French Connection? The French connection cocktail is an alcoholic beverage, made with cognac and amaretto, usually served after dinner or as a nightcap. It is meant to be sipped slowly as the combination of cognac and amaretto make it considerably strong. Although it is one of the easiest cocktails to make, it is also one of the most sophisticated. It is made of: 50% Cognac, 50% Amaretto, for a stylish slow-sipper.
Maison Camus - The last independent House of Cognac
Founded in 1863 by Jean-Baptiste Camus, CAMUS has always highly valued its freedom, cherishing the family character of the business and hence preserving its independence. Five generations have each taken over from its predecessors to establish the reputation of CAMUS, decade after decade, with one shared conviction: to pass on its passion, heritage, tradition, know-how and excellence.
The Sidecar, by Camus Cognac
By Valentin Cotton, Instagram account owner @Winepoetry_ A cocktail means often travelling in time, and also discovering spirits from another perspective. It also represents a state of mind, like being in a cozy bar with a subdued atmosphere, epitomizing a moment of relaxation.
The history of the Sidecar - Cocktail
It was in 1931 that the Sidecar cocktail was born. You would tell us that a Sidecar is above all a motorcycle with a 3rd wheel. And we would agree with you, because in fact the Sidecar cocktail takes its name exactly from this... Make your own Sidecar at home with this complete kit that will allow you to create the most intensely aromatic cocktail, as good as if it had been made by the best bartenders! A great gift idea for the end of the year celebrations!
The perfect Sidecar Cocktail Kit at Home
At CAMUS, we have been working on a ready-to-use solution to easily create one of the most iconic Cognac-based cocktails at home: The Perfect Sidecar. Together with our Cognac we have combined a Triple Sec with sweet citrus notes - that of DeKuyper - and a fresh lemon. We have included a professional shaker and a manual with the secrets to create the cocktail at its perfection, step by step. All this packaged in a ready-to-use box that allows you to make up to 14 cocktails at a truly unbeatable price.
Why Caribbean Expedition is a primacy in Cognac category (Ep. 2/2)
The secrets behind Tropical Maturation After an adventurous journey of 45 days (read the previous post), Caribbean Expedition barrels landed in Bridgetown to be entrusted to Mr. Richard Seale, Master Distiller of the historic Rum House Foursquare, for a further year of maturation in tropical climate conditions.