Centaur

Description
Cognac, Bitters, Lime juice, Ginger ale, Simple syrup, Mint
Ingredients
1 12ozCognac, Rémy Martin VSOP
1ozLime juice
12ozSimple syrup
8lfMint
1ozGinger ale
1dsBitters, Angostura (or Angostura orange)
1spgMint (as garnish, smacked)
Instructions
Gently muddle mint, simple & lime; build; stir; smack and garnish
Notes
The Centaur is the logo of Rémy Martin.
History
According to Darcy O'Neil, the history of this drink is unknown, but he believes that it is a relatively new concoction, created by Rémy Martin. The only other reference to this drink is on their website and in a bartending trade magazine.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2012
Created byRemy Martin
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://www.artofdrink.com/drinks/cocktails/centaur-cocktail/
Posted byBudstockwell on 10/22/2012

Comments

Dan's picture

Moderated to conform to Darcy's recipe, which is not currently on the Rémy Martin site, and to simplify the instructions. Lime juice should be fresh, not Rose's, as lime cordial would make this way too sweet. The current Rémy Martin site lists a variant, the Centaur Spice, which lacks the lime and mint.

Thank you. I am new to the site and still learning how to use it. I had wanted to say use fresh lime juice as well as using homemade simple syrup. I'll get the hang of it. Love the site and I am excited to try new things and hope to have something decent to offer as well.

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