01/17/2011 12:06 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Master Mixology: Cognac Cocktails

You may think of the famed French brandy as a sipping spirit, but cognac has a long mixological history. In fact, it was an extremely popular ingredient in the early 1800s, when the cocktail was born. Since its flavor combines deliciously with fruits and juices, cognac is the backbone of a wide range of both classic and modern drinks. Here are some of our favorites.

Classic Cognac Cocktails