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1840 Original Formula

Researching the

past to reinvent

the future

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Ambré

A floral and fresh

cognac from the

rarest grapes

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10 Générations

Rooted in the

vineyards of Cognac

for ten generations

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Double Cask Réserve

The complex

result of double

cask ageing

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Renegade

A rebellious

take on the

history of cognac

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Sélection des Anges

Experience

the divine

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Dry Curaçao

An orange liqueur

to wake up

your cocktail

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Cognac Degustation

History

Inspired by cognacs used during the golden age of cocktail-making in the 19th century, Ferrand Master Blender Alexandre Gabriel partnered with friend and renowned cocktail historian David Wondrich to revive such a spirit. 1840 Original Formula is young and lively, yet richer in flavor and higher in proof than modern VS cognacs, offering ripe, juicy grape notes with spice and honey accents. Perfect for mixing excellently into cocktails.

Usage

The bold character of 1840 Original Formula is perfect for the alluringly fresh Mint Julep. Jerry Thomas, renowned 19th century bartender and one of the first to extensively compile cocktail recipes, made his classic Mint Julep with cognac. We highly suggest doing the same:

- 2.5 oz Ferrand 1840 Original Formula

- 0.5 oz simple syrup

- 15 mint leaves plus more for garnish

Gently muddle mint and syrup in bottom of julep cup. Add cognac and fill level with crushed ice. Gently stir until cup frosts over then top up with mound of fresh crushed ice and garnish with the reserved mint

Et voilà. In the words of Jerry Thomas himself, you now have yourself a “julep that is fit for an emperor.”

mint julep recipe

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  • Double Cask Réserve
  • Renegade
  • Sélection des Anges
  • Dry Curaçao
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