Cocktail of the week: The Baptiste


This drink marries scrumptious cognac, Canadian maple syrup, lemon juice, orange bitters and bone-dry cider to create a complex yet approachable tipple that’s hard to have just the one of.

The Baptiste
Serves 1

50ml good cognac – we use Rémy Martin 1738
10ml maple syrup
10ml fresh lemon juice
1 dash orange bitters
Dry French cider, to top
Orange zest, to garnish

Fill a shaker with ice, add all the liquids bar the cider, shake and strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Top with the cider, garnish and serve.

Designed by Happiness Forgets bar, London N1, for Maison Rémy Martin at Claude Bosi, Bibendum, London SW3