What Juice to Mix Hennessy With: 12 Delicious Options

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If cognac is your favorite drink, you must have tried the famous Hennessy cognac, one of the best-tasting brands of cognac in the world.

Hennessy is produced in the French region Cognac from a double distilled white vine in copper pots and aged in French oak barrels for 2-6 and more years.

Cognac is one of the finest brandies with a particular flavor that depends on the type of grapes used from the Cognac region, the distillation and blending processes, and the aging time. The older the cognac is, the better flavor it has.

Younger cognacs have fresh fruits, flowers, and citrus flavors. In comparison, the older ones have deeper flavors of dried fruits and flowers, vanilla, toffee, cinnamon, nuts, chocolate, and cigars.

Cognac is enjoyed straight, on ice, or mixed into cocktails.

Hennessy is a versatile cognac that works equally well in classic recipes and modern cocktails to create drinks with a unique combination of flavors.

Many mixers are used with Hennessy, including juices. Below, I will share a list of the best juices you can mix your Hennessy with, so take a look.

What Juice to Mix With Hennessy

Hennessy mixes well with different juices. Therefore, which one you will use will depend on your preferences. Here are the twelve best juices you can mix with Hennessy to get drinks with great flavors.

1. Cranberry juice

Cranberry juiceCranberry juice is my first choice when it comes to mixing Hennessy with juice, and it’s my favorite.

Cranberries naturally have a sour, slightly bitter flavor, but I’m using sweetened cranberry juice to mix with Hennessy and enhance its flavor giving fruity and slightly astringent hints.

This mix of the Hennessy and cranberry juice is known as Cran–Henny; it’s easy to make and tastes great.

You can prepare it at home if you mix one part of Hennessy with three parts of cranberry juice. Add some ice cubes to the old-fashioned glass, pour Hennessy, and add the cranberry juice, stir, and serve. I think that after you have tried this drink, it will become your favorite one.

More: 20 Amazing Hennessy Cocktails

2. Orange juice

Orange juiceOrange juice is also a good option when you need juice to mix with Hennessy. It has a bright, refreshing, citrus flavor and pairs well with the unique taste of the Hennessy cognac.

You can use freshly squeezed orange juice or buy 100% orange juice.

This classic cocktail is known as Jack o’Lantern, and if you want to make it, you will need 1 ½ ounce of Hennessy cognac, one ounce of orange juice,1/2 ounce orange liqueur, and 2 ounces of ginger ale. 

Add the cognac, orange juice, and orange liqueur in a shaker filled with ice and shake well. In an old-fashioned glass, strain the mixture over the ice cubes and add the ginger ale. Garnish with orange wheel and lime twist and serve.

You can adjust the ingredients’ amounts and make these cocktail to your taste.

3. Pineapple juice

Pineapple juicePineapple juice and Hennessy are a good combination that has a nice refreshing flavor. You can use sweetened pineapple juice to get a sweeter taste or an unsweetened one to mix with the Hennessy cognac.

Pineapple juice has a naturally bright, sweet, sour, tropical flavor that goes well with the great taste of Hennessy.

To make this drink, add ice to a cocktail shaker and pour equal amounts of Hennessy and pineapple juice. Just shake well, pour in a glass with ice cubes, garnish with a lime wedge and serve.

4. Apple juice

Apple juice Apple juice and Hennessy are another good combination with great taste.

There’s a wide range of apple juices with different levels of sweetness. However, you can also use multiple varieties of apples to make apple juice at home.

You can use freshly squeezed apple juice or store both apple juice and mix them with Hennesy to get a great-tasting drink.

Apple juice has a sweet, refreshing fruity flavor that will make Hennessy taste even better. You can mix equal amounts of Hennessy and apple juice and add some cinnamon to give additional flavor.

5. Lemon juice

Lemon Juice Fresh lemon juice is a great juice that will make any liquor taste brighter and better, which is the case with Hennessy.

Squeeze one lemon and in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add ½ teaspoon lemon juice and 2 ounces of Hennessy. Stir, strain into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a lemon peel.

Suppose the citrus flavor is too strong for you. In that case, you can also use lemonade or different lemonade variations like watermelon or mango to mix with Hennesy to try some new flavors.

6. Guava juice

Guava juiceGuava juice and Hennessy is an interesting combination with a great flavor.

Depending on the type of guava fruit, guava juice can have a sweet, slightly savory, and slightly acidic fruity flavor. To make this drink, add 1 ½ ounce of Hennesy and ice in a cocktail shaker.

Shake well and strain in a rocks glass. Add the guava juice, garnish with a strawberry slice and serve. Your drink will not just taste but also look great.

7. Sprite

SpriteSprite is my favorite soda that I usually drink when I need refreshment. Sprite is also a good soda you can use to mix with Hennessy. It has a sweet, slightly bitter, refreshing citrus flavor that goes well and enhances the taste of Hennessy.

Another good thing about Sprite is that it’s easy to find in every store, so you will not have to look in any specialized shops to buy a good juice to mix with Hennessy. You can mix one part of Henessy with two parts of Sprite few ice cubes, and your drink is ready to serve.

8. Ginger ale

Ginger aleGinger ale is a sweetened carbonated beverage made with fresh ginger root. There are two varieties of ginger ale, including golden and dry ginger ale.

The golden ginger ale is sweeter, less acidic, and has a stronger ginger flavor. In comparison, dry ginger ale is highly carbonated, less sweet, milder, lighter, and has a sour, refreshing citrusy flavor.

Ginger ale is usually used as a soft drink and mixed in various cocktails. 

You can also mix ginger ale with Hennessy to make it taste better and highlight its flavor. To make this drink in a highball glass, pour 1.5 ounces of Hennessy, add ice cubes and top with 3.5 ounces of ginger ale.

Stir the drink, garnish with a lime wedge and serve. You will be surprised by this great drink’s refreshing ginger flavor.

9. Coke

ColaCoke is a popular carbonated soft drink that goes well with Hennessy. The refreshing and sweet bubbly cola is a great fit with Hennessy’s cognac caramel, vanilla, and oak notes.

When making this drink, you should pay attention to the right ratio to get the desired flavor because Hennessy can easily overpower the Coke flavor if you use it in higher quantities. 

The best Coke and Hennessy ratio is 3 ½ ounces of Coke and 1 ½ ounces of Hennessy. But if you want a stronger drink, you can increase the amount of the Hennessy to 2 or more ounces according to your taste. 

Extra tip: To get the best Hennessy and Coke, add two dashes of orange bitters to give nice citrus hints to this great-tasting cocktail.

First, add Hennessy to a glass filled with ice. Pour the Coke, add the orange bitters and stir to combine. Garnish with an orange wedge and serve.

You can also make this cocktail without orange bitters, just Hennessy and Coke, and garnish with a lemon instead of an orange wedge.

10. Club soda

Club SodaAnother suggestion about what you can mix with your Hennessy is club soda. It’s light, refreshing, and easy to make, and you need only Hennessy and the club soda of your choice.

Club soda has a neutral taste and is a good mixer with Hennessy if you want to taste its real flavor. You can also use tonic water, sparkling water, seltzer, or any other type of carbonated water as a mixer with Hennessy.

If you want to make this drink, you will need to pour 1.5 ounces of Hennessy into a tall glass ¾ filled with ice and add 3 ounces of club soda. Stir, garnish with a lemon wedge, and serve.

11. Mango juice

Mango juiceMango juice is made from mango fruit. It’s a tropical fruit with a very good sweet, tropical flavor similar to a mixture of pineapple and peach.

There are various types of mango: yellow, red, green, orange, or a combination of all these colors. Mango can be more or less sweet and slightly tart, depending on the type and how ripe it’s. 

You can buy or make fresh mango juice to get the best flavor with only two ingredients: ripe mangoes and water. Cut the mangoes in half, scoop the flesh, add water and blend it to get the desired consistency.

You can strain the juice through a sieve to get a smoother texture. With this juice, you can make a Mango Basil Lemonade cocktail.

To prepare this cocktail with Hennessy and mango juice, you will need 1.5 ounces of Hennessy,0.5 oz mango juice,0.5 ounces of simple syrup, 1 ounce of lemon juice, and one club soda.

Put all the ingredients except the club soda in a cocktails shaker, add ice and shake well. Strain the mixture in a Collins glass with ice and top it with club soda. Stir, garnish with a lemon wheel and basil leaf, and serve.

12. Passion fruit juice

Passion fruit juicePassion fruit juice is another mixer that will give your drink a beautiful tropical flavor. Passion fruit’s a tropical fruit with a refreshing, tart, and astringent taste, which becomes sweeter as it ripens.

You can buy or make passion fruit juice to use as a mixer with Hennessy. It’s easy to make a cocktail in no time so that you can enjoy its great, refreshing, tropical flavor.

For this cocktail, you will need 1.5 ounces of Hennessy and 3.5 ounces of passion fruit juice. Pour the ingredients into a glass filled with ice, stir, and garnish with an orange wedge. Your cocktail is ready to serve.

Related Questions

Can You Mix Hennessy With Orange Juice?

I can mix Hennesy with orange juice and make a great cocktail. Orange juice has a bright, refreshing citrus flavor and pairs well with the unique taste of the Hennessy cognac.

What is Hennessy and Orange Juice Called?

Hennessy and Orange juice is called Jack o’Lantern cocktail. This great-tasting cocktail is easy to make with just a few ingredients.

You will need 1 ½ ounce of Hennessy cognac, one ounce of orange juice,1/2 ounce of orange liqueur, and 2 ounces of ginger ale. 

Add the cognac, orange juice, and orange liqueur in a shaker filled with ice and shake well. In an old-fashioned glass, strain the mixture over the ice cubes and add the ginger ale.

Garnish with orange wheel and lime twist and serve. You can adjust the ingredients’ amounts and make these cocktail to your taste.

Hennessy and Pineapple Juice: Is it a Good Combination?

Hennessy and Pineapple juice is a good combination if you like the pineapple flavor.

Pineapple juice has a naturally bright, sweet, sour, tropical flavor that goes well with the great taste of Hennessy.

Hennessy and Pineapple juice are a good combination with a refreshing flavor; if you haven’t tried it yet, now is the time.

What’s Your Pick?

I hope you try some of my suggestions on juices you can mix with Hennessy.

Hennessy is a great-tasting cognac and pairs well with various liquids. You only have to find your perfect match.

You can try my favorite cranberry juice or other options mentioned above and pick your favorite one that you will combine with Hennessy.

If you do so, I will be glad to read about your experience in the comments. You can also share your own recipes below.

Chad Smith

Hello and Welcome, I am Chad, a formal bartender. I created this blog to help readers make exotic cocktails at home.

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