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Hennessy & Pineapple Juice Recipe (2022 Updated)

Last Updated on August 4, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Hennessy is a popular drink with extraordinary flavors and subtleness. Moreso, this cognac is also an excellent base in many cocktails that goes well with a versatile mixer like pineapple juice.

Read on and find out how to make the best Hennessy and pineapple juice mixed drinks. 

Recipe for Hennessy & Pineapple Juice

Recipe for Hennessy & Pineapple Juice

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 30 ml Hennessy V.S. 
  • 30 ml pineapple juice
  • 30 ml sour mix
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions: 

Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, pour liquid ingredients, and sour mix into the shaker. Shake the contents vigorously. Strain contents and pour into a rocks glass with ice cubes halfway through. Garnish and serve.

Serving: 1

Hennessy & Pineapple Juice: What Is It?

Hennessy & Pineapple Juice on desk

Hennessy and pineapple juice is a refreshing alcoholic beverage that contains the spicy-oaky flavor of Hennessy and the sweet-sour taste of pineapple. The versatility of this cognac fits the sweetness of this tropical fruit. 

It blends well without overpowering one another, making it very satisfyingly refreshing to drink. It also helps that Hennessy is aged enough to tone down the roughness of the alcohol content. It makes it smoother to drink, whether neat or mixed.

How Does It Taste?

How Does It Taste?

Hennessy and pineapple taste like a tropical [1] drink with a slight alcohol touch. What makes Hennessy the best fit for this drink is its smoothness that goes well with the sweet-sour taste of the pineapple. You may also try other juice flavors that goes well with Hennessy

If you want to make the drink have a stronger alcohol presence, you can adjust without jeopardizing the flavor. However, you might want to go slow with your intake, which can make you drunk with just a couple of glasses. 

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Other Hennessy & Pineapple Variants 

Hennessy 44

Hennessy 44 on table

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 ounces Hennessy VS
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce champagne
  • Ice 
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions:

Fill a highball glass with ice, then pour Hennessy and pineapple juice. Stir content gently, then add champagne. Stir content once again. Garnish and serve.

Serving: 1

Pineapple Henny-Rita 

Pineapple Henny-Rita 

Prep Time: 8-10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pineapple head
  • 2 shots Hennessy
  • 3 shots tequila
  • 2 shots triple sec
  • 2 shots of margarita mix syrup
  • 3 cups ice cubes

Instructions:

Cut the top part of the pineapple, take the flesh out, and put it inside the blender. Blend the pineapple flesh until creamy before adding ice. Blend well. Next, add in all remaining ingredients and blend it for 20 seconds. 

Scoop blended ingredients back to the pineapple fruit or pour it into tall glasses. Garnish and serve. 

Serving: 1

FAQs 

Does Hennessy taste good with pineapple juice?

Yes, Hennessy tastes good with pineapple juice because the cognac’s flavor is subtle and not overpowering. Hennessy VS is smooth, making it best for Hennessy cocktails and mixed drinks.

How many calories does Hennessy and pineapple juice have?

Hennessy and pineapple juice have calories below 200. Hennessy alone has 69 cal per serving, while pineapple has 60 calories. Even with an added sour mix at 87 calories, it will just be a little over 200.

Final Thoughts

Hennessy and pineapple juice are relaxing drinks you can enjoy under the heat of the sun or inside a bar. The balance of flavor between the two makes it popular with many drinkers. 

The sweetness of the pineapple blends perfectly with the flavors of Hennessy. Since the cognac is subtle and smooth, the alcohol is not causing any sting or roughness, even if the drinker chooses to increase the alcohol equation. Just remember to drink this in moderation, though. 

Reference:

  1. https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/tropics/

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