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What Juice Goes Good With Hennessy? (2022 Updated)

Last Updated on July 21, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Hennessy is one of the most versatile drinks. It has a wide variety of mixers available to enhance and complement its unique characteristics. However, do you know what juice goes good with Hennessy?

Fortunately, our team found some delicious Hennessy mixers that might interest you.

6 Juices That Mix Well With Hennessy

6 Juices That Mixes Well With Hennessy

1. Cranberry Juice

Cranberry Juice on desk with cranberry fruit

In their natural state, cranberries are bitter to the extent of being unpleasant. However, when sweetened, they may be rather tasty. Cranberries are sweetened and offered as a juice paired with Hennessy.

Three parts cranberry juice and one part of Hennessy make up the “Cran-Henny” drink. It is an adult version of CranGrape Juice served over ice. 

2. Pineapple Juice

Pineapple Juice on table with pineapple fruit

When you mix Hennessy with rich, sweet pineapple juice and add the cocktail’s sour edge, the Hennessy Sour pineapple cocktail is truly unique. This is fruity and energizing in a good way and an ideal drink for the summer months. 

Just toss in 1.5 oz of Hennessy, sour mix, and pineapple juice inside your shaker. Shake well and garnish with a lemon wedge, and you’re good to go. 

3. Orange Juice

Orange Juice on desk with orange fruit

Oranges have such a bright and beautiful citrus flavor. It can be paired with almost any drink because of the refreshing and citrusy taste. Freshly squeezed adds a layer of texture and taste to gin, vodka, rum, and cognac.

Try the Jack O’ lantern mix to try how orange juice and Hennessy go well with each other. Just an ounce of orange juice and 1 ½ ounce of your favorite cognac and some garnishes make up the Jack O’ Lantern.  

Also Read: What is Hennessy Made From?

4. Apple Juice

Apple Juice

A freshly squeezed apple or high-quality apple juice might be a great mixer for your Hennessy shot, leaving a sweet aftertaste. Combining the cognac’s warmth and the apple juice’s sweetness makes for a refreshing and pleasurable drink.

A spiced apple cocktail is one of the cocktails you can try out. Just take out your Hennessy black and add at least 30 mL of apple juice. Then put four dashes of Angostura, a teaspoon of lemon juice, and cinnamon for additional flavor and garnish. 

5. Fresh Lemon Juice

Fresh lemon juice is one of the greatest juices to try with any liquor, especially Hennessy. So many traditional beverages benefit from the tangy flavor of fresh lemon juice. This is one of the most commonly used mixers, aside from pineapple. Check out this Hennessy & Lemonade recipe here

Also, lemon juice can prevent and repair liver damage caused by excessive alcohol intake [1]. 

6. Guava Juice

Guava Juice

Are you looking for a different combination for your Hennessy? Then try mixing your Hennessy with guava juice. Learn how to make the Hennessy Guava drink, which has summer’s sweet, fruity taste. This is ideal for special events. 

All you’ll need is 1.5 oz. of Hennessy, strawberry slices, lemon slices for garnish, and guava juice. Combine all of the ingredients and serve.

Also Read: Hennessy & Mango Juice Recipe

Popular Hennessy & Juice Cocktail Recipes

Popular Hennessy & Juice Cocktail Recipes

Hennessy Guava Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 40 ml Hennessy Very Special
  • 2 Strawberry slices
  • 1 Lime wedge
  • 60 ml Guava Juice

Procedure: 

Combine the strawberries and lime wedge. Shake with ice and Hennessy Very Special in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a rocks glass and serve garnished with a strawberry slice. You may also like this Hennessy and Strawberry mix here

French 75

French 75

Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 3 oz champagne (or other sparkling wine)
  • Garnish: lemon twist

Procedure: 

Combine the simple syrup, lemon juice, and gin in a shaker filled with ice and mix until completely chilled. Fill a champagne flute halfway with the liquid. Garnish with a lemon twist after adding the champagne.

Hennessy 44

Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/4 ounces Hennessy
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 dash moët & chandon impérial brut

Procedure: 

In a highball glass packed with ice, combine Hennessy and 4 ounces pineapple juice. Finally, whisk in the champagne gradually. Garnish with a slice of lemon or pineapple.

Jack-O’-Lantern Cocktail

Jack-O'-Lantern Cocktail

Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 ounces cognac
  • 1/2 ounce brandy-based orange liqueur
  • 1-ounce orange juice
  • 2 to 3 ounces ginger ale
  • Lime twist, for garnish
  • Orange wheel, for garnish

Procedure: 

In a cocktail shaker, add roughly a cup of ice. Pour in all of the ingredients at this point. Pour all ingredients in a shaker and strain into a cocktail glass. Fill the glass halfway with ice and garnish with an orange wheel and a straw.

The Hennessy Berry cocktail

The Hennessy Berry cocktail

Ingredients: 

  • 40 ml Hennessy Very Special
  • 45 ml Cranberry juice
  • 40 ml Pineapple juice

Procedure: 

In a highball glass, pour the Hennessy Very Special. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Serve with cranberry and pineapple juices on the side. Serve with a slice of lime as a garnish.

FAQs

Is Hennessy good for cocktails?

Yes, Hennessy is good for cocktails. The strong kick of Hennessy and the sourness and sweetness of fruit juice will balance out the taste of Hennessy and complement each other. 

Can you mix Hennessy with any juice?

Yes, you can mix Hennessy with any juice as long as it tastes good to you. Fruit juices help enhance and neutralize the taste and texture of alcoholic drinks [2]. We highly recommend these Hennessy Punch recipes!

Final Thoughts 

Hennessy is an all-around alcoholic beverage in the market because of its rich and smooth flavor. It is best sipped neat, but drinking Hennessy with a nice mixer enhances the aroma and adds new flavors to your drink. 

Hennessy’s good chaser balances out the cognac’s robust spirit while preserving the brandy’s rich flavor. Orange juice, pineapple juice, guava juice, lemon juice, cranberry juice, and apple juice are fruit juices that go well with Hennessy. 

References: 

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5439254/ 
  2. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/articles/how-to-pair-mixers-with-alcohol

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