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What To Mix Remy Martin With: Our 10 Picks (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on December 28, 2022 by Lydia Martin

If you’re fond of cognacs, the name Rémy Martin would first pop into your mind.

This high-end cognac spirit contains rich flavors that can make exceptional cocktails.

We’ll show you what to mix Remy Martin with. Here’s the list.

Top 10 Remy Martin Mixers

1. Lemon Juice

3 glasses of lemon juice

Mixing lemon juice with Rémy Martin and club soda makes a bubbly and sour Royal Tom Collins.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rémy Martin 1738
  • 1oz Lemon juice
  • 2oz Club soda
  • 1oz Simple syrup

Instructions: 

Besides club soda, put the ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker, shake it well, and strain it into a highball glass filled with ice. 

Serving: 1

2. Cointreau

Bottle of Cointreau

Transform your Rémy Martin into a Rémy Sidecar cocktail by adding Cointreau and lemon juice.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Rémy Martin 1738
  • ¾oz Cointreau
  • ½oz Lemon juice 

Instructions: 

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice and stir until chilled. Strain it into a coupe glass, squeeze a lemon peel to add some freshness, then serve.

Serving: 1

3. Coconut Cream 

coconut cream on a glassware

Cognac plus coconut cream with maple syrup creates a sweet and creamy Maple Colada cocktail.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2½ oz Rémy Martin 1738 
  • 1oz Coconut cream 
  • ½oz Maple syrup 

Instructions: 

Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a wine glass. 

Serving: 1

4. Ginger Ale

pouring Homemade Ginger Ale on a glasses

Fresh and spicy ginger ale is a perfect mixer to upgrade Rémy Martin into a sparkling, spicy long drink, Rémy Ginger.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 3-4oz Ginger ale
  • Dash of Angostura bitters

Instructions: 

Pour Rémy Martin into an ice-filled highball glass, top with ginger ale and a dash of bitters, then serve.

Serving: 1

5. Pineapple Juice

glasses of pineapple juice and a pitcher

The sweetness and tartness of pineapple can make a Rémy & pineapple cocktail with a rich cognac.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 3oz Pineapple juice

Instructions: 

In an ice-filled rocks glass, pour the Rémy Martin and top with pineapple juice, then stir. Enjoy it with an optional pineapple wedge on top.

Serving: 1

6. Bitters

Bottle of Cocktail Bitters

Bitters balance out and make a more complex cocktail [1], and adding amounts of bitters to your cognac can build a Sazerac cocktail.

“Bitters are to cocktails as salt is to food.”

– Mark Bitterman, Author/Food Writer

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rémy Martin 1738
  • 3dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 1pc sugar cube
  • Dash of Absinthe

Instructions: 

Muddle the sugar cube in a mixing glass with the dashes of all bitters, then add the cognac and stir. Strain it into a chilled, absinthe-rinsed glass, then serve.

Serving: 1

7. Sparkling Sake

pouring Japanese sparkling sake on a glass

Rémy Martin, with sparkling sake and aromatic citrus juice like yuzu [2], creates the Yuzu 75 cocktail, another version of the classic French 75 cocktail.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1½oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 2-3oz Sparkling sake
  • ½oz Yuzu juice
  • ½oz Simple syrup 

Instructions: 

Except for sparkling sake, combine the ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well, strain it into a tall glass, and top with the sparkling sake.

Serving: 1

8. Ginger Beer

homemade ginger beer on a mason jar

Cognac with ginger beer makes a French Mule cocktail, a French twist on a Moscow Mule cocktail. 

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 4oz Ginger beer
  • ½oz Lime juice 

Instructions: 

Pour cognac and lime juice into a copper mug, then fill it with ice. Top it with ginger beer, stir, and enjoy.

Serving: 1

9. Orange Juice

Fresh Orange Juice on a glasses

Using orange juice with cognac makes a Rolls Royce cocktail, a subtle twist on a Sidecar cocktail.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 1oz Orange juice
  • ¾oz Cointreau 

Instructions: 

Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain it into a chilled cocktail glass, then serve.

Serving: 1

10. Lime Juice

glass and a pitcher of lime juice

Mixing cognac and lime juice, turn a classic Mojito into a fresh, sparkling French Mojito look.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1½oz Rémy Martin VSOP
  • 1oz Lime juice
  • 1oz Simple syrup
  • 1oz Soda water

Instructions: 

Except for soda water, put all the ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker, and shake until chilled. Strain it into a collins glass, top it with soda water, and stir.

Serving: 1

FAQs 

How do you drink Rémy Martin?

Rémy Martin is best drunk neat or consumed over ice. But you can also enjoy it as a mixer for cognac-based cocktails.

What is the best juice to mix with Rémy Martin?

Citrus juices like lemon, lime, orange, and pineapple are the best juices to mix with Rémy Martin.

What kind of liquor is Rémy Martin?

Rémy Martin is a cognac, a type of brandy made from grapes specifically grown in the Cognac region of France.

Final Thoughts

Rémy Martin is a fine, excellent liquor on its own. But with a good mixer, you can turn it into an impressive cocktail. 

Never underestimate this cognac’s versatility in making cocktails.

You can add different varieties starting from sweet syrups to spicy ales and drops of bitters to bubbly sodas.

References: 

  1. https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/a8863/cocktail-bitters/ 
  2. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuzu 

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