• If you're still drinking cognac out of a classic, balloon-shaped glass you're doing it wrong, according to a Hennessy expert

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    The best way to drink Cognac is no longer from the traditional "balloon" glass.
    According to a Cognac expert and tour guide at the Hennessy distillery in France , the best glass is actually a "tulip" glass because it allows the aroma to get to your nose.
    Experts used to suggest balloon-shaped glasses because it was thought that the warmth from the drinker's hand enhanced the taste of Cognac, but now they say it can dull the complex aromas of the spirit.
    If you're drinking Cognac on the rocks, however, you should use a tumbler glass.
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