French Connection (cocktail)

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French Connection
IBA official cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
ServedOn the rocks; poured over ice
Standard drinkware
Old Fashioned Glass.svg
Old Fashioned glass
IBA specified
PreparationPour all ingredients directly into old fashioned glass filled with ice cubes. Stir gently.
TimingAfter dinner
dagger French Connection recipe at International Bartenders Association

A French Connection is a cocktail made with equal parts Cognac and Amaretto liqueur.[1] The cocktail is named for the Gene Hackman film of the same name.[2]

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  1. ^ "IBA Official Cocktails". Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  2. ^ Hallay, Amanda (2011-10-10). Vintage Cocktails: Retro Recipes for the Home Mixologist. Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. ISBN 978-1-62873-175-0.