How To Make Strawberry Henny

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Welcome to How To Make Strawberry Henny. By using my guide, learn how to make the exact type of Strawberry Henny you’ve always dreamed of. I’ll teach you the secrets to making your very own homemade Strawberry Henny, step by step!

This is a step by step ‘how to’ guide to making Strawberry Henny alcoholic drink.

Refreshing Strawberry Hennessy Recipe

This Strawberry Hennessy recipe is fruity and deliciously tangy with a Hennessy cognac base for oak and vanilla notes that is topped off with refreshing bubbles.

a glass of strawberry hennessy drink

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If there’s a fruit that personifies spring, it’s definitely strawberries.

And when you combine strawberry and lime juice with triple sec, it’s the perfect flavor combo.

Pair them with Hennessy Cognac base, and top it up with some bubbles for a gorgeous tropical Hennessy drink!

Fruity, sweet, citrusy, and with the very distinct oak notes of Hennessy Cognac, this cocktail is love at first sip!

strawberry henny spring cocktail

What is Hennessy Cognac?

Hennessy cognac is typically associated with a high price tag. Though it can be expensive, there are also many reasonably priced options too. 

Hennessy is a French cognac distiller with roots dating back to 1765. However, the original owner was not French, but Irish!

Later on, Hennessy (the top cognac brand) and Moët et Chandon (the top champagne producer) merged with Lois Vuitton. 

Hennessy cognac boasts a light golden color, aroma notes of vanilla and oak, and an intensified floral finish.

You can use it to mix up another tropical Hennessy drink recipe, the Cranberry Sidecar.

Can You Make This Cocktail With Other Cognac Or Brandy Brands?

Yes, technically, you can.

But just make sure to choose one with the VS (Very Special) that has been aged for at least 2 years.

We do highly recommend trying Hennessy V.S first if you want to make a switch for the sake of affordability.

ingredients to make strawberry hennessy cocktail

What Ingredients are Needed to Make a Strawberry Hennessy?

1 ounce Hennessy

2 ounce strawberry puree — Fresh if possible, but frozen is okay.

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 

Club soda — Enough to top up your glass.

Crushed ice

Lime wheel and a whole strawberry — For garnish

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How to Make a Strawberry Hennessy

1 — Wash the strawberries and cut them into chunks. Depending on how big they are, you might need fewer or more strawberries. We used 4 per 1 glass. 

2 — Place the diced strawberries in the cocktail shaker and muddle them into fine purée. You can also do so in a blender.

3 — In the cocktail shaker with a couple of ice cubes, pour in the lime juice, Hennessy, and triple sec with the strawberry puree.

4. — Close the shaker and shake for 1 minute or until chilled.

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5 — In a tall glass, add 3/4 parts of crushed ice and strain the cocktail into it. 

7 — Sit a cocktail pick garnished with a lime wheel and strawberry on top of the glass rim.

8 — Top up with club soda, mix and enjoy your Strawberry Hennessy drink.

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Recipe Notes and Tips

— This cocktail is best made with fresh lime juice and fresh strawberries. But if you are craving it outside of the strawberry season, frozen strawberries will do.

— Serve this cocktail alongside some sweets and chocolate covered fruits, chocolate fruit cheese cups or candied apples.

— If you love garnishes, add more strawberries and thinly sliced lime wheels inside the glass with a branch of fresh mint. 

THE BEST STRAWBERRY HENNESSY DRINK

Strawberry Hennessy is the flavor combo you never knew you needed. The rich, smooth taste of cognac, paired with bubbly champagne and sweet strawberry syrup is incredibly refreshing and delicious. If you like to get lit with a fruity margarita cocktail, you’re sure to enjoy this one!

Strawberry Hennessy is the flavor combo you never knew you needed. The rich, smooth taste of cognac, paired with bubbly champagne and sweet strawberry syrup is incredibly refreshing and delicious. If you like to get lit with a fruity margarita cocktail, you’re sure to enjoy this one!

Many people enjoy Hennessy on the rocks or as a shot, but it’s also great for cocktails. Skip the bar and whip up this fruity drink at home. You don’t need advanced bartending skills for this simple mix

WHAT IS STRAWBERRY HENNESSY?

Though there’s no official strawberry variation of Hennessy, bartenders have been mixing the popular cognac with fruit for quite some time. The sweet-yet-tangy taste of strawberries goes well with the smooth oak and vanilla flavors of cognac. Strawberry and “Henny” can be combined to make delicious margaritas and other cocktails.

Strawberry Hennessy is the flavor combo you never knew you needed. The rich, smooth taste of cognac, paired with bubbly champagne and sweet strawberry syrup is incredibly refreshing and delicious. If you like to get lit with a fruity margarita cocktail, you’re sure to enjoy this one!

WHAT DOES STRAWBERRY HENNESSY MARGARITA TASTE LIKE?

A Strawberry Hennessy Margarita is exactly what you need on vacation (or when you feel like you need a vacation!). It’s a fruity, summery drink that’s both sweet and tangy, thanks to the strawberries. You’ll be making your own syrup with fresh berries for an authentic fruity flavor.

INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED

Strawberry Hennessy Drink  ingredients on the counter.
  • Hennessy: Use your favorite version of this famous cognac. Hennessey VS or Hennessey Black are more affordable options if you don’t want to use the top shelf stuff for cocktails.
  • Champagne: Use whichever bubbly you prefer for this drink. If you like, substitute with Prosecco or sparkling wine.
  • Strawberry Syrup: For the best taste, make your own strawberry syrup using fresh strawberries, sugar, and water. You can use a store-bought option but try to avoid using artificially flavored bartender’s syrups.
  • Fresh Strawberries and Lemon: For garnish.

HOW TO MAKE STRAWBERRY HENNESSY

STEP 1: MAKE STRAWBERRY SYRUP

Strawberry Hennessy Recipe Step 1 photo collage.
  • Prepare the strawberries by removing green leaves and cut them into slices.
  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add strawberries, sugar, and water. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Blend the strawberries using a blender. I used an Immersion Blender.
  • Strain the strawberry syrup through a sieve, and let it chill.

STEP 2: MAKE STRAWBERRY HENNESSY COCKTAIL

Strawberry Hennessy Step 2 photo collage.
  • In a cocktail glass, add ice and fresh strawberries.
  • Pour in Hennessy, Champagne, and strawberry syrup. Mix gently. Serve and enjoy!

TIPS FOR THE PERFECT STRAWBERRY HENNESSY

  • homemade strawberry sauce will definitely give you the best Strawberry Hennessy cocktail. Be sure to make it ahead of time so that it’s nice and cool before mixing it with the rest of the ingredients.
  • You can customize the level of sweetness and of your drink. Start with less amount of syrup and slowly add more. Taste and adjust for the perfect flavor.
  • Use Stevia for a healthier drink.

Strawberry Hennessy Recipe: Full Guide (2022 Updated)

Watching a bartender make a mean Strawberry Hennessy cocktail makes it seem so complicated. However, it’s not really a very complex drink. You just need to have the best strawberry Hennessy cocktail ingredients to make your strawberry Hennessy margarita taste heavenly. 

Here’s the best strawberry Hennessy recipe and other cocktails you can make in the comfort of your own home. 

Contents

Recipe for Strawberry Hennessy

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Hennessey VS or Hennessey Black 
  • 4 oz Grand Marnier
  • 2 oz strawberry syrup (can be homemade or store-bought)
  • Fresh strawberries and lemon for garnish

Instructions:

Place sliced strawberries in a halfway ice-filled glass. Pour in Hennessy and Grand Marnier before placing the frozen strawberries syrup. Stir gently. Do not over stir to keep bubbly champagne. Garnish with strawberry slices, then serve.

Serving: 1

How to Make The Strawberry Syrup 

How to Make The Strawberry Syrup 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 3/4 pound strawberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Instructions:

Begin by placing sliced strawberries, sugar, and water in a pan under medium heat. Wait for the syrup to reduce and thicken a bit. Lastly, blend until smooth and strain using a sieve to ensure no seeds are included. 

Serving: 1

Tips In Making The Best Strawberry Hennessy 

  • Use fresh strawberry to make sweet strawberry syrups.
  • If you do not have sweet fresh strawberries, pick some frozen strawberries to ensure an authentic fruity flavor.
  • Use a blender to create a smooth sweet strawberry syrup.
  • If you do not have available strawberry fruit, use the strawberry-flavored syrup as a replacement.

Some Cocktail Recipe Variations

Some Cocktail Recipe Variations

Strawberry Hennessy Island

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 30ml Hennessy
  • 15ml Strawberry vodka
  • 15ml Blue Curacao syrup
  • 15ml Peach Schnapps
  • 15ml Triple Sec
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 60ml lemonade
  • Lime and cherry for garnish

Instructions:

Pour the Blue Curacao syrup at the base of the glass filled with ice cubes, then set aside. In an ice-filled shaker, pour in strawberry vodka, peach schnapps, triple sec, lime juice, and lemonade. Shake very well.

Next, carefully pour the shaker content on the hurricane glass. Pour Hennessy VS on top using the back of a bar spoon to complete the Strawberry Hennessy Island drink. Garnish and serve this delicious strawberry Hennessy Island cocktail.

Serving: 1

Strawberry Hennessy Slushie

Strawberry Hennessy Slushie

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

For Red Hennessy Slushie

  • 1 1/2 oz. Hennessy
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 2 oz. orange juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice

For Yellow Hennessy Slushie

  • 1 1/2 oz. Hennessy
  • 1 oz.Triple Sec
  • 2 oz. orange juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice
  • Orange slice and Maraschino Cherry for garnish

Instructions:

Begin your Hennessy Slushie recipe by mixing the ingredients for the yellow slushie in a big bowl. Pour the mixed ingredients into the slushie machine. Once the yellow slushie is done, set it aside.

Repeat the process for the red slushie ingredients. Alternately pour each Hennessy drink recipe in a glass. Garnish and serve.

Serving: 1

Strawberry Lemonade Hennessy

Prep Time: 2-3 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Hennessy XO
  • 2 oz champagne
  • 2 oz lemonade 
  • 2 oz strawberry syrup 
  • ice
  • lemon and strawberries for garnish

Instructions:

Begin by slicing your strawberries thinly and use some on your syrup for this strawberry Hennessy drink recipe. Fill your glass with ice halfway and place strawberries inside. Add Hennessy, bubbly champagne, and lemonade. Stir gently, garnish, and enjoy. Check out this delicious Hennessy Lemonade recipe here. 

Serving: 1

Strawberry Pineapple Hennessy 

Strawberry Pineapple Hennessy 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:  

  • 2 oz Hennessy 
  • 4 oz champagne
  • 2 oz Strawberry Daiquiri Mix
  • 2 oz strawberry pineapple syrup 
  • ice
  • 1/2 cup of strawberry kiwi juice (optional)
  • lemon and strawberries for garnish

Instructions:

Begin this homemade strawberry Hennessy recipe by making your sweet strawberry syrup. Do the same steps with the strawberry syrup, but this time, you are adding pineapple chunks to the mix to make a strawberry pineapple sauce. Once the syrup [1] is done, set aside and work on the Strawberry Henny drink recipe.

Pour in Hennessy, sugar-pineapple syrup, Daiquiri mix, and champagne on a glass filled with ice. Stir the content of your Strawberry Henny drink recipe carefully. Garnish and enjoy one of the best summertime tropical mixes. We also recommend this Hennessy punch recipe here!

Serving: 1

Strawberry Hennessy Margarita 

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 2 tablespoons Hennessy Cognac
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions:

Use fresh fruits in making the strawberry purée to make strawberry Hennessy margarita. Blend water, sugar, and strawberries into the blender until it becomes very smooth.

Place strained strawberry purée in a separate container. Make sure that there are no seeds included. Rinse your blender, then blend ice, lemon juice, strawberry purée, champagne, and Hennessy until very smooth. Pour on a tall glass and garnish with a lime wheel.

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