(1) Others around the room talk over cognac or whiskey in whispered voices.(2) This is one of the primary reasons why extended aging is not as important to tequila as it might be to bourbon or cognac .(3) we went to a bar and had some cognac(4) Their fermentation and distillation process is more akin to the production of cognac , with French rather than American oak used for its maturation.(5) The food is accompanied by copious amounts of vodka, cognac , wine, and beer.(6) It helps to have lots of vodka, gin, scotch, brandy, and cognac for all to swill down.(7) Further south the heady brew is cognac , aged in oak casks and sought out by connoisseurs around the world.(8) I can clearly see the market opening beyond cognac and scotch whisky, possibly to vodka and gin.(9) I was given a heavy chef's knife to split it down the middle, before preparing a mixture of shallots, tomatoes, cheese, wine and cognac for the grill.(10) This does not have the complexity of great cognac , but it will hit the spot for most palates.(11) The number of people who finish the evening off with an amaretto, sambuca, cognac , or brandy is on the decline, he says.(12) Although wine, beer, cognac , and champagne are popular, vodka is the most common drink.(13) Unlike its cheap, nasty brandy competitors, cognac does have a reputation to keep up.(14) She had given a party the previous night and drank several glasses of vodka punch, cognac , wine and beer.(15) Without following these and other strict laws, the resulting spirit may not be called cognac .(16) A table at the bottom compared the calorie content of 100 ml of beer with the same amount of gin, rum, whisky, cognac and wine.