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Hey High Hello

This Collins-style cocktail builds on Pineau de Charentes and fino sherry, supplemented by Japanese gin and lemon tonic.

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The Pompadour

The Pompadour, adapted from the 1936 edition of cocktail maestro Frank Meier’s guide, The Artistry of Mixing Drinks, is a bright, puckery mix of Pineau, aged rum and lemon juice.

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Midnight Rider

At New York's Nitecap, Alex Day and Natasha David use it to give extra boost and body to apple brandy and Irish Whiskey.

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Gun Club Toddy

Alexander Day's riff on a Hot Toddy sees sweet, fruit-forward Pineau mixed with chamomile-infused Calvados, honey syrup and lemon juice, then lengthened with hot water.

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Charente-16

In the Charente-16, named for the train station in Cognac, France, Brian Means stirs tequila with Pineau des Charentes, dry Curaçao and banana liqueur.