B&B By Bénédictine is one of the oldest premixed cocktails. In the 1930s, during Prohibition in the United States, a barman at Club 21 in Manhattan came up with the idea of mixing brandy with Bénédictine. In 1937, Le Palais Bénédictine decided to produce this by blending 60% Bénédictine with 40% fine French Brandy, allowing the flavours to rest and harmonise in small, vintage French oak barrels that have previously been used to age only the finest cognacs. Coppery with golden highlights. Light herbal and spicy fragrance with pleasant aromas of dried fruits on the nose. Drier palate with soft woody notes with a mild finish of honey.
A blend of original Benedictine and Cognac. Smells assertively of herbs, honey, quinine and baking spices with added aromas of black tea and tobacco. Entry tastes of tea, sage, fennel and a touch of quinine; the Cognac emerges at midpalate, lending a layer of elegance and genuine distillate presence. Finishes like a champion, long, semisweet, intensely herbal, mildly spicy and satiny.