Brandy is one of the world’s classic spirits. It’s the hero ingredient in many of the earliest cocktail recipes... and is also recognised as one of the finest. There’s a brandy revival in full swing and some of the world’s top bartenders are shaking and stirring their way back to the classics. Here are some of our favourite brandy cocktails to make and shake that will impress even the fussiest of cocktail aficionados. From the Sidecar to the Old Fashioned and the Brandy Alexander, here’s a few ideas to tickle your tastebuds.