Since Chris gets a lot of questions about triple sec and the difference between brands, we’ve been working on a super thorough series of articles on Cointreau vs Grand Marnier lately. These two top-shelf orange liqueurs are often confused for each, so we are trying to clear up some of the most common misconceptions. While […]
Grand Marnier and Cointreau are often mixed up with one another, but the truth is… They aren’t the same! While they’re both bitter orange liqueurs mixed with sweetness and botanicals, they are different styles and typically used for independent cocktails without being interchangeable. If you’re a total cocktail nerd who’s curious to learn more about […]
When comparing what are arguably the most famous orange liqueurs, Cointreau and Grand Marnier, it can be confusing to figure out which one to use in a recipe. So let’s go over the differences and talk about cocktails, shall we? COINTREAU VS GRAND MARNIER IN COCKTAILS In short, Cointreau is a triple sec orange liqueur […]
Cointreau and Grand Marnier are both French orange liqueurs (triple sec and curaçao liqueurs, respectively) that are often confused for one another, although they are actually a bit different and not entirely interchangeable. Although they both have the same alcohol content at 40%, the differences in weight and flavor profile of these two well-known brands […]
While they do have quite a bit in common, Cointreau and Grand Marnier are actually considered to be different styles of orange liqueur, as they are made in different ways. Their sweetness and flavor profile also differ slightly and can produce different results in cocktails. Then which should you use? TRIPLE SEC VS COINTREAU: WHAT […]
So you’ve started branching out from beer & wine and maybe have found a few favorite cocktails you’d like to make at home.