Comet Cocktail Recipe

Comet cocktail is one among the high quality and very easy to make drinks. This citrus flavoured refreshing cocktail consists of Cognac, fresh Yellow Grapefruit Juice, Van der Hum Liqueur, and Angostura Bitters. This South African liqueur makes just one drink. However, you have the option to customise this unique cocktail according to your requirement and taste. You can also design it according to the number and taste of your friends, colleagues or family members. Once you make this cocktail try to serve it immediately as it can lose its fizziness and taste with the passage of time. You can try comet cocktails in summer days or in any occasion around the whole year. An impressive colour of comet cocktails will definitely enhance the menu of your party or gathering.

Preparation Time: approximately 5 minutes

Serving Size: 01

Equipments Require: Cocktail Shaker and cocktail glass


(2 ounces) Cognac

(1 ounce) fresh Yellow Grapefruit Juice

(1/2 ounce) Van der Hum Liqueur

(1 dash) Angostura Bitters

Ice cubes or crushed ice

A thin lemon wedge for garnishing purpose -optional


  • 1

    Place a cocktail glass and place it in your refrigerator until you make the drink.

  • 2

    Take a cocktail shaker and half fill it with crushed ice or ice cubes.

  • 3

    Add 2 ounces of Cognac, 1 ounce of fresh Yellow Grapefruit Juice, 1/2 ounce of Van der Hum Liqueur and 1 dash of Angostura Bitters into your cocktail shaker.

  • 4

    Cover the lid of the cocktail shaker properly and shake it vigorously for approximately 30 seconds or until all the ingredients mix well.

  • 5

    Take out your chilled cocktail glass from refrigerator and gradually pour the Comet Cocktail into it.

  • 6

    Garnish it with a thin lemon wedge and serve immediately.

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