Nas Teams Up With Hennessy's 'Wild Rabbit' Campaign and Creates his Own Cocktails

April 1, 2013

Nas has teamed up with Hennessy's Wild Rabbit campaign, serving as the new brand ambassador. The campaign, which is now in its second year, has been putting a spotlight on the inspiring stories of celebrities like Manny Pacquiao, Erykah Badu and Martin Scorsese. 

"This partnership with Hennessy has been almost two decades in the making," Nas said in a statement. "I am honored to be included in the group of previous partners Hennessy has selected over the years and hope this campaign will inspire others to 'never stop, never settle'."

Part of Nas' job of being brand ambassador includes coming up with a few of his own specialty cocktails using Hennessey V.S. Check out the recipes below! 

Hennessey Big Apple (Basic)
- 1.5 oz Hennssy V.S
- 3 oz apple juice
Garnish: apple slice
Glass: rocks
Method: build over ice

Hennessy Big Apple (Intermediate)
-1.5 oz Hennessy V.S
- 3 oz apple juice
- .25 oz maple syrup
- .3 oz lime juice (3 lime wedges)
Garnish: cinnamon stick or grated cinnamon
Glass: collins
Method: squeeze limes and drop into a mixing tin with ice and all liquids, shake. Strain over ice and garnish.

Hennessy Big Apple (Advanced)
- 1.5 oz Hennessy V.S
- .5 oz calvados
- .25 oz Cynar Herbal Liqueur
- 1.3 oz agave nectar
- .5 oz fresh lime juice
- 2 dash bitters
- 1 dash cherry bitters
Garnish: pear fan
Glass: rocks
Method: add all liquid to shaker tin with ice, shake, build over crushed ice and garnish. 

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