What is a hazelnut?

Hazelnuts are a rich source of nutrients, including healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Hazelnut is a type of nut it grows all over the world. Turkey dominates the world hazelnut market for dissected hazelnut; it is a country that produces 600,000 to 900,000 t/year (with family orchards producing less than 1.5 t/ha) or 80 % of global production.

Hazelnuts ready!

Hazelnuts have a hard outer shell: yes, it helps your teeth; remove it before eating 🙂

Which cocktail with hazelnut?

Whether you’re enjoying a handful of roasted hazelnuts as a snack or sipping a hazelnut-infused cognac cocktail, there’s no denying this beloved nut’s unique and delicious flavor.

A famous cocktail that uses hazelnut is the Nutty Irishman. For this cocktail, you’ll need:

  • Irish cream liqueur,
  • hazelnut liqueur,
  • and coffee
  • served over ice.

The hazelnut liqueur gives the drink its distinctive nutty flavor and aroma, while the Irish cream adds a creamy, decadent touch.
It’s the perfect after-dinner drink for those who love hazelnuts’ rich, comforting flavor.

Is there a hazelnut aroma in cognac?

Yes! Hazelnut is a typical cognac aroma: you can find it in the nose or the palate.

It is one of the key factors that makes it such a beloved and sought-after spirit. When you sniff a glass of fine cognac, you’ll be hit with a warm, nutty fragrance that is unmistakable and unique.
This aroma sets cognac apart from other types of brandy and makes it a popular choice among connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike.

So whether you’re sipping on a glass of fine cognac or mixing up a hazelnut-infused cocktail, there’s no denying this beloved nut’s unique and delicious flavor.