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Cognac tasting in Toronto?

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b00nes Jul 12, 2013 12:05 PM

My dad's birthday is coming up, he loves his cognac so I thought I'd take him out for an evening of steaks, cigars and cognac in Toronto. Can anyone recommend a good place to sample some great cognacs, preferably some uncommon choices beyond the usual Remy/Hennessy/Martell? Thanks!

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    LexiFirefly Jul 14, 2013 06:38 AM

    Not super fancy but I'd give batifole a call, I seem to remember them having a small selection, but not the usual suspects.

    1. TorontoJo Jul 14, 2013 06:05 AM

      Try calling the Roof Lounge at the Park Hyatt at Avenue and Bloor. It's the type of place that seems like it would carry a wide variety of fine cognacs.

      http://www.parktoronto.hyatt.com/en/h...

      1. happycamper Jul 12, 2013 12:17 PM

        Jacobs & Co for steak followed by cognac tasting at Spirit House.

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          b00nes Jul 14, 2013 05:57 AM

          Thanks, Spirit House looks like a fun place but their cognac selection seems to be the usual suspects - Remy, Courvoisier, Hennessy. I was hoping to find a place with a bit of more an eclectic selection, maybe with some Prunier, Boutinet, Filloux etc. - I'm a neophyte but my dad's family is originally from the Cognac region and it's always a challenge finding him an unusual bottle with the LCBO's stranglehold on the liquor market!

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