Cognac Brown Color

HEX #B98563 / RGB (185, 133, 99)

What is Cognac Brown Color?

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Cognac Brown has the hex code #B98563. The equivalent RGB values are (185, 133, 99), which means it is composed of 44% red, 32% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:47 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cognac Brown has a hue of 24°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Cognac Brown is an RAL Design color with the number 060 60 30. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Cognac Brown hex code is #B98563 with equivalent RGB (185, 133, 99). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Cognac Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#B98563
RGB Values(185, 133, 99)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 47%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(24°, 46%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#467A9C [Jelly Bean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7515 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#6397B9 [Crystal Blue]
Cognac Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#919191
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Cognac Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B98563. Complementary color is 6397B9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cognac Brown is Crystal Blue with the hex code #6397B9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B98563 color is offered by #6397B9. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (B98563, B9B063 and B9636C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cognac Brown (#B98563) are Olive Green (#B9B063) and Rose Gold (#B9636C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cognac Brown with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B98563, 63B9B0 and 636CB9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cognac Brown (#B98563) are #63B9B0 (Green Sheen) and #636CB9 (Blue-Violet (Crayola)). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (B98563, 63B985 and 8563B9)

Triadic Palette

Cognac Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #63B985 (Iguana Green) and #8563B9 (Middle Blue Purple) along with #B98563 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (B98563, 63B985, 6397B9 and B96397)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cognac Brown has four colors - #63B985 (Iguana Green), #6397B9 (Crystal Blue) and #B96397 (Pearly Purple) in addition to the base color (#B98563). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (B98563, 6CB963, 6397B9 and B063B9)

Square Palette

Cognac Brown square color palette has #6CB963 (Mantis), #6397B9 (Crystal Blue) and #B063B9 (Deep Fuchsia). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Cognac Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cognac Brown rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Cognac Brown Color


  • Transparent C79D82C79D82
  • Transparent CEAA92CEAA92
  • Transparent D5B6A1D5B6A1
  • Transparent DCC2B1DCC2B1
  • Transparent E3CEC1E3CEC1
  • Transparent EADAD0EADAD0
  • Transparent F1E7E0F1E7E0
  • Transparent F8F3EFF8F3EF


  • Transparent AE8469AE8469
  • Transparent A8846CA8846C
  • Transparent A2836FA2836F
  • Transparent 9D83729D8372
  • Transparent 978274978274
  • Transparent 918277918277
  • Transparent 8B817A8B817A
  • Transparent 86817D86817D


  • Transparent 946A4F946A4F
  • Transparent 825D45825D45
  • Transparent 6F503B6F503B
  • Transparent 5D43325D4332
  • Transparent 4A35284A3528
  • Transparent 38281E38281E
  • Transparent 251B14251B14
  • Transparent 130D0A130D0A

Cognac Brown Color Patterns

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    Cognac Brown Gingham Checks

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  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cognac Brown Plaid Pattern

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