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List Of All The Greatest Champagne Cocktails

This year, there isn’t much to be happy about. Bleak! Or, it’s more like there isn’t much big this year to be happy about. We now turn our attention towards the small things that have made a difference. Application for insurance reimbursement. Rent reduction of up to 100 dollars Another day of homework with the children, who just finished another day of homeschooling. You deserve a toast to 2020 for small victories, minor wins, and 24-hour triumphs. Grab some champagne. That bottle of sparkling wine you haven’t had for months?

This year was supposed to be the start of another Roaring ’20s with all the same riotous and champagne-popping revelry (and no Prohibition). It wasn’t. We imagine that 2021 will be a big celebration. A bubbly drink can make a new year feel brighter than a toast to the occasion. And in the months leading up to New Year’s Eve, we recommend you break out champagne and something to celebrate all those tiny victories, too, which is why we put 15 champagne cocktail recipes before you.

The Champagne Cocktail is the simplest champagne cocktail. It’s a punch that will satisfy your closest friends. There are also a variety of classic champagne cocktails that can be enjoyed the next day when the hair needs to be brushed. Death in the Afternoon is a deadly cocktail that includes absinthe, champagne and other ingredients. In all cases, we recommend brut champagne that is drier. We recommend refills.

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne flutes are handed out by the handful every New Year’s Eve. But, a more interesting champagne flute is one that has bitters and a sugar cube.

Ingredients

* 1 sugar cube
* 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
* brut champagne

Directions

Put a sugar cube into a chilled champagne flute. Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of bitters to it, then fill the glass with brut champagne. Finally, add a lemon twist.

Atomic Cocktail

This cocktail is designed to withstand an atom-splitting blast. Use extreme care.

Ingredients

* 1 1/2 oz. vodka
* 1 1/2 oz. Brandy
* 1 tsp. Sherry
* 1 1/2 oz. brut champagne

Directions

Mix the vodka, brandy, and sherry together with crushed ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail shaker. Add brut champagne.

French 75

Although it emits an effervescent glow due to its gin and champagne cocktails, a French 75 is much more potent than cannon fire. It was named after that, wouldn’t it?

Ingredients

* 2 oz. London dry gin
* 1 teaspoon Superfine Sugar
* 1/2 oz. Lemon juice
* 5 oz. brut champagne

Directions

In a chilled cocktail shaker, combine the gin, lemon juice and sugar. Strain into a glass with half the volume of gin. Top it off with champagne.

Air Mail

This cocktail has everything you want: champagne, honey, lime, golden liquor, and champagne.

Ingredients

* 2 oz. golden rum
* 1/2 oz. Lime juice
* 1 teaspoon Honey
* 5 oz. brut champagne

Directions

Combine honey, lime juice, and rum in a shaker. Then, pour the mixture into a Collins glass. Add champagne to the glass. We recommend Puerto Rican Rum.

Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon”

Its reputation precedes.

Ingredients

* 1 1/2 oz. absinthe
* 4 oz. brut champagne

Directions

Add absinthe to a champagne flute. Continue adding iced brut champagne until the mixture becomes cloudy (at least 4 ounces).

Aperol Spritz

The spritz is what carries summer. But, not one person will notice if you go out of season. This cocktail requires prosecco and not champagne. But that is not worth the effort.

Ingredients

* 2 oz. Aperol
* 3 oz. prosecco
* 2 oz. * 2 oz.
* Orange slices

Directions

Mix Aperol, Prosecco, and Club soda in a glass of wine over ice. In the glass, garnish with fresh orange slices.

B2C2

Champagne at room temperature? Yes. This cocktail will allow you to make the most of the bar cart.

Ingredients

* 1 1/2 oz. Brandy
* 1 1/2 oz. Benedictine
* 1 1/2 oz. Cointreau
* 4-6 oz. brut champagne

Directions

Combine the brandy with Benedictine and Cointreau in an antique glass. Add room-temperature brut champagne.

Champagne Punch

For a variety of people, make fruit-filled champagne cocktails. You can also make it for two people. It is worth celebrating any kind of unity these days.

Ingredients

* brut champagne
* 1 1/2 oz. Brandy
* 1 1/2 oz. Cointreau
* 1 bottle club soda
* 1 orange rind
* pineapple slices
* Orange slices
* mint
* strawberries

Directions

Place strawberries in a large bowl. Crush them into small pieces. Mix champagne, brandy and Cointreau in a punch bowl. Mix well. Garnish with orange peels, sliced oranges, and sliced pineapple.

Mimosa

Boozy, bottomless, brunch. This is the Mimosa. However, “brunching”, a less-practiced religion during a pandemic is something you might consider making on your own. Grand Marnier provides a backbone.

Ingredients

* 2 oz. Orange juice
* 4 oz. brut champagne
* 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (optional).

Directions

Fill 1/3 of a champagne flute with fresh-squeezed orange Juice. Fill the champagne flute 1/3 full of fresh-squeezed orange juice. Next, add brut champagne.

Apple Cider Mimosa

When you want to drink but also wear a button-down flannel shirt.

Ingredients

* 4 oz. brut champagne
* 2 oz. all-natural apple cider
* 1 oz. Cinnamon whiskey
For garnish, 1 slice of apple

Directions

In a champagne flute, combine cider and cinnamon whiskey. Mix the cider and cinnamon whiskey in a champagne flute. Stir until well combined. Garnish with a slice of apple.

Blushing Mimosa

This tropical version of the Mimosa with pineapple and ginger cracks through winter chills.

Ingredients

* 2 oz. Orange juice
* 1 oz. pineapple juice
* 2 tbs. Grenadine
* brut champagne

Directions

The juice mixture should be 1/3 full in a champagne flute. Add the juice mixture to a champagne flute and top with champagne.

Grand Royal

Do you know that Grand Marnier you poured into your Mimosa? Use it again at night to dress up champagne–especially if that champagne isn’t exactly top-shelf stuff.

Ingredients

* 3/4 parts Grand Marnier
* 4 parts champagne

Directions

In a champagne flute, add Grand Marnier and then top it with champagne. Give it a twist with an orange.

Barbotage

Take that Grand Royal further by adding a little cognac.

Ingredients

* 1/2 oz. * 1/2 oz.
* 1 tsp. Grand Marnier
* 4 oz. brut champagne

Directions

In a champagne flute, combine cognac (or other brandy) with Grand Marnier. Add brut champagne.

Black Velvet

A Black Velvet is like a Coke float for those of drinking-age. Some foam, some fizz.

Ingredients

* Guinness stout
* brut champagne

Directions

Half fill a Collins glass half-full with stout. Top it up slowly with champagne. Use a glass or a plastic rod to stir.

Bellini

A treat is peach and prosecco (not champagne but close enough). A damn delight, even.

Ingredients

* 2 parts Prosecco
* 1 part pureed fresh white peach

Directions

Pour Prosecco into a champagne glass. Add the peach puree.

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Sarah Rense Sarah Rense is the Lifestyle Editor at Esquire, where she covers tech, food, drinks, home, and more.

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