Sometimes, a glass of wine just won’t cut it; a proper cocktail is in order. If the end of 2020 is not one of those occasions, we’re not sure what is. For New Year’s celebrations, we’ll be eschewing the traditional champagne and numbing it up with a champagne cocktails.
Champagne Cocktails are exactly what they sound like, a family of drinks employing bubbly as the base. If you’re looking for some direction, start with the 19th century original. Then, move on to some classic variations like Death in the Afternoon,
The Champagne Cocktail is one of the earliest variations of the classic cocktail formula of bitters, sweet, spirit, water and the progenitor of an entire family of cocktails.
The twist on the classic (swapping champagne for a spirit base) is simple to make and it’s delicious.