When the clock strikes 12 at midnight and everyone around stares at the confetti in the air, a glass of champagne in your hand makes it fair. Giving ample heed to the topic, we have come up with the perfect drink to have this New Year’s Eve. Here’s What it is!
A quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald in his famous novel The Great Gatsby read, Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right, and we couldn’t agree more. As the Year comes to a halt, new beginnings call for a confluence of celebrations and celebrations are incomplete without champagne. This year. We’ve brought to you a sophisticated cocktail that will add all the charm and lavish feel to your New Year’s Eve gathering. It’s Called:
The Champagne Cocktail
It may lack a fancy name, yet the characteristics are unmatched to any ordinary drink. The Champagne Cocktail is a classic beauty. From preparation to presentation, it brings out the true essence of a cocktail drink. To add on to that, the fountain bubbles that sparkle are an undenying highlight.
This classic alcoholic drink is also mentioned in the list of International Bartender Associations IBA official cocktails. With just a few ingredients, you get yourself a glass full of celebrations.
Additionally, it only takes 5 minutes to make and contains hardly 79 calories. Whether it is a Christmas party, a New Year’s party, or a celebration that needs the presence of drinks, this is the glass you’ll always remember. Follow this recipe to make one on your own:
90 ml Chilled Champagne
2 dashes Angostura bitters
10 ml Cognac
Few Drops of Grand Marnier (optional)
1 Sugar Cube
Lemon Twist Garnish
This classic alcoholic drink is also mentioned in the list of International Bartender Associations IBA official cocktails.
Step 1: Prepare the Lemon Twist Garnish and keep it aside.
Step 2: Place a sugar cube at the bottom of a champagne flute glass.
Step 3: Add 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters to it.
Step 4: Add the Cognac.
Step 5: Gently pour chilled champagne into the glass.
Step 6: Top with Lemon Twist Garnish and voila!
- You can also serve this drink on the rocks. To do so, place ice cubes in the glass along with the sugar cube and pour champagne.
- You can also add squeezed lemon peel to give it a tangy taste.