Manhattan Kir Royale
Dolin Rouge Vermouth de Chambéry offers an herbal blend with a not too sweet taste. Jacquin's Crème de Cassis is a sweet liqueur with the flavor of black currents. Together they're a heavenly blend. This Champagne cocktail is one you'll want to have for every special occasion.
Ring in the new year with this delicious bubbly! Chandon Brut Classic is a bright, crispy taste and mixed with the herbal sweetness of Bénédictine and pomegranate juice will make your New Year's toast a hit!
An American in Paris
3 oz Chandon Blanc de Noirs, ½ oz Gin, 1/3 oz Elderflower Liquer, ½ oz lemon Juice, Dash of Simple Syrup. Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a flute. Top with Chandon 3oz Blanc de Noirs.
Grand Toast of the Town
Grand Toast of the Town: 1 oz. Grand Marnier Raspberry peach, 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice, 1/2 oz. simple syrup, Moet & Chandon Champagne. In a shaker combine all ingredients except the champagne. Fill with ice, share well, pour into a flute glass and top with champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Barefoot Bubbly Prosecco Italy
Sparkling Raspberry 3 oz Barefoot Bubbly Prosecco ½ oz St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur 2 Tbsp raspberry purée 1 fresh raspberry Chill all ingredients and combine the first three in a cocktail glass; stir gently. Drop fresh raspberry into the glass.
Korbel Brut Sparkling Wine California
Cranberry Sparkler 4 oz Korbel Brut 1 oz cranberry simple syrup* 1 sprig fresh rosemary Gold sanding sugar Rim a Champagne flute with gold sanding sugar. Pour cranberry simple syrup into the bottom of the glass and top with champagne. Garnish with Rosemary sprig. *Cranberry simple syrup: Combine a ½ cup each, sugar, water and cranberries in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium until sugar dissolves and cranberries burst. Remove from heat, strain and let cool.
10 Easy Cocktails for New Year’s Eve
Champagne Bar for New Year’s Eve: Three Bubbly CocktailsNew Year’s Eve is just around the corner, all too soon after the hectic rush of the holidays and the whirl of gift-shopping and party-throwing. If you’re anything like us, you’re in the grip of post-holiday lassitude. So whether you’re throwing a small party or snuggling up on the couch this New Year’s Eve, the drinks should stay simple. Festive and bubbly, perhaps, but not taxing.
New Year's Champagne Cocktail Recipes
If you want a sweet twist on this old classic for upcoming New Year’s festivities, try one of these delicious champagne cocktail recipes.
French 75: 1½ oz. gin, 2 tsp. superfine sugar, 1½ oz. lemon juice and 4 oz. sparkling wine, chilled. In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin, sugar and lemon juice. Shake well. Pour into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine. Stir well and garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry.
New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka 70 Proof
Red Berry Sparkler: 2 oz. New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka, 1 oz. cranberry juice Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvée and frozen mixed berries. Chill all ingredients. Add Red Berry Vodka and cranberry juice to a champagne flute. Top with Brut Cuvée and garnish with frozen berries.
Champagne Classic Cocktail: 3 dashes bitters, 1 sugar cube, 1 oz. cognac and 4 oz. chilled Champagne. Drop bitters onto sugar cube; let soak in. Place sugar cube in a Champagne flute. Add Cognac and top with Champagne.
Rosemary Gin Fizz: 3 one-inch sprigs fresh rosemary, 1 small lemon, juiced, ½ tsp. honey, 1½ oz. gin and 3 oz. club soda. In a small glass, muddle fresh rosemary, lemon juice and honey. Fill the glass with ice, then pour in the gin, top with club soda and gently stir.
Countdown Cocktail: 2 oz. gin, 3 oz. blood orange juice, 2 dashes bitters and blood orange slice for garnish. Add first three ingredients to an old fashioned glass filled with ice. Stir well. Garnish with an orange slice.