Entertaining friends and family at home this New Year’s Eve? Why not jazz up the traditional glass of champers/sparkling wine for your guests with any of these easy to make bubbly-based cocktails.
Sparkling Cinnamon Apple Cocktail
4 oz. Lunetta Prosecco
2 oz. Lindemans Pomme (Green Apple) lambic
1/2 oz. Monin Honey Syrup
2 oz. Hand shaken whipped cream
Dip rim of Champagne flute into honey syrup and then into cinnamon sugar to rim the glass. Pour honey syrup, Prosecco and lambic into a shaker over ice. Stir with spoon 10 times. Strain into Champagne flute. Top with two spoonfuls of whipped cream. Dust with cinnamon sugar.
1/4 oz. Rose Water
1 Sugar Cube
3 dashes of fresh pomegranate juice
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut
Place the sugar cube in the bottom of a Champagne flute. Saturate it with rose water. Carefully top off with Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut and add pomegranate juice. Garnish with dry baby rose buds.
Lemon Drop Champagne Punch
3 lemons, room temperature
1/2 cup of sugar
3/4 cup of best quality vodka
4 oz. of candied lemon peels
Perrier-Jouët Fraise Sauvage
2 oz. Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut
1 1/4 oz. vodka
3/4 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
1 Whole strawberry
In a bottom of a mixing glass muddle the strawberry into a purée. Add all ingredients except Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque. Add ice, cover and shake vigorously for 7-8 seconds. Pour Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut into a chilled cocktail-martini glass and pour the cocktail over it. Garnish with half a strawberry.
Happy New Year Cocktail
1/4 oz. Brandy
3/4 oz. Ruby Port
3/4 oz. Orange Juice
4 oz. Champagne/Sparkling Wine
Do you have any special NYE alcoholic concoctions you like to create for your guests? Let me know in the comment section. Please remember to drink responsibly this New Year’s Eve!