What a glass in your hand to add some spice to this holiday season. Even if you get a glass, fill it with the best champagne cocktail you can find. We have a list of exceptional options for you. Have a look!
From Casablanca to Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Big Shot, movies have adjusted us to the importance of champagne when it comes to elegance and parties. A sparking glass of champagne can fix any blues and turn them into glitters of joy. This glass extends its charms when the festive season of celebration takes over. Such is the occasion right now. As the year is about to commence, celebrating in style is a must.
Keeping this thought in mind, we have rounded up the ‘Quench’ section by listing some delicious and wonderful champagne cocktails. They will not only let you have the full essence of the party, but also give you a feeling of luxury and class. Find your perfect glass of champagne below.
1. Champagne Punch.
The best drink to fix any boring gathering at your parent’s house is the Champagne punch. This drinks, filled with the happiness of fruits is bubbly and can give you the oomph factor you are looking for. The best thing about this drink is that, even if you are not in the mood of celebrating, or you are too tired of the chaos that festivals bring with them, you can enjoy this with peace and pleasure.
1 bottle brut champagne
11/2 oz. Brandy
11/2 oz. Cointreau
1 L Club Soda
1 Orange Rind
1 Orange, Sliced with rind
1 Pineapple Sliced
To start with this punch, you need to take a big bowl and crush some strawberries into small pieces in it. Add ice, pour the champagne, brandy, Cointreau and club soda. Now garnish your drink with orange rinds, sliced orange, sliced strawberries, sliced pineapple as well as fresh mint.
2. Air Mail
It may not look the part but this drink is a strong glass of alcohol. Pairing golden rum with brut champagne can give you the kick you need in a boring party. Along with this, the added sweetness of honey can balance out the flavour. This is a great celebratory cocktail that should be present at every occasion. People often refer to it as a cross between Honey Bee and a French 75 with a twist of a tropical character.
2 oz. Golden Rum
½ oz. Lime Juice
1 tsp. Honey
5 oz. Brut Champagne
To make the Air Mail, stir lime juice, honey with rum thoroughly with cracked ice in a cocktail shaker. Once done, pour this unstrained mixture in a glass. Top it with champagne and it’s ready to be served.
3. The Classic Mimosa
the most common and simplest champagne cocktail with a hyped reputation. It is majorly taken alongside a hearty meal to make you feel fine and good. Mimosas can be found majorly everywhere. However, if you want to make one at home this holiday season, it will be an easy thing to do.
2 oz. Orange Juice
4 oz. Brut Champagne
1 tsp. Grand Marnier (Optional)
All you need to do to make this mesmerising cocktail is to fill a champagne flute with 1/3 full of fresh squeezed orange juice. Now top the juice with some brut champagne. To finish, you can add a teaspoon of Grand Marnier if you wish. Your fresh glass of mimosa is ready. Enjoy!
4. Atomic Cocktail
As the name denotes, Atomic Cocktail is the solution for all the laziness you might feel this holiday season. It tastes amazing and sets your mood just right. The mixture of vodka and brandy in champagne can lead to some dramatic results later in the night so get ready for some action. Additionally, this is also the perfect drink to end your day with.
1 ½ ounces Vodka
1 ½ ounces Brandy
1 Teaspoon Sherry
1 ½ ounces Brut Champagne
Atomic Cocktail can be prepared by stirring vodka, brandy and sherry thoroughly with cracked ice. Once done, strain then into a chilled glass. Now, add 1 ½ punces of cold brut champagne and in the end, garnish your drink with anything of your choice.
A thing to note while preparing the atomic cocktail is that the balance of sweetness of quite important. Therefore, if you use sweeter Spanish brandy for making this drink, add drier amontillado sherry along with it. Similarly, if you choose cognac, use Oloroso. This will balance out the flavour of your cocktail and make it much more enjoyable.