Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail is a celebration in a glass. It's an easy cocktail that is bubbly, elegant, and sure to make any occasion feel special.

The Champagne Cocktail is a classic drink made by placing a sugar cube soaked in bitters into a champagne flute and then adding chilled champagne. It is typically garnished with a lemon twist. The drink is simple but elegant and has been enjoyed for over a century. Some variations include adding a splash of cognac or a liqueur such as Grand Marnier. It is a popular drink for celebrations, weddings, and New Year’s Eve.

Champagne Cocktail

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ????




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  • Champagne

  • 1 Sugar cube soaked with angostura bitters

  • Lemon zest coin


  • Place the angostura soaked sugar cube in the bottom of a champagne flute and fill the glass with champagne, pouring slowly to avoid any spillage.
  • Garnish with the lemon zest coin if desired.

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Written by Chris Harris, Staff Writer

Howdy. I’m Chris Harris. One of the writers here at Cocktail Hammer. I have a passion for all things food, wine, and mixology. When I’m not I’m behind the bar or writing for this awesome blog, you can find me riding my bike all across New York City.

Edited by Julian Solorzano, Staff Editor

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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