Delicious Champagne Cocktail Recipes For Mom
The effort that goes into pulling off an enjoyable Mother’s Day celebration pales in comparison with the effort moms extend in everyday life. To show your appreciation, why not offer a delicious, sparkling concoction that captures the spirit of the occasion? Here we offer five Champagne Cocktails that not only taste great, but will add a fun and colorful addition to Mother’s Day brunch.
Shake all ingredients except the Champagne in a shaker with ice. Strain and serve in a Champagne glass and top with Champagne.
“Bettered” Champagne Cocktail
Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari, by Mark Bitterman
1 sugar cube doused with 2 dashes aromatic bitters
Chilled Champagne or other sparkling wine
4 dashes aromatic bitters
Put the sugar cube in a Champagne glass. Fill with Champagne. Drizzle the bitters on top. Garnish with a spiral lemon peel.
Stir whisky and Amaro together with ice, and strain into a chilled Champagne flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with a slice of orange.
Drinking the Devil’s Acre, A Love Letter From San Francisco and her Cocktails, by Duggan McDonnell
Adapted by Jonny Raglin, courtesy of Comstock Saloon
2 oz. bourbon
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz. juice from brandied cherries
½ oz. simple syrup
2 dashes aromatic bitters
1 oz. Champagne
Pour the bourbon, lemon juice, cherry juice, simple syrup and bitters into a mixing glass, add ice, shake briefly, then strain into a cocktail glass while pouring in the Champagne.
2 oz. gin
3/4 oz. simple syrup
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
Sprig of mint
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, simple syrup and lime juice. Shake until chilled, then strain into a flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with the sprig of mint.