Champagne Cocktail

1   Sugar cube
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
5 12 oz Champagne (chilled)
1 twst Lemon zest
In a flute, soak sugar cube in bitters, add chilled champagne, garnish.
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1 Comment

DrunkLab's picture

Best with a rich simple syrup

Best with a rich simple syrup for texture and consistency (1/4 oz or under works well) and a nice dry somewhat neutral Cremant or Cava. Improved by a spritz of something aromatic--we use Chartreuse. The lemon zest is best expressed over the rim and rubbed around the stem and discarded--you don't want fruit banging on your teeth when you're drinking from a flute.