Texas French 75

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1.5 oz Dripping Springs Artisan Gin

½ oz fresh lemon juice

½ oz simple syrup

Sparkling wine or champagne

Shake gin, lemon juice and simple syrup together with ice. Strain and top with sparkling wine or champagne.

Velvet Amber

  • 1 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • Sparkling Wine

In a shaker combine Grand Marnier & Cranberry Juice. Shake and strain into a chilled champagne flute or coupe glass. Top with sparkling wine such as Champagne, Cava or Prosecco.

 “This is my favorite cocktail to serve before the Thanksgiving Feast!”
…and as of recently, the release of Grand Marnier Cherry, has me experimenting this year with a flavor twist. Just sub for the original Grand Mariner!!
From Sandra Spalding with Twin Liquors

St Germain Cocktail

  • 2oz Sparkling Brut
  • 1.5 oz St Germain
  • 2 oz Club Soda

Build drink in glass over ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Ritz Cocktail

  • .75oz Cognac
  • .5oz Cointreau
  • .5oz Maraschino Liqueur
  • .5oz Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Champagne
  • Flamed orange peel garnish

In a mixing glass, shake cognac, Cointreau, Maraschino liqueur, and lemon juice with ice to chill. Strain into a large chilled cocktail glass and fill with champagne. Garnish with the flamed orange peel.

Chandon Sparkling Ginger Punch

  • Chandon Sparkling Brut
  • Stirrings Ginger Liqueur

In a punch bowl mix 3 parts Chandon to 1 part Ginger and one large block ice. Garnish with pineapple & raspberries.

Champagne Cocktail

Dating back to the 1850s the champagne cocktail takes its form from the original “cocktail” defined as spirits, sugar, water & bitters. Just swap the spirits for some bubbly and you’ve got a party!

  • 1 sugar cube
  • 4 oz. good quality Champagne or sparkling
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Lemon Peel, garnish

Soak the sugar cube in bitters and drop in the bottom of a champagne flute. Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.