Tag: champagne

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Jumping Jellybean

This sparkling champagne cocktail has just the eye-opening punch your brunch guests will enjoy – a bubbly blend of zingy citrus and tequila.

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Ambrosia

The ancient Greek believed that ambrosia, a kind of honey mead, was the drink of the Gods, who lived high up on the summit of Mount Olympus. This modern-day version from across the Atlantic slips down equally nice.

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Death in the Afternoon

Reputed to have been one of Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drinks from the time when, as a young writer, he took up residence in Paris, this powerful cocktail must have been responsible in its time for many “lost” afternoons. You need to be careful when you make it as otherwise you […]

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Rossini

If you like your Bellinis, you’ll adore their near relation, the Rossini, though, on this occasion, we don’t know whether the name honours the great 19th-century Italian opera composer or not.

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Bellini

Created by Giuseppe Cipriani, the founding father of Harry’s Bar in Venice, and named in honour of the great Venetian artist, this cocktail became a favorite tipple of a host of celebrity visitors, including the writer Ernest Hemingway and the actor and playwright Noel Coward.

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Juniper Royale

This drink takes the royal treatment even further by gilding the juniper flavor with fruit juices and a blush of pink grenadine for a bubbly elixir of pure pleasure.

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Lee Miller’s Frobisher

This 1940s-era Champagne cocktail of classic composition is named after the equally stylish photographer Lee Miller, infamous as muse and model for the surrealist artist Man Ray.

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Typhoon

At first glance, this cocktail may seem elegant and refined, but within the bubbly is a monsoon of flavors and a potency that suggests you hang on to that palm tree before you have another.

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Ritz 75

Straight from the Ritz Hotel Bar in Paris comes this sunny, citrusy variation of the classic French 75, a great alternative to serve at brunch in place of the usual Mimosa.