15 Champagne Cocktail Recipes Fit for Any Celebration

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Champagne cocktails aren't for a few days a year, it's for Tuesday afternoons because you hit your step goal early in the day, and it's for Saturday nights when you want some extra fizz to celebrate your birthday. Champagne cocktail recipes aren't highbrow--they're for any day and any moment. So pop a bottle and enjoy the little things.

French 75

A timeless Champagne cocktail, despite its fragile look, it packs a powerful punch like the artillery it's named for.

French 75

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • ½ ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled flute, add gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  3. Top off with Champagne.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist.

Mimosa

The most well-known of Champagne cocktails, it's not one to skip, although opinions will vary on the correct amount of orange juice to add.

Mimosa

Ingredients

  • ½-1 ounce of Champagne, to taste
  • 5 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled flute, add orange juice.
  3. Top off with Champagne.
  4. Garnish with orange slice.

Bellini

This is a tasty peach spin of its direct relative, the mimosa.

Bellini

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces peach juice or peach puree
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Peach slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled flute, add peach juice and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with peach slice.

Champagne Cocktail

A simple name for a complex cocktail.

Champagne Cocktail

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak the sugar cube in Angostura bitters.
  2. Drop sugar cube into flute.
  3. Add cognac and Champagne.
  4. Garnish with lemon peel.

Aperol Spritz

A light but pleasantly bitter cocktail.

Aperol Spritz

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Aperol
  • 3 ounces Champagne
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • Ice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add ice, Aperol, Champagne, and club soda.
  2. Garnish with orange slice.

Grapefruit Mimosa

If you enjoy tarter cocktails, this fits the bill.

Grapefruit Mimosa

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Grapefruit slice for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled flute, add grapefruit juice and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with grapefruit slice, if desired.

Death in the Afternoon

A particularly potent cocktail, enjoy this one slowly.

Death in the Afternoon

Ingredients

  • 1¼ ounce absinthe
  • 4½ ounces Champagne
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute or coupe.
  2. In chilled glass, add absinthe and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with lime wheel.

Airmail

Incorporating rum with Champagne, don't overlook this classic that's enjoyed up or on the rocks.

Airmail Cocktail In Martini Glass

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounces gold rum
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce honey simple syrup
  • 3½ ounces Champagne
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a coupe or Champagne flute.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add rum, lime juice, and honey simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Top off with Champagne.
  6. Garnish with lime wheel.

Tangerine Dream

If you love mimosas but want something a bit different, it'll hit the spot.

Tangerine Dream

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vanilla liqueur
  • 1 ounce candied orange syrup
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Tangerine wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In chilled glass, add vanilla liqueur, candied orange syrup, and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with tangerine wedge.

Tiffany Mimosa

The familiar Tiffany blue gives this cocktail its name.

Tiffany Mimosa

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Orange peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a coupe or Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled glass, add blue curaçao, lemon juice, and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with orange peel.

Thymely Raspberry Mimosa

Raspberry and thyme shake up the usual Champagne cocktail flavors.

Thymely Raspberry Mimosa

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce thyme simple syrup
  • 4 ounce Champagne
  • Raspberry and thyme sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In a chilled glass, add raspberry liqueur, thyme simple syrup, and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with raspberry and thyme sprig.

Strawberry Sparkler

A sophisticated cocktail with complex flavors.

Strawberry Sparkler

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce strawberry liqueur
  • ¾ ounce rhubarb syrup
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, strawberry liqueur, rhubarb syrup, and lime juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Top off with Champagne.
  6. Garnish with strawberry.

Frosted Lemon Drop

The perfect mix of a lemon drop with an added splash of color.

Frosted Lemon Drop

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces citron vodka
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce blue curaçao
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Champagne to top off
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a highball or rocks glass, add ice, citron vodka, lemon juice, blue curaçao, and orange liqueur.
  2. Slowly top off with Champagne, so as not to mix with blue layer.
  3. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Shift Drink

A loveable drink that's perfect for decompressing after work.

Shift Drink

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • ¼ ounce gin
  • 4 ounces Champagne
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled glass, add elderflower liqueur, gin and Champagne.
  3. Garnish with lemon twist.

Clover Club Fizz

Enjoy a sparkling twist on the classic gin clover club.

Clover Club Fizz

Ingredients

  • ¼ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ¾ ounce gin
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 egg white
  • Ice
  • Champange to top off
  • Raspberry for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a champagne flute.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add raspberry liqueur, gin, lemon juice, and egg white.
  3. Dry shake for approximately 45 seconds to mix ingredients and create a froth.
  4. Add ice to shaker.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into chilled glass.
  7. Top off with Champagne.
  8. Garnish with raspberry if desired.

Poppin' Bubbles

Champagne cocktails can be enjoyed with any occasion or celebration, don't limit yourself to New Year or weddings. Consider a Champagne cocktail recipe as you celebrate the equinox or purchase of a new house. There's plenty of possibilities to pour a new fizzy cocktail.

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