Kendra and Caitie absolutely love champagne cocktails. After all, our favorite hashtag is #BUBBLESANDBLING! Bubbly cocktails are perfect for so many occasions. Our top stylists are ready to show you their favorite champagne cocktails of the moment. From a more traditional cocktail to a sweetened up winter treat, these bubbly cocktails are sure to impress! Of course, classic champagne is always good, but why not mix it up a bit? Here are our favorite champagne cocktails to serve at your next trunk show.
– SAINT GERMAIN ELDER FLOWER RASPBERRY FIZZ –
1 OUNCE SAINT GERMAIN
1 OUNCE SPARKLING WATER OR CLUB SODA
2 OUNCES CHAMPAGNE OR PROSECCO
4-5 FRESH RASPBERRIES
MIX IN A GLASS!
This one doesn’t need any explaining. It’s so easy, anyone can do it. Simple, elegant, and refreshing! This cocktail is so easy to make but the raspberries give it a certain finesse and a vibrant pop. Something we all need during these long winter months. Whip up the raspberry fizz for a perfect signature toast for your next Trunk Show.
– CLEMENTINE FRENCH 57 –
1 OUNCE BOURBON WHISKEY
1 OUNCE FRESH CLEMENTINE JUICE
3/4 OUNCE HONEY SYRUP (RECIPE BELOW)
1/2 OUNCE FRESH LEMON JUICE
3-4 DASHES ORANGE BITTERS
CHAMPAGNE OR PROSECCO
To make the honey syrup: Combine 1/4 cup raw brown sugar with 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Heat about 8 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until all the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; and set aside to cool. Pour syrup into glass jar. Cover jar; refrigerate until ready to use. Makes about 1/2 cup.
To put it all together: Combine bourbon, orange juice, honey syrup, lemon juice and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake well. Pour into a champagne flute glass. Top with champagne. Garnish with an orange twist and enjoy.
Why clementines? A simple tweak on an old time classic. Kendra’s favorite winter fruit is clementines. Clementines always remind Kendra of her childhood and can instantly turn her frown upside down on a chilly winter day. So she thought… why not?!? This bubbly clementine champagne cocktail is perfect for a trunk show brunch with delectable pastries or an evening soiree with cheese and crackers.