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Original Champagne Cocktail

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This classic drink dates back to the Civil War era and makes even a less expensive bottle of Champagne taste great with the addition of Angostura bitters and a sugar cube."
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3 m servings 158
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Place sugar and bitters in chilled Champagne flute and fill with Champagne. Add a twist of lemon peel.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 158 calories; 0 7.6 0.2 0 9 Full nutrition

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I agree that this can make a bad bubbly into something moderately interesting.

I made this drink for Thanksgiving and loved it.

Loved it!!!!! Good for a special moment drink

Nice for dressing up a low-end bottle of Champagne. Easy. Subtle bitters taste balanced by the extra sugar.