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Original Champagne Cocktail


"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 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 158 calories; 0 g fat; 7.6 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 9 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this drink for Thanksgiving and loved it.

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

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

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