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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Recipe Summary

prep:
3 mins
total:
3 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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Nutrition Facts

158 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 7.6g; sodium 9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/08/2015
I made this drink for Thanksgiving and loved it. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/02/2017
I agree that this can make a bad bubbly into something moderately interesting. Read More
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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/08/2015
I made this drink for Thanksgiving and loved it. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/01/2017
I agree that this can make a bad bubbly into something moderately interesting. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/18/2018
Loved it!!!!! Good for a special moment drink Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/28/2015
Nice for dressing up a low-end bottle of Champagne. Easy. Subtle bitters taste balanced by the extra sugar. Read More
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