Champagne Cocktail

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Ingredients

  • 1 sugar cube
  • Angostura bitters
  • 4 ounces chilled champagne
  • Twist of lemon

Instructions

Place the sugar cube in a chilled champagne flute and moisten with a few dashes of bitters. Add champagne. Garnish with the lemon twist.

 

 

Adapted from Straight Up Or On the Rocks by William Grimes (North Point Press, 2001).

Categories: 
Beverages
Yield: 
Makes 1 drink
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