Whether or not you鈥檙e celebrating the new year, you can鈥檛 beat a classic Champagne cocktail. Dress it up with fancy bitters or keep it simple with a citrus twist 鈥 this boozy beverage will have all your guests convinced that you just came from bartending class. All you need are a few simple and fun ingredients and you鈥檒l be set to pop bottles all night.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of your favorite Champagne (ros茅 works too!)
  • 1 bottle of your favorite bitters
  • sugar cubes
  • citrus peels or zest
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Instructions:

1. First, start off by dropping one sugar cube in an empty Champagne glass.

2. Cover the sugar cube with three hearty splashes of the bitters.

3. Pour Champagne.

4. Top with a citrus twist.

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Easy as 1, 2, 3.

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Don鈥檛 forget to top it off!

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Depending on your bitters, raspberries and blackberries are also a good add-in.

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The bubblier, the better!

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The sugar cube sweetens it lightly, and the lemon adds a nice, refreshing touch.

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