Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Every bride knows that part of customizing your wedding lies in the signature cocktail. Since we're approaching the holidays, I thought I'd share a fabulous champagne cocktail perfect for celebrating a Christmas or New Year's wedding (or just celebrating Christmas and New Year's). This recipe comes courtesy of mixologist Natalie Bovis-Nelson of TheLiquidMuse.com and author of "The Bubbly Bride."
1 sugar cube
Dash Fee Brothers rhubarb bitters
1 ounce vodka
1/2 ounce peach or passion fruit puree
3/4 ounce acai juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
2 1/2 ounces chilled champagne
Muddle the sugar cube and rhubarb bitters in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add vodka, fruit puree, acai juice, simple syrup and ice. Shake well, then strain into a chilled champagne flute. Top with ice cold champagne.
Natalie just sent us a copy of her delicious book so stay tuned this week for more about the book and creating a custom cocktail for your wedding. Cheers!