Little Pink Mixology: New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

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By Ashley Bryce and Liana Cole

As 2011 comes to a close we toast to a New Year, new memories, and new beginnings.

These six champagne cocktails will be the perfect way to welcome 2012.

The Midnight Fun

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz vodka
  • Dash strawberry liqueur
  • 1 oz strawberry puree
  • Champagne
  • Strawberry

Directions:

Combine vodka, liqueur, and puree into champagne flute and stir. Slowly top with champagne and stir again. Garnish with strawberry.

The Midnight Classic

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

Ingredients:

  • 3 drops Angostura bitters
  • 1 sugar cube
  • ¾ oz brandy
  • Champagne
  • Slice of Star fruit

Directions:

Drop bitters on to sugar cube and put cube into champagne flute. Add brandy and top with champagne. Garnish with a slice of star fruit.

The Midnight Cheers

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

 

Ingredients:

  • ¾ oz citrus vodka
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • Dash sugar syrup
  • Champagne
  • Sugar

Directions:

Rim champagne flute with sugar. Combine vodka, lemon juice, and syrup together with ice and shake. Strain into champagne flute. Top with champagne.

The Midnight Kiss

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

Ingredients:

  • ½ oz vodka
  • Dash Chambord
  • ½ oz apple juice
  • ½ oz orange juice
  • Champagne
  • 2 blackberries

Directions:

Combine vodka, Chambord, apple and orange juice into champagne flute. Top with champagne and stir. Add 2 blackberries for garnish.

The Midnight Magic

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz red grape juice
  • ½ oz triple sec
  • Champagne
  • 3 red grapes

Directions:

Combine grape juice and triple sec into champagne flute and top with champagne. Cut grapes in half and add to drink.

The Midnight Flirt

photo by Liana Rochelle Cole

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz pink grapefruit juice
  • ½ raspberry puree
  • 1 oz bourbon
  • Rose champagne

Directions:

Combine grapefruit juice, raspberry puree, and bourbon into champagne flute and stir. Top with rose champagne.


Have a Safe

&

Happy New Year

from all of us at

Little Pink Blog!

Cheers!

 

Ashley Bryce holds a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Classical Studies from the University of Florida (Go GATORS!) and is currently a graduate student studying Strategic Public Relations at The George Washington University . She is fluent in Latin and has a passion for translation. A Miami girl who loves politics, old movies, Doris Day, and all things Harry Potter related. Find her on Twitter (@ashleyellene) and LinkedIN.

Liana Cole has a Master’s of Science in Global Strategic Communications from Florida International University and a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Fine Art from The University of Central Florida. In addition to being a Harry buff, Liana is a certified bartender by ABC Bartending. She has a love for culture, music and art of all kinds. Find Liana on Twitter (@Liana_Rochelle) and LinkedIN.

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