Easy to make Champagne Cocktails for Summer
28th June 2019
When the sun is shining and the garden / balcony is calling then how about mixing up some easy to prepare and enjoy Champagne cocktails? There are many cocktails out there to chose from and you can of course simply experiment yourself and have plenty of fun in the process – In most occasions fresh fruit juices, freshly cut fruits, frozen summer berry fruits, ice, gin, Chambord and more make the perfect company for that bottle of chilled Champagne tempting you in the fridge.
Though many feel that Champagne is too good a wine to be mixed with anything, Champagne cocktails are still popular globally and can make that bubbly moment even more special – Below are some easy to prepare cocktails for you to enjoy:
Pink Gin Fizz: All you’ll need to get the party going is a splash of gin (Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin Vintage 2014), some Chambord or grenadine along with chilled Champagne!
Place some crushed ice / small ice cubes in to a glass
Add a splash of Chambord / grenadine
Add one serving of Gin (pink / bloody shiraz gin even better)
Fill with chilled Champagne! (used was Champagne Duval-Leroy Brut Réserve)
Fresh Peach and Mango Champagne Bellini: Fresh and fruity here we come! Easy to prepare and all you will need is a fresh peach, mango juice and of course some bubbly.
Chop finely a fresh peach and add half to your glass
Add a third of a glass of mango juice
Drop in some crushed ice
Fill with chilled Champagne! (used was Champagne Adam-Mereaux ‘Tradition’ Extra Brut’)
Raspberry Fizz: If you love raspberries then this is the cocktail for you!
Add to a glass half a dozed fresh raspberries
Crush half a dozed raspberries and add to glass
Add a splash of gin (used was Kobenhavn Klassik Gin)
Fill with chilled Champagne! (used was Champagne Autréau Premier Cru Extra Brut)
Fizzkey and Spice: A new cocktail on the scene, go and impress your guests with this easy to make Champagne cocktail that packs a punch!
Add a brown sugar cube to your glass
Add a teaspoon of maple syrup honey
Add a pinch of crushed black pepper
Add a pinch of dried cayenne pepper
Add a half measure of single malt whisky (used was Edradour Natural Cask Strength Single Malt)
Fill with Chilled Champagne! (used was Champagne Monsigny Grand Réserve Brut from Aldi)
Summer Berry Fruits and Ratafia: For those of you liking a sweeter Champagne cocktail and a special liquor from the region.
Add a handful of frozen summer berry fruits to your glass
Add a shot of Ratafia (used was Dumangin Ratafia Champenois)
Fill with chilled Champagne! (used was Champagne Vollereaux Brut Reserve)
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