SPICE & EVERYTHING NICESparkling cocktails are great for celebrating the different events and important moments in our lives. This sparkling cocktail can be served to celebrate the holidays, New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, a birthday or any other reason to raise a glass to toast an occasion.
1 oz (30 ml) Woodford Reserve Bourbon
½ oz (15 ml) simple syrup*
1 barspoon (5 ml) cherry brine (liquid from cocktail cherries)
5 dashes Agnostura bitters
2 strips orange peel, pith removed, save 1 for garnish
2 oz (60 ml) Segura Viudas Cava Brut
cherry and orange peel, for garnish
- In a mixing glass with cubed ice, express oils from 1 orange peel, then combine bourbon, simple syrup, cherry brine and aromatic bitters. Stir to chill and dilute. Strain into a flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a cherry and orange peel.
- * 1:1 ration of sugar dissolved in boiling water. Allow to cool before using.