The Local Palate Newsletter
Sign up to recieve news, updates, recipes, cocktails and web exclusives about food culture in the south

Share this article via email


Save 72% off of newsstand price now!

Subscribe to The Local Palate
Shop Marketplace Savor the South Newsletter Subscribe Digital Edition Customer Service Send a Gift App Store Google Play

Sign up

Get the latest from the Local Palate, straight to your inbox.

// Small image if(get_field('thumbnail_image')) { $thumb_url = get_field('thumbnail_image')['url']; // Default image } else { $thumb_id = get_post_thumbnail_id(); $thumb_url = wp_get_attachment_image_src($thumb_id,'thumbnail')[0]; } ?>

Todd Thrasher’s Champagne Cocktail


½ ounce Grand Marnier

½ ounce Plantation O.F.T.D. Overproof Rum

Sugar cube

4 dashes Angostura bitters

1 teaspoon cherry juice

Sparkling wine

Garnish: Cherry


In a small metal bowl, combine Grand Marnier, rum, and sugar cube. Light on fire for 1 minute, then extinguish. Add bitters, cherry juice, and an ice cube, then stir until mixture is cold. Transfer to a champagne flute, top with sparkling wine, and garnish with cherry.