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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.