Todd Thrasher’s Champagne Cocktail

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Champagne cocktails
Photo by Leslie Ryann McKellar

Toast holiday festivities and special occasions with a champagne cocktail. Created by Todd Thrasher of Thrasher’s Rum in Washington DC.

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One 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.

  • Recipe By
    Todd Thrasher of Thrasher's Rum, Washington, DC
  • Contributing City
    Washington DC
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