Gin and Champagne make a bubbly wonderful duo, which is why this classic cocktail is always a good idea.
SERVINGS: MAKES 1
- 2 ounces Blue Beetle Gin
- 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 3/4 ounce simple syrup
- 2 ounces Champagne
- Long spiral lemon twist (for serving)
- Combine gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.
- Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into a large flute. Top with Champagne; garnish with lemon twist.
Recipe by Chris Morocco
Photograph by Ted Cavanaugh