Tonight we’re celebrating all our followers! Wouldn’t be here without your support! Celebrating is easy with a classic Kir Royal…
1 oz Chambord
Pour Chambord into a flute glass. Top with your favorite champagne or prosecco. Garnish with a strawberry. Cheers!
2 oz Cognac
1/4 oz Green Chartreuse
2 oz Champagne
1 sugar cube
Place sugar cube in a coupe glass and soak with angostura bitters. Add a handful of cracked ice cubes and cognac. Top with champagne and drizzle with chartreuse. Add ice until almost brimming.
Death in the Afternoon
Ernest Hemingway contributed this drink to a 1935 collection of celebrity recipes, instructing “pour one jigger of absinthe into a champagne glass. Add iced champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness. Drink three to five of these slowly.”
Listen to Papa Hemingway and pace yourself.
Rumor has it Marie Antoinette’s left breast served as the model for the coupe glass…here an ode to one of history’s infamous queens:
2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
4-6 fresh raspberries (plus extra for garnish)
2 0z Champagne
Combine gin, simple syrup and raspberries and shake well. Double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Top with champagne.
A Green Hour original