classic champagne cocktail

The spiced bitters, touch of sweetness and fragrant lemon zest elevate your standard glass of bubbly and make the night extra special.

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Poured
  • Cuisine: American


  • 4 sugar cubes
  • Angostura bitters
  • 1 bottle Champagne, cold (or traditional method sparkling wine)
  • 4 lemon twists (read above for details)


  1. Coat sugar cubes with bitters on all sides and place each in a Champagne flute.
  2. Fill each glass with sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist.
  3. Enjoy immediately!


Keywords: champagne cocktail