Have a wonderful party any day of the year with yummy and bubbly cocktails. There are so many interesting ingredient combinations that will just float your boat. Have a ‘Madarin Cocktail.’ It’s made with 1 oz. mandarin liqueur, 4 oz. champagne, and a clementine peel for garnish. Pout the liqueur into a champagne flute, top with champagne, and then twist the clementine peel over the glass as you gently drop it into the cocktail. This drink is refreshing and fun for everyone. A ‘Cranberry, Tangerine, and Pomegranate Punch’ is a delightful add on to any get together. It takes more steps, but is super worth it to make. The ingredients are 12 oz. fresh cranberries, 1 bunch mint, 2 cups freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, 3 cups freshly squeezed tangerine juice, 5 cups cranberry-juice cocktail, and 2 bottles (750 ml each) of sparkling wine or champagne. Spear 3 cranberries alternately with 2 mint leaves on each wooden skewer, place skewers on baking sheet, cover with damp paper towels, and refrigerate for one hour. In a large punch bowl, stir all of the fruit juices together, fill the glasses with ice, and ladle ½ cup punch into each glass. Top with wine, and then garnish with a swizzle stick. You friends will be delighted with this masterpiece.
Red is a good color all year round, so ‘Kir Royales’ will make your day better with its amazing flavors. It’s made with 3 oz. crème de cassis, 1 bottle of champagne, and 6 strips of tangerine or orange zest. Before serving this beauty, pour 1 tablespoon of crème de cases into each glass, fill with champagne, and then garnish with zest. Add a little sour flavor into your life with a ‘Pear-Lemon Fizz.’ It’s made with ice cubes, ½ oz. pear vodka, ¾ oz. Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup, ½ oz. fresh lemon juice, ½ cup champagne, and 1 fresh lemon verbena leaf for garnish. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add vodka, syrup, and lemon juice. Shake and then strain into a glass. Top off with champagne and garnish with the lemon verbena. Your next party will be talked about for weeks to come after you make these special treats.