The Spiced Celebration Sparkler champagne cocktail is a celebratory margarita that sparkles. Bitters give just a tinge of added depth and color to this terrific orange spiced tequila and champagne cocktail. An orange twist is recommended to bring out more orange depth. A lime twist recommended for more margarita feel. You choose!
Spiced Celebration Sparkler Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Spiced Celebration Sparkler – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
1/2 ounce Spiced Orange Syrup
1/2 ounce Lime Juice
2 dashes Classic Bitters
2 ounces Brut Champagne
Lime or Orange Twist Garnish
Combine tequila, syrup, lime juice and bitters in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into chilled champagne flute. Garnish with lime or orange twist according to preference.
*Spiced Orange Syrup – reciep by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
Zest of 1 Orange
10 to 12 Whole Cloves
1 heaping tablespoon Whole Allspice
3/4 cup water
1-1/2 cup Cane Sugar
Place all ingredients in saucepan over medium heat. Heat until sugar is completely dissolved (approximately 5 minutes). Strain. Discard zest and spices. Refrigerate syrup.
The Spiced Celebration Sparkler champagne cocktail recipe was commissioned by representatives of Camarena Tequila as part of the Corporate Mixology program offered by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. Find more recipes created by Cheri Loughlin for Camarena Tequila on this site and at tequilacamarena.com and by following Camarena Tequila on Facebook and Twitter.