Champagne might be the first bubbly that comes to mind when one thinks of celebration cocktails, but sparkling sake mingles and tingles its way through cocktail culture with a burst of bubbly excitement. Its versatility is apparent as it is excellent sipped straight from the bottle, lovely fluted and incorporates beautifully in mixed cocktails. Zipang Sparking Sake 6 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

St. Zipaine

2 parts Zipang Sparkling Sake

1/2 parts St-Germain

2 parts Club Soda

Lemon Twist Garnish

Place chilled St-Germain in champagne flute. Top with club soda and sparkling sake. Garnish with lemon twist.

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St. Zipaine