From a classic flute of Veuve Clicquot
to a more daring bubbly option, here are five New Year's themed cocktails to celebrate the start of 2015.
1. A flute of chilled Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne,
which is available at Herbert & Rist Inc. (63 Jobs Lane
2. New Year's Salute:
• 1 part Hornitos Plata Tequila
• 1/2 part Coconut Water
• 1/2 part Almond
Adam and Eve. (Courtesy Photo)
Add all ingredients to a shaker over ice to chill. Shake, strain and pour into a shot glass rimmed with cinnamon and sugar. Serve in a shot glass.
3. That Thyme of Year: (Created by Garrett Farber)
• 1 oz. Azzurre Gin
• 1/2 oz. Elderflower liqueur
• 2 Thyme Sprigs
• 1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
• 3 oz Sparkling Wine
• Thyme Sprig for garnish
Muddle the thyme, simple syrup, and gin in a shaker. Add elderflower liqueur, shake, double strain into a coupe glass or champagne flute, add sparkling wine. Stir, garnish with a thyme sprig.
4. Firework Fizzler:
• 1 1/2 oz. Trianon Blanco Tequila
• 1/2 oz. Raspberry Liqueur
• Champagne to top
• Raspberries for garnish
In a cocktail shaker with ice, add Trianon Blanco Tequila and raspberry liqueur. Shake and strain into a Champagne flute and top with Champagne. Garnish with raspberries and serve.
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, That Thyme of Year, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, and Firework Fizzler. (Courtesy Photos)
5. Adam and Eve:
• 1 oz. Calvados Père Magloire VSOP
• 1 oz. Apple Cider
• 2 dashes Orange Bitters
• 1 Sugar Cube
• 3 to 4 oz chilled Mionetto Prosecco DOC Brut
Combine Calvados, cider, orange bitters, and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake thoroughly. Place sugar cube in a wine flute, strain into glass, and top with Prosecco.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com