Cocktail Fridays: Janey’s Champagne Fizz


Cherry Champagne

This was apparently made up by American servicemen in the first world war when they fancied a Tom Collins.  They had gin and lemons but no soda – so they used Champagne instead (oh the HARDSHIP)! Don’t forget the obligatory cherry!


Ice and a glug of gin

squeeze of lemon

dribble of simple syrup

4 parts of chilled champagne


Putthe ice and then the gin in the cocktail shaker and add the lemon and syrup.  Shake it all well and then put into a chilled flute and then stir in the fizz …heaven ( and still easy after one or two make the world a little fuzzy….and it will!)

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