Created at the Buck’s Club in London in 1921, this is one of the most frequently enjoyed champagne cocktails in the world. Leave out the grenadine, and it becomes a Mimosa, named for the bright golden flowers on the mimosa tree.
Makes 1 cocktail
- 1/2 ounce Grenadine
- 1 ounce orange juice
- 4 ounces champagne
Add grenadine and orange juice to a champagne flute. Top with champagne and serve.
By Maria C. Hunt, author of The Bubbly Bar: Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails for Every Occasion Published August 2009 by Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House