|1 cube||Brown sugar|
|3 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|1 fl oz||Cognac|
|Top up with||Brut Champagne|
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Perhaps somewhat over-hyped, but this classic cocktail remains as popular as ever. Starts bone dry and becomes slightly sweeter as you reach the dissolving cube at the bottom, depending on how briskly you drink of course.
Prince of Wales cocktail
Our page on the history and alternative recipes for the Champagne Cocktail gives more information.