Serve in aJulep tin
Lemon zest twist (discarded) & mint sprigs dusted with icing sugar
How to make:
SHAKE first 4 ingredients with ice. Add champagne and more to shaker, then throw twice before straining into julep tin filled with crushed ice. Serve with a metal straw.
|8 fresh||Mint leaves|
|1/2 fl oz||Cognac (brandy)|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)|
|1 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
|3 fl oz||Brut champagne or sparkling wine|
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Lower in strength than most old-school julep cocktails, champagne adds a zing if not a sparkle.
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