13 Favorite Champagne Cocktails for New Year's Eve
Bubbly cocktails to help ring in the new year
Celebrity chef Rick Bayless considers this fantastic combination of bracing champagne and limey margarita the "best of both sides of the Atlantic." A perfect apéritif to enliven your taste buds.
This elegant refresher from renowned cookbook author and dessert maven David Lebovitz floats champagne-infused grapefruit sorbet in a glass of chilled bubbly.
An updated sangria with seasonal fruit, brandy, chablis, and champagne.
Don't be turned off by the name -- just because the world didn't end doesn't mean you can't enjoy a tequila-based champagne cocktail. The drink is made with Xtabentun, an anise liqueur of Mayan origin.
Spice up your New Year's Eve celebration with this Sriracha-spiked creation featuring St-Germain, ginger liqueur, and champagne.
Inspired by the classic Kir Royale, this sublime ice cream-champagne float features vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of raspberry coulis spiked with Chambord, and a splash of bubbly.
For those that prefer a tipple that sways to the sweeter side, try this sweet sparkling cocktail made with brandy and fresh muddled strawberries.
This story was originally published on Dec. 30, 2011; the story has been updated.