Graycliff Champagne Cocktail at The Graycliff Hotel
Makes 8 ? 2 ounces apple brandy, such as Calvados ? 1?2 ounce orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier ? 1?2 ounce black raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord ? 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons Simple Syrup ? 3 tablespoons chopped apple ? 2 dashes Angostura bitters ? 2 (750 ml) bottles dry Champagne ? 8 maraschino cherries, for garnish ? 8 orange wedges, for garnish ? 8 lime twists, for garnish
? In a glass measuring cup, combine brandy, orange liqueur, black raspberry liqueur, simple syrup, apple, and bitters. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. ? Strain brandy mixture, discarding solids. Pour 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon strained liquid into each of 8 champagne flutes. Top with champagne. Garnish each glass with a cherry, orange wedge, and a lime twist. Serve immediately.
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