Graycliff Champagne Cocktail at The Graycliff Hotel
Makes 8 • 2 ounces apple brandy, such as Calvados • 1Ž2 ounce orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier • 1Ž2 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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