4 Champagne and Gin Cocktails Perfect For Any Celebration

When there’s a celebration, the drink of choice is always a tall glass of champagne. But did you know you can actually combine the spirit with bubbles. These cocktail recipes marry the two beautiful liquids, to create cocktails that leave your eyes sparkling. Time to break out the bubbly!

Cucumber Gin Spritz

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Method:

Slice the cucumber into small pieces, muddle in an ice-packed cocktail shaker, and add the gin and syrup. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Add Champagne. Top up with club soda. Finally, garnish with the strip of cucumber and sprig of mint.

Ingredients:

Third of a cucumber

30ml gin

15ml simple syrup*

100ml Champagne or sparkling wine Club soda

Strip of cucumber and mint sprig, to garnish

Hedgerow Royale

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Method:

Pack a rocks glass with crushed ice and pour over Champagne. Add gin and brandy slowly, so the liquids sink to the bottom and create layers. Garnish with blackberries and the orange wedge.

Ingredients:

Crushed ice

50ml Champagne or sparkling wine

25ml sloe gin

25ml cherry brandy

Blackberries and wedge of orange, to garnish

French 75

Method:

In a cocktail shaker packed with ice, combine the gin, simple syrup and juice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds, until the cocktail shaker is cold to the touch. Strain into a flute and top with Champagne. Garnish with the lemon twist

Ingredients:

50ml gin

10ml simple syrup*

20ml lemon juice

50ml Champagne or sparkling wine Lemon twist, to garnish

Sparkling Bee’s Knees

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Method:

Combine the gin, honey and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake for 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe and top up with Champagne.

Ingredients:

35ml gin

20ml honey

20ml lemon juice

70ml Champagne or sparkling wine