Peychaud's bitters gives this easy cocktail from Chicago's Pops for Champagne its bright red color, elderflower liqueur gives it sweetness and floral flavors, and brut Champagne gives it a crisp, tickling finish. The orchid garnish is optional, but don't dismiss it too fast; it makes the drink feel all the more special.
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- Yield:makes 1 cocktail
- Active time: 2 minutes
- Total time:2 minutes
- Sugar cube
- 2 dashes Peychauds bitters
- 1/2 ounces elderflower liqueur
- Brut sparkling wine
- Garnish: Orchid blossom
Place sugar cube in a cocktail glass. Add bitters and elderflower liqueur. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with orchid if desired.