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The Bitter Mimosa

The Bitter Mimosa

[Photograph: Autumn Giles]

There's serious potential for the mimosa outside of girly-drink territory. With a base of grapefruit juice and sparkling wine, this drink becomes much more complex and savory with a dose of Cynar.

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The Bitter Mimosa

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
This recipe appears in: 3 Cynar Cocktails to Make at Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce Cynar
  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice from 1 to 2 grapefruits
  • 3 ounces chilled sparkling wine

Procedures

  1. 1

    Pour the Cynar then the grapefruit juice into a Champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine. Serve immediately.

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