Cocktail of the Week: “Killing Me Softly”

28 Jan

This was a bubbly holiday season for me– I received several bottles of champagne as gifts, and so decided to invite some friends over for champagne cocktails once we were all settled back into our normal post-holiday lives.  We tried the “Killing me Softly” cocktail from The Bubbly Bar: Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails for Every Occasion.  The mix of absinthe and St. Germain makes for a lovely cocktail that is neither too sweet nor too herbaceous.

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Killing Me Softly 

  • 1 cube sugar
  • 1 teaspoon absinthe
  • 1/2 ounce St. Germain
  • 4 ounces champagne
  • 1 thin slice lemon

Add the sugar cube to a martini glass or chamagne flute.  Chill the absinthe and St. Germain in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Strain into the glass.  Top with champagne.  Lightly squeezer the lemon slice and float it on top of the cocktail.

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2 Responses to “Cocktail of the Week: “Killing Me Softly””

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