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Champagne Blues

Blue Curaçao is a popular addition to champagnes and sparkling wines, with the most basic such cocktail being the Champagne Blues cocktail: a mixture of champagne, Blue Curaçao to taste, and a bit of lemon.

Blue Curaçao is made from a relative to the orange, so it has a flavor similar to oranges and is complimented by the addition of other citrus flavors such as lemon or an orange liqueur like Grand Marnier.

Champagne Blues Ingredients

Ingredients for Champagne Blues Recipes

  • Champagne or Sparkling Wine (chilled)
  • Blue Curaçao (chilled)
  • Lemon Peel or Lemon Juice

Optional Ingredients for Champagne Blues

  • Vodka
  • Orange Liqeuer (Grand Marnier or Triple Sec)
  • Sugar

Champagne Blues Preparation

Equipment Needed for Champagne Blues

  • Champagne Flute

Preparation Time for Champagne Blues

  • 5 minutes for mixing and serving

Serving Tip: Be sure that both the champagne and the blue curaçao are properly chilled before mixing.

Champagne Blues Recipes

Basic Champagne Blues Recipe

You need:

  • 1 Glass of Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  • Blue Curaçao (to taste)
  • Lemon Peel or Lemon Juice

Mix:

  • Fill champagne flue with champagne or sparkling wine
  • Add a dash or two of Blue Curaçao to taste
  • Drop a piece of lemon peel into glass or dash of lemon juice
  • Gently stir

Fancy Champagne Blues Recipe

You need:

  • 1 Glass of Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  • Blue Curaçao (to taste)
  • Lemon Peel or Lemon Juice
  • 1oz Vodka
  • 1 or 2 dashes of Orange Liqeuer (Grand Marnier or Triple Sec)

Mix:

  • Mix Blue Curaçao, Vodka, and Orange Liqeuer in a separate glass
  • Fill champagne flue with champagne or sparkling wine
  • Add alcohol mixture
  • Drop a piece of lemon peel into glass or dash of lemon juice
  • Gently stir
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