Speakeasy Sparkler

Southern Living
Speakeasy SparklerRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Kay Clarke

This festive Champagne sparkler gets a lift from moonshine and limoncello. You can purchase any number of fine bottles of handcrafted moonshine at your local package store.

Makes 1 serving


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1 sugar cube
Dash of lemon bitters
2 1/2 tablespoons moonshine
2 tablespoons Italian lemon liqueur
1/3 cup Champagne or dry sparkling wine


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

1. Place sugar cube in a Champagne flute. Sprinkle sugar cube with lemon bitters.

2. Combine moonshine and liqueur in a cocktail shaker; add ice cubes. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into Champagne flute, and top with Champagne.

Created date

November 2015