New Year’s Champagne Cocktails

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French 77

  • 2 oz gin
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • .5 oz elderflower liqueur
  • .5 oz simple syrup
  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Raspberry “Bellini”

  • 1 tablespoon raspberry sorbet
  • Champagne
  • Raspberries and lemon twist for garnish


French 77

  1. Combine gin, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a tumbler over ice and stir.
  2. Strain into a Champagne flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with a lemon slice.

Raspberry “Bellini”

  1. Place sorbet into a champagne flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with raspberries and a lemon twist.


French 77: For a cleaner, less juniper-y flavor, use a cucumber-infused gin (such as Hendricks or Botanica Spiritvs).

Raspberry “Bellini”: A true bellini is made with peach, but they can be made with any fruit you like.