San Remo

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Good champagne cocktails are a little bit hard to come by. So many of them are a little on the strange side. The San Remo cocktail is definitely different. It blends champagne with grapefruit juice and some orange liqueur. It’s a lot like the Mimosa, but more exciting.

Closeup view of San Remo cocktail with orange twist

The San Remo is fairly strong on the alcohol, and therefore not intended to be a brunch cocktail. But don’t let that stop you. It’s probably at its very best as an after dinner drink.

Tilted angle view of San Remo cocktail with orange twist
San Remo cocktail with orange twist

Recipe

  • 3 ounces champagne
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce mandarin liqueur
  • 1 ounce white grapefruit juice

Pour all the ingredients into a champagne flute – no shaking, no stirring. Garnish with an orange twist.