A fizzy twist on the Sherry Cobbler, this delicious cocktail combines citrus, maraschino or orange liqueur, and—you guessed it—Champagne. Like its fortified wine-spiked cousin, the Champagne Cobbler was popular throughout the 1800s, but it has since lost its sheen. We say, it’s high time to bring it back. Whip up one of these ridiculously simple drinks, and you’ll see how easy it is to go through a whole bottle of bubbly.
- Muddle the lemon and orange slices in the bottom of a wine glass.
- Add liqueur and fill with crushed ice.
- Top with chilled Champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.
- Sip through a julep straw.
Nearly 300 years ago, George Washington wasn’t the only one working magic with liquor at his Mount Vernon home and distillery. His wife, Martha, enjoyed drinking the good stuff as much as she loved entertaining at home. This punch created for Mount Vernon by Dale DeGroff, is an approximation of the recipe America’s first FLOTUS may have se...