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Poinsettia

Poinsettia sparkling cocktail with cranberry juice, sparkling wine, and triple sec

The Poinsettia is a classic holiday cocktail, but there’s no reason to save this orange-cranberry sparkler for the winter months – it makes a lovely brunch cocktail any time of the year.

We like this version from cocktail legend Dale DeGroff, who floats the triple sec on top of the drink in the last step. It’s a nice technique; the bubbles from the sparkling wine carry the orange scent up to your nose as you sip, and the orange flavor is not at all overwhelming.

Ingredients

Instructions

Build the ingredients in the order given in a flute glass, floating the triple sec on top of the drink. Garnish with an orange twist.

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