Liam's Midnight Toast

A flavorful, colorful and classy cocktail for Christmas or New Year's Eve.
By: Stephen Phillips
Midnight Toast Cocktail

Midnight Toast Cocktail

When New Year’s rolls around try entertaining your guests with a midnight toast cocktail full of flavor, color and class. Cheers to a great year!

Single serve


4 oz. champagne (reasonably priced non-vintage champagne is fine)
1/2 oz. cognac
1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
dash of Campari
orange wheel (garnish)
crushed ice


  1. Fill a large chilled wineglass with crushed ice.
  2. Add the following in exactly this order:
  • Champagne
  • Cognac
  • Grand Marnier
  • Campari

   3.  Garnish with an orange wheel.

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