One of the oldest cocktails, dating back to the 1800s, is the Champagne Cocktail. It consists of a sugar cube dropped in a glass with bitters. A small measure of Cognac is added, then topped off with Champagne. The Prince of Wales cocktail was created by no other than the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, who later became King Edward VII and is made similar to the Champagne Cocktail, but with equal parts of Cognac and herbal liqueur.
- Teaspoon Sugar
- 3/4 oz Cognac
- 4 oz Champagne
- Dash Angostura Bitter
- 3/4 oz DOM Benedictine
- Garnish: Orange Wedge & Cherry
Pour 1 tsp of sugar and 2 drops of Angostura Bitter into mixing glass with ice. Add cognac, pour in champagne, and mix well for 20-30 seconds. Strain into coupe glass and top with DOM Benedictine.