The Champagne Cocktail is so sleek and simple and elegant in profile that it almost seems wrong to call it a cocktail at all. But the name is accurate, and a cocktail, in both theory and soul, it is.
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Reprinted with permission from 3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon by Robert Simonson, copyright © 2017. Published Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.
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