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New Year Midnight Sparkler Gin Cocktail


Ingredients: Lemon slice, clear sanding sugar or edible glitter, and lemon twists (for serving; optional)

4 ounces crème de violette

2 ounces fresh clementine or orange juice

2 ounces fresh lemon juice

2 ounces gin

Champagne or sparkling wine How To Make: Rub half the rim of 4 stemmed glasses (preferably coupe glasses) with lemon slice and dip into sanding sugar, if using. Chill glasses until ready to use. Combine crème de violette, clementine juice, lemon juice, and gin in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 30 seconds. Strain into prepared glasses, top off with Champagne, and garnish with a lemon twist, if using.


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