Elder Fashion Royale
A gin distilled in Plymouth, England. It is less dry than the more common London Dry gin, mainly due to more root ingredients that soften the juniper flavor.
A popular brand of elderflower liqueur, made with wild elderflowers and based with Eau de vie; 20% ABV.
A bitters made from Seville oranges, cardamom, caraway seed, coriander and burnt sugar.
A sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in Champagne, France. The carbonation is due to secondary fermentation of the wine after it's bottled. For our purposes we treat this the same as Brut and Sparkling Wine.
A hybrid citrus fruit originating in Barbados as an accidental cross between two introduced species, sweet orange and pomelo. Like other citrus fruits the grapefruit is popular among cocktails for its peel and juice.
Stir all the ingredients, except the champagne, over ice. Strain into a flute and top with champagne. Garnish with a grapefruit twist. #stir #straight