Recipe: Champagne-mead cocktail

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Silver Hand Meadery makes a seasonal mead fermented with a honey blend, cider and spices such as vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. (Courtesy Silver Hand Meadery)
Silver Hand Meadery makes a seasonal mead fermented with a honey blend, cider and spices such as vanilla, cinnamon and cloves. (Courtesy Silver Hand Meadery)

Champagne-Mead Cocktail

There are two ways to go about making this one.

  • Mix equal parts (50-50) chilled champagne and Silver Hand Meadery’s “Soak Up the Sun,” a semi-sweet mead made with orange-blossom honey. Take a slice of orange zest (without the fruit) and rub the membrane side around the rim of the glass, to release the oil. Or…
  • Mix equal parts (50-50) chilled champagne with “Scarborough Fair,” a mead infused with rosemary and thyme. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary. (optional)

Serve cocktails in a glass with a bowl that is larger than the rim, like a wine glass, so you can inhale the aroma as you drink.

Recipes courtesy Silver Hand Meadery