1940s Champagne Julep

The Stanton Social, New York City

"It was a place to get nice suits made," says Stanton Social owner Peter Kane of Manhattan's Lower East Side in the '40s. In keeping with this history, a backlit wall of wine evokes herringbone fabric.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink
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  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces chilled Champagne
  • 4 torn mint leaves
  • Dash of Angostura Bitters
  • Ice cubes and crushed ice
  • 1 ounce fino sherry
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the mint, bitters, sherry, Simple Syrup and lemon juice and shake well. Strain into a flute half-filled with crushed ice and top with the Champagne.

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