© Hector Sanchez
- SERVINGS: 1
At the revamped Merchants restaurant in a 118-year-old Nashville building, suspender-clad mixologists serve old-school drinks like this one from the mid-19th century.
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- 1 sugar cube
- Angostura bitters
- Sparkling wine
- Lemon twist for garnish
- Put sugar cube in a Champagne glass. Lightly sprinkle the sugar cube with Angostura bitters and pour in enough sparkling wine to fill the glass. Garnish with a lemon twist before serving.