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Marasca Fizz
© Tina Rupp

Marasca Fizz

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Country • New York City

Country offers 50 sparkling wines by the bottle and up to 6 by the glass. For this Champagne cocktail, the restaurant soaks pitted sweet cherries in an anise-infused syrup.

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  1. 3 maraschino cherries, plus 3/4 ounce syrup from the jar
  2. Superfine sugar
  3. 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters
  4. 2 brown sugar cubes
  5. 1/2 ounce Cherry Heering or cherry liqueur
  6. 4 ounces chilled Champagne
  1. Moisten the outer rim of a flute with 1/2 ounce maraschino cherry syrup and coat with superfine sugar. Sprinkle the bitters over the sugar cubes. Add the Cherry Heering, maraschino cherries and the remaining 1/4 ounce of maraschino cherry syrup to the flute. Top with the Champagne and add the sugar cubes.