Erick Castro , created this sparkling punch. It's terrifically light, but the malted grain–based genever adds whiskey-like depth. Slideshow: Champagne Pairings for New Year's Eve
In a small punch bowl, combine the genever, Créole Shrubb, lemon juice, Rich Simple Syrup and 10 dashes of the bitters and refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Stir in the Champagne and club soda, add ice and garnish with the pineapple and star anise.