Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Champagne Velvet

For this drink a bottle of Champagne and a bottle of Irish Porter must be opened. It is mixed as follows:
1/2 porter

Ingredient: porter

What it is:  Beer
Dark-coloured style of beer. The name was first used in the 18th century from its popularity with the street and river porters of London. It is generally brewed with dark malts.

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1/2 Champagne

Ingredient: Champagne

Also Known As:  Sparkling wine What it is:  Wine
Sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France.

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(Use a large sized goblet.)

Stir up with a spoon slowly, and you have what is called Champagne Velvet, because it will make you feel within a short time as fine as silk.

It is rather an expensive drink, but a good one.