It's the Thursday before New Year's Eve!
Are you thirsty?
Here's a delicious alternative to the usual champagne at midnight thing, incorporating, of course, champagne!
The Happy New Year*
* 1/4 oz. Brandy
*3/4 oz. Ruby Port
*3/4 oz. Orange Juice
*4 oz. Champagne
Pour brandy, port and orange Juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well.
Strain into a champagne flute and top with champagne.
* recipe courtesy of About.com