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21 Fancy Drinks To Help You Forget 2014

This year was a mess. Let's erase it from our memories with classy champagne cocktails.

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1. Raspberry Sgroppino

WHAT is sgroppino? It's a delicious frosty mix of vodka, prosecco, and fruit sorbet that really wants to party with you. You can use any flavor of sorbet if raspberry isn't your thing. Get the recipe.
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WHAT is sgroppino? It's a delicious frosty mix of vodka, prosecco, and fruit sorbet that really wants to party with you. You can use any flavor of sorbet if raspberry isn't your thing. Get the recipe.

2. Roman Holiday Cocktail

A brilliant Italian-ish mix of lemon, honey, rosemary, amaro, and prosecco. Get the recipe.
Katie Morris / katieatthekitchendoor.com

A brilliant Italian-ish mix of lemon, honey, rosemary, amaro, and prosecco. Get the recipe.

3. Aperol Spritz

A classic for a reason — it's pretty, not too sweet, and gentle enough that you'll still be able to choose your midnight makeout partner wisely. Get the recipe.
Kristen Olson / bourbonandhoney.com

A classic for a reason — it's pretty, not too sweet, and gentle enough that you'll still be able to choose your midnight makeout partner wisely. Get the recipe.

4. Champagne Mojitos

Making a syrup with the mint leaves means you won't have to spend all night muddling. Good deal! Get the recipe.
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Making a syrup with the mint leaves means you won't have to spend all night muddling. Good deal! Get the recipe.

5. Sparkling Apple Sangria

You can get all the mixers you need for this at the grocery store: just an apple, a pomegranate, and some apple juice. Get the recipe.
Johanna Dean / ourjoyfulhome.com

You can get all the mixers you need for this at the grocery store: just an apple, a pomegranate, and some apple juice. Get the recipe.

6. Pop! Cider

This sparkling cider cocktail calls for Benedictine, which is a cool herb-y liqueur that's definitely worth trying. Get the recipe.
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This sparkling cider cocktail calls for Benedictine, which is a cool herb-y liqueur that's definitely worth trying. Get the recipe.

7. Citrus Cordial Sparklers

"Cordial" just means a syrup made with sugar and the juice and zest from your favorite citrus. Clementine? Grapefruit? Blood orange? All of the above! Get the recipe.
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"Cordial" just means a syrup made with sugar and the juice and zest from your favorite citrus. Clementine? Grapefruit? Blood orange? All of the above! Get the recipe.

8. Spiced Cranberry Rum Fizz

You can make up a big party-size batch of the syrup and juice base for this ahead of time, then just top with champagne whenever you're ready to get down to business. Get the recipe.
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You can make up a big party-size batch of the syrup and juice base for this ahead of time, then just top with champagne whenever you're ready to get down to business. Get the recipe.

9. 23 Skiddoo

Gin, St. Germain (elderflower liqueur), thyme syrup, lemon, and sparkling wine. Get the recipe.
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Gin, St. Germain (elderflower liqueur), thyme syrup, lemon, and sparkling wine. Get the recipe.

10. Champagne Cocktail

Sugar, champagne, and bitters is all it takes to achieve Timeless Elegance. Recipe at The Kitchn.
Ed Anderson / thekitchn.com

Sugar, champagne, and bitters is all it takes to achieve Timeless Elegance. Recipe at The Kitchn.

11. Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria with Lillet Rosé

Get the recipe.
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12. Clementine French 75

Get yourself a big box of clementines and swap in the juice for lemon in this easy gin cocktail. Get the recipe.
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Get yourself a big box of clementines and swap in the juice for lemon in this easy gin cocktail. Get the recipe.

13. Pear Sorbet Champagne Cocktail

Get the recipe.

14. Campari-Fennel Aperitif

Best fronds forever!! Get the recipe.
Paul Costello / foodandwine.com

Best fronds forever!! Get the recipe.

15. Thyme & Blackberry Fizz

A nice mid-winter reminder that summer exists. Get the recipe.
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A nice mid-winter reminder that summer exists. Get the recipe.

16. Ginger Grapefruit Sparkler

Dead simple: fresh grapefruit juice, ginger liqueur, and prosecco. Get the recipe.
Anna Schaber / garnishwithlemon.com

Dead simple: fresh grapefruit juice, ginger liqueur, and prosecco. Get the recipe.

17. Negroni Sbagliato

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1 part Campari, 1 part red vermouth, 1 part sparkling wine. YOU'RE WELCOME.

18. Sparkling Bourbon Pear Cocktail

Perfect if you have a few pears getting wrinkly in the fridge. Get the recipe.
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Perfect if you have a few pears getting wrinkly in the fridge. Get the recipe.

19. Lavender Bubbly

Just what it sounds like! You can find dried lavender for the syrup at a tea shop or order it online. Get the recipe.
Kelly Carámbula / thebestremedy.co

Just what it sounds like! You can find dried lavender for the syrup at a tea shop or order it online. Get the recipe.

20. Rouge 75

Gin, raspberries, syrup, and champagne. 😍 Get the recipe.
Frances Janisch / foodandwine.com

Gin, raspberries, syrup, and champagne. 😍 Get the recipe.

21. Lemon Cheesecake Cocktail

This pretty lil' thing is the product of careful pouring. You'll need brandy, limoncello, sparkling wine, and bitters. Get the recipe.
Lucy Heath / capturebylucy.com

This pretty lil' thing is the product of careful pouring. You'll need brandy, limoncello, sparkling wine, and bitters. Get the recipe.

For those who are lazy or in doubt, you can just set up a champagne cocktail bar and let people DIY.

Get some smart tips for what to include from Epicurious.
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Get some smart tips for what to include from Epicurious.

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