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Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone cocktail

Build some romance with this sophisticated take on the classic French 75 cocktail by bartending pros Chad Solomon and Christy Pope.


  • 1 ounce Blume Marillen apricot eau-de-vie
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce rich honey syrup (2 parts honey, 1 part water)
  • 1 dash Peychaud's bitters
  • Sparkling wine, to top


  1. Add all ingredients except the sparkling wine into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a flute and top with Champagne.