New Year's 2011 - Cocktails

 

Three sparkling drinks sure to have you gleefully sipping and toasting at midnight.

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By Aurora Rodríguez

Since good times and good cocktails go hand in hand, Miami.com has handpicked the top three sparkling drinks sure to have you gleefully sipping and toasting at midnight. Try them at some of your favorite spots or make these at home. Cheers!

Skybar’s Lemon Spritz

  • Chill a champagne flute
  • Add 1/2 ounce of lemon juice
  • Add 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
  • Add 1/4 ounce of limocello
  • Top off with 3 ounces of prosecco or champagne
  • Garnish with lemon twist and homemade grenadine float

Cocktail is around $14 at Skybar at The Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-3100.

Prime 112’s Midnight Kiss

  • Chill a champagne flute
  • Fill half the glass with cognac
  • Add champagne to fill
  • Top off with a sugar cube

Cocktail is around $14 at Prime 112, 112 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-532-8112.

Kitchen 305’s Holiday Mischief Maker

  • Chill a champagne flute and garnish with a sugar rim.
  • Pour in 1 ounce of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
  • Add ½ ounce of orange liqueur
  • Add 1 to 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Add 1 teaspoon of grenadine
  • Top off with 4 ounces of sparkling wine

Cocktail is around $12 at Kitchen 305, Newport Beachside Hotel 16701 Collins Ave.; Sunny Isles Beach; 305-749-2110.

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