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Happy Youth Drink

The point to remember, as you tipple off into the years past what one can call “youth,” is that even if those joints are creaking, it’s more of a roll than a jump out of bed, and staying up past midnight seems superheroic–even then, you can still capture that happy youth feeling by being silly, laughing it up, wearing a feather boa and not caring a hoot what anyone thinks, having the posse over for a series of pictures with fake mustaches, and always remembering that “youth” isn’t, after all, a term stuck to a specific date, but rather one attached to a specific state of mind. Having a few Happy Youths doesn’t hurt, either, when remembering how fun it is to be young.
Ingredients
  Ice cubes 4
  Fresh orange juice 6 Ounce
  Cherry heering 4 Ounce
  Simple syrup 2 Ounce
  Dry sparkling wine 4 Ounce, chilled (Use Extra Dry Variety)
Directions

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway full with ice cubes. Add the orange juice, the Cherry Heering, and the simple syrup. Shake youthfully.

Strain the mixture into four flute glasses. Top each with the sparkling wine and serve.

This recipe has been excerpted from Champagne Cocktails . To purchase this book visit, Amazon.com.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Drink: 
Cocktail, Alcohol
Servings: 
4

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