Adding a fancy drink to a celebration always helps to make things memorable and fun, try one of these easy champagne cocktails at your next big celebration to add a little sparkle to the event. Whether you are ringing in the New Year, marking a milestone Anniversary, or just celebrating a special event these easy, bubbly drinks will help elevate your time.
Celebrations deserve to have fancy food and fancy drinks, but those drinks don’t need to be super hard to make. That’s why we gathered up a list of the very best, but easy champagne cocktails to try.
The drinks on this list were evaluated on the following items: overall flavor, ease of making (especially in big batches for a party), “wow” factor.
Keep on scrolling to find the best drink with champagne for your next big celebration.
French 75 Cocktail
A French 75 Drink is an IBA standard – so definitely a well known, classic cocktail. It is a gin based drink and has a really nice herbal or botanical flavor that is mixed with a light citrus flavor.
Why it’s good: customize the flavor by making a french 76, french 77 or french 125 – all of which substitute the gin for a different liquor. It only takes about 4 minutes to shake this one up.
The pornstar martini is a classic cocktail (despite the fact that it could be considered a inappropriately named drink.) There’s nothing dirty about this sweet, fruity and lightly bubbly cocktail that is full of passion fruit flavor.
Why it’s good: this unique drink that is served as a martini with a shot of champagne on the side is a nice centerpiece or signature cocktail for celebrations. You can adjust the flavor by using real passion fruit if desired.
Passion Fruit Mimosa
If you like passion fruit, but want a more simple drink try this Passion Fruit Mimosa which is a nice flavor twist on the classic orange juice Mimosa. It’s a pretty drink, bright red in color and full of bubbles.
Why it’s good: with just 2 ingredients, you can mix this up in 2 minutes or less. Plus, it’s super easy to make in large batches for parties.
Vampire’s Kiss Cocktail
This easy Vampire’s kiss cocktail is a fizzy, fruity drink with a little tart punch. It’s a pretty pink drink served in a martini glass, so despite it’s Halloween themed name, it can easily be served for many other celebratory occasions.
Why it’s good: it uses just 3 easy ingredients. You can easily customize it with garnishes to make it spooky or fancy.
Blushing Bride Drink
Full of sweet peach and cherry flavors, this blushing bride drink is a pretty red cocktail. The bubbles from the champagne really enhance the fruity flavors in this light drink.
Why it’s good: this is a versatile cocktail perfect for serving at many different celebrations from bridal showers to New Year’s Eve. With just 3 ingredients, you can mix it up in just a few minutes.
Tequila Boom Boom
Looking for an action packed drink? This Tequila boom boom fits the bill! It’s got a hot spice (from actual hot sauce) and you drink it after booming or slamming it onto a table to get that champagne to fizz up.
Why it’s good: this is a really fun drink, great if you want to get your party goers attention. It also only takes about 2 minutes to make.
Thug Passion Drink
Anyone familiar with 90’s rap, Tupac in particular, will be familiar with this Thug Passion Cocktail. It’s fizzy, sweet and fruity with a pretty red color.
Why it’s good: it’s easy to customize – red Alize is what is typically used, but it comes in a few other flavors and colors. Also, you can customize the flavor with the champagne used – typically Cristal, but any champagne works.
Orange Creamsicle Mimosa
An orange creamsicle mimosa is an adult version of the childhood popsicle flavor that you may remember. This cocktail is sweet, smooth and tastes like dessert.
Why it’s good: it is easy to make this in a pitcher as a big batch drink for parties. It only takes about 3 minutes to mix up.
Everyone loves a good margarita with it’s slightly mouth puckering citrus flavor. Crank the sophistication up a notch with this champagne margarita to add a little bit of fizz to this classic drink, but maintaining it’s taste.
Blackberry Champagne Mule
This blackberry champagne mule is another sparkling twist on a classic cocktail (the moscow mule). The blackberry flavor makes this a great drink for spring and summertime and the champagne adds a little fizzy bit that mixes so good with the gingerbeer.
Why it’s good: it uses fresh blackberries which really livens up the flavor. You can easily scale this up to make it by the pitcher.