|IBA Official Cocktail|
|Primary alcohol by volume|
|Served||Straight up; without ice|
|Standard drinkware||Champagne flute|
|IBA specified ingredients*|
|Preparation||Place the sugar cube at the bottom of the flute and add Angostura bitters until it dissolves. Add the brandy, then fill with the champagne. Garnish with the orange slice and maraschino cherry.|
In popular culture
Victor Laszlo and Captain Renault both order champagne cocktails in the 1942 movie Casablanca.
General Sternwood has a Champagne cocktail with "a third of a glass of brandy under the Champagne and the Champagne cold as Valley Forge. Colder if you can get it colder" in Raymond Chandler's novel The Big Sleep.
In the film "An Affair to Remember" 1957 Deborah Kerr's character asks a champagne cocktail at the bar in the ship she travels with Cary Grant. In the Woody Allen film "Match Point", Emily Mortimer orders a champagne cocktail at a restaurant with Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
In the Francis Ford Coppola/Mario Puzo film The Godfather Part II FRANK PENTANGELI says-"MICHAEL, your sitting high up in the Sierra mountains. And your drinkin' - uh, what's he drinkin'?" WILLIE CICCI says "Champagne", FRANK PENTANGELI replies "Champaign, Uh, Champaign Cocktails -- and you're passing judgment on how I run my Family."
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