At the Bar

This champagne bar is easy to make and will be sure to impress your guests! Using 3 different champagne varieties, exotic liqueurs and cordials, and holiday flavors and garnishes, your will be able to mix their own signature champagne cocktail!

Level of Difficulty

Moderate

Tools & Materials

Distilled Water
Exaco Ice Lanterns
Holiday Foliage
Holiday Fruits and Spices

Here is a list of ingredients that I included in my Champagne Ice Bar:
Barefoot Bubbly – Moscato, Brut Cuvee, and Extra Dry
Orange Liqueur
Melon Liqueur
Raspberry Liqueur
Peach Liqueur
Pomegranate Liqueur
Hazelnut Liqueur
Peppermint Liqueur
Cinnamon Liqueur
Blue Curacao
Limoncello
Elderflower Liqueur
Orange Juice
Pineapple Juice
Cranberry Juice
Grenadine
Pomegranate Juice
Grapefruit Juice
Apple Cider
Pear Juice
Peach Juice
Thyme
Rosemary
Lavendar
Drunken Cherries
Drunken Cranberries
Strawberries
Grapes
Lemons
Oranges
Raspberries
Apples
Cinnamon Sticks
Drink Umbrellas

  • Step 1

    To display the champagne and cordials, we’re going to build homemade ice blocks and frozen chillers with holiday foliage, holiday fruits and spices, and holiday decorations. Exaco Ice Lanterns are a great product to use when constructing your ice bar.
  • Step 2

    Decorate the chillers and bowls with themes to incorporate different elements to the party.  I chose three themes: Holiday Foliage, Holiday Fruits and Spices and Holiday Celebrations.

  • Step 3

    When making the bowls and chillers, make sure that you are placing items into the mold that are small enough so water can freeze them into place. To prevent all the decorations from sinking, freeze the ice bowls and chillers in layers, it will take 3-4 hours for each layer.  Distilled water is best to use to prevent the ice from cloudiness. When ready to use, let frozen mold sit on the counter for 20 minutes and then wiggle it free.  To save for later use, place frozen chiller or bowl into a plastic zip-lock bag until ready to use.

  • Step 4

    For a more sophisticated look when it comes to displaying the liqueurs, cordials, and juices, use small bottles with corks or stoppers to display them.  The bottles you see below are from The Container Store and are also great for a hostess gift.  Add small tags to label what is inside of the bottle for your guests knowledge.

  • Step 5

    Try different combinations and enjoy!

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