Waterloo Sunset Cocktail Recipe

Waterloo Sunset Champagne Cocktail
The Waterloo Sunset is a sweet Champagne that is made in layers. Miki Duisterhof/Photodisc/Getty Images
  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
279 Calories
0g Fat
17g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The Waterloo Sunset is a delightful twist on a few cocktails. First, you have the interesting base of gin and elderflower liqueur (St. Germain being the liqueur of choice) in a Champagne cocktail that mimics an Elderflower Cocktail.

Then, there is the element of the "sunrise" that is most commonly found in a Tequila Sunrise. In this case, however, the "rise" is attributed to raspberry liqueur instead of grenadine, with Chambord being the most convenient and highest quality choice. It is a stunning cocktail for celebrating any occasion.


Steps to Make It

  1. Stir Beefeater 24 and elderflower liqueur with ice.

  2. Strain into glass.

  3. Layer Champagne and add raspberry liqueur using a bar spoon.

Recipe courtesy Beefeater Gin