Bring out the bubbly! But this time, we’re giving it a special, Filipino twist and kick! Calamansi and chili in champagne, anyone?
Any celebration is never complete without some drinks, especially on New Year’s Eve. Planning to pop a bottle of champagne? For added twist and flavor, mix it with a citrus liqueur and throw in poked Bird’s eye chili (labuyo) and calamansi.
Bird’s Eye View
What you need:
30ml Manille Liqueur de Calamansi
Cava or champagne or Prosseco
1 pc Bird’s eye chili (labuyo)
How to make it:
- Pour cold Manille Liqueur de Calamansi into champagne flute
- Fill up flute with champagne
- Drop in poked Bird’s eye chili (labuyo)
Manille Liqueur de Calamansi is a vodka-based drink infused with calamansi rind essence. It is available at supermarkets, 7-Eleven outlets, Kultura, and can be purchased online at www.liquorexpress.ph.