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5 Champagne Cocktails for New Year's Eve

The bartenders at Virtu Honest Craft in Scottsdale and Cork in Chandler are mixing up cocktails to accompany your New Year's Eve imbibing. While Kailee Gielgens, Virtu's new head mixologist, takes a more culinary and experimental approach to the her cocktails, Jon Doholis goes for simple pairings that you can either attempt at home or try at Cork. If Gielgens' cocktails intimidate you as a home bartender, just drop in for the special New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner menu with her creations accompanying plates to ring in 2014. Either way, you're sure to start the New Year off with a delicious, bubbly bang with these five drinks.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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