This modern spin on a smash (a classic cocktail typically made with fruit, herbs, sugar and whiskey) is prepared with a double dose of cranberry, in the form of a vibrant cranberry syrup and cranberry juice, plus amontillado sherry. The rich, nutty flavor of dry sherry is a perfect contrast for the bright cranberry flavor, but you can use vodka or single-batch bourbon for this ruby-hued drink.
Combine syrup, cocktail juice and sherry in a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake vigorously and then pour into a rocks glass. Top off with sparkling wine and more ice cubes if needed. Thread cranberries onto a toothpick and place over the glass to garnish.
Per Serving:200 calories (0 from fat), 5mg sodium, 30g carbohydrates, (1 g dietary fiber, 24g sugar).
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