Winter Sparkler

1 bottle champagne, chilled / 4 oz brandy / large pinch each of ground cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and ginger / 1 tbl brown sugar plus extra for rimming glasses

Combine brandy, spices, and sugar and mix well. Rim glasses with additional brown sugar. Distribute brandy mixture among 5 glasses, fill with chilled champagne, and serve.