The St-Germain Cocktail

The St-Germain Cocktail

Base Spirit: Liqueurs

Type: Modern Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Light

Difficulty: Simple

About The St-Germain Cocktail

The fizzy elderflower-and-wine cocktail has become a modern classic. You simply need a measure St-Germain elderflower liqueur, some Champagne to cut the sweetness and soda to make it ultra-refreshing.

Ingredients in The St-Germain Cocktail

  • 1.5 oz St-Germain
  • 2 oz Dry white wine or Champagne
  • Club soda

Garnish: Lemon twist

Glass: Collins

How to make The St-Germain Cocktail

Add the St-Germain and wine to a Collins glass filled with ice. Stir well and top with club soda. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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Comments

  1. This is one of my favorite cocktails and never disappoints when I serve for guests.

  2. Steve Whiting says

    Uncle ! I give !
    I can’t imagine making this properly with your recipe.
    Wine, St-Germaine and Club Soda. Over ice with a lemon twist
    So how is this both “Simple” and “Gin based”?

    • Sorry, that gin tag was a mistake. We’ve corrected that. (This drink does not contain gin.) But it is definitely simple to prepare: Three easy-to-find ingredients combined directly in the glass. You can leave out the lemon twist if you don’t have any lemons.

  3. just some food for thought, but the original st germain cocktail didn’t even include st germain. Although interestingly enough the flavor profile of the cocktail sings the same notes as the liquer.

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