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St. Germain Elderflower cocktails

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St. Germain Elderflower is a sweet liqueur made from elderberry flowers. The curious flavor contains elements of peach, orange, grapefruit, and pear.
St. Germain is not a cordial found a lot in popular cocktails, but is a liqueur I recommend trying for your next get together. Below are three St. Germain Elderflower cocktails.

Pot o’ Gold

Ingredients:

• 2 oz Vodka
• 1/2 oz Elderflower liqueur
• 4 cucumber chunks
• 8 fresh mint leaves
• Ginger beer
• Mint for garnish

Preparation:

1. Muddle cucumber and mint. Add Voli and elderflower.
2. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass, then top with ginger beer.
3. Garnish with mint.

St. Clement's

Ingredients:

• 4 oz Orange juice
• 1/2 oz Elderflower liqueur
• 4 oz Bitter lemon

Mixing instructions:

Put the two ingredients into a shaker with cracked ice, and serve in a highball glass over whole ice cubes with a twist of lemon and a twist of orange.

Belles Of St. Mary's

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Gin
• 1/2 oz Elderflower liqueur

1 oz Triple sec
1 oz Apricot brandy
2 tsp Lemon juice
Mixing instructions:

In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine all of the ingredients. Shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass.

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