Elderflower st germain cocktail

Elderflower Sunset

Elderflower liqueur has a sweet and slightly floral taste, making it the perfect mixer for summer and autumn cocktails.   As pretty as it is flavorful, the Waterloo Sunset is suitable for outdoor dinner parties as well as brunches.

Elderflower champagne cocktail

The recipe is as follows:

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (St Germain)
  • 2 ounces brut champagne
  • 1/4 ounce Chambord
  • raspberries for garnish

Mix gin and elderflower liqueur in ice shaker, then strain into long stemmed glass.   Next, add the champagne.

Elderflower waterloo sunset  St Germain champagne cocktail

Slowly with a upside down spoon (bar spoon technique) add the Chambord.    The drink should show layers; see photos below.

waterloo sunset  waterloo sunset elderflower liqueur

Present with raspberries and enjoy!

St Germain waterloo sunset

 

 

 

Carpus DiemElderflower Sunset