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St Germain Liqueur


St. Germain
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French Elderflower Liqueur:

St. Germain (pronounced San-Jer-Man) is an all-natural elderflower liqueur produced in France. Prior to its recent release elderflower cordial or syrup made of frozen flowers was the only option for cocktails calling for the herb. This is because the flower is delicate and tends to lose its fragrance when processed. St. Germain bypasses that problem by processing the fresh, handpicked blossoms as soon as they are (reportedly) biked down from the Alps.

Elderflower Cocktails:

St. Germain pairs well with most distilled spirits and is great with Champagne and white wine as you can see in many of these cocktails...

Note: St. Germain can be used in cocktails calling for elderflower cordial.

St. Germain Facts:


  • French elderflower liqueur made with an eau-de-vie base
  • 20% alc/volume (40 proof)
  • Retails for around $35/750ml bottle
  • Awarded Double Gold Medal, 2007 San Fransisco World Spirits Competition
  • Released in 2007
  • Visit their website



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