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The St-Germain Cocktail
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Ingredients
1 ½ oz
St-Germain
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2 oz
dry sparkling wine
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2 oz
soda water
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Lemon twist for garnish
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Part guide to drinking French cocktails, part compilation of world famous mixologists’ recipes, How to Drink French Fluently by Drew Lazor is the ultimate cocktail handbook. 

A classic spritz variation fueled by the iconic elderflower liqueur, the St-Germain Cocktail embodies the spirit of low-alcohol conviviality prevalent throughout Europe. Light, floral, and refreshing, it’s a warm-weather go-to, easy in both execution and drinkability.

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients over ice in a Collins glass. Stir gently, and garnish with the lemon twist.

Reprinted with permission from How to Drink French Fluently, by Drew Lazor with Camille Ralph Vidal. Copyright © 2016 by PUNCH Creative, published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.