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16 Elderflower Liqueur Cocktails to Take Your Summer From Boring to Boozy


SheKnows Editorial

St-Germain liqueur: It’s dangerously tasty, what with its bright and fragrant flavor. If you’ve never tried it, this summer is the time to give it a shot. Mixed with the right ingredients, this elderflower liqueur will have you hooked on the first sip.

For a brief history, St-Germain is made from flowers gathered in the spring from the hillsides in the French Alps. Fancy, right? As for the price of a bottle of this floral liqueur, depending on where you get it, you can find it for a little under $40 ($37.49 at Total Wine). So, yes, it’s steep, but it’s absolutely worth it — especially if you use the liqueur in one of these 16 delicious, refreshing cocktail recipes.

From a blood orange cocktail to a white cosmopolitan, these St-Germain cocktails are perfect to sip on these warm summer days. Oh, and did we forget to mention they’re really pretty too? (But not too pretty to drink!).

A version of this article was originally published in April 2016.

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