Elderflower Cocktails

These elderflower cocktails celebrate the fresh, floral flavor of St. Germain. Try elderflower liqueur in everything from a gin & tonic to a champagne cocktail.

champagne pouring into a french 77 cocktail

Elderflower liqueur is the spirit your home bar has been missing! It brings a fresh, floral flavor to all kinds of drinks, from champagne cocktails to mojitos.

Fresh elderflowers grow on the elder bush, which is the very same plant (Sambucus nigra) that produces the berries used in elderberry syrup, another popular cocktail mixer.

elderflowers growing on a bush

This floral liqueur has lots of versatility and pairs well with a number of spirits and flavors. It is most commonly mixed with gin, champagne and vodka, but it’s also delicious with bourbon, rum, tequila and apéritifs like Aperol. It even works with white wine and sake. It brings the perfect balance to fruity and botanical flavors like citrus, herbs and ginger.

A French liqueur, St. Germain is the most popular brand of elderflower liqueur, though there are likely others at your local liquor store, such as Bols, Fiorente and Chase.

Now, who’s ready to make some elderflower cocktails?! Grab your cocktail shaker and a bottle of St. Germain, and let’s get into the top recipes you can make with this popular liqueur. Hope you find a new favorite!

Psst… not drinking? You can use elderflower syrup to make some elderflower mocktails.

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