What is St‑Germain?

St‑Germain elderflower liqueur is an eclectic, French liqueur made from fresh, hand-picked elderflower blossoms harvested at their peak in late spring.

How is St‑Germain Made?

St~Germain elderflower liqueur is made from the highest quality, hand-picked wild Elderflowers (Sambucus Nigra). Our maceration process allows us to capture the delicate flavor of the fresh flower blossom.

What does St‑Germain Taste like?

St‑Germain owes its enchanting flavor to the small but mighty elderflower, which offers notes of peach, pear, citrus, and just a hint of honeysuckle. C’est magnifique!

Is St‑Germain Natural?

St‑Germain is a natural liqueur made using a natural infusion of hand-picked elderflowers. St‑Germain gets its signature golden hue from pollen and contains no artificial coloring or flavoring.

How do you drink St‑Germain?

St‑Germain works well in a variety of cocktails, including the classic St‑Germain Spritz. Bartenders love our elderflower liqueur for its versatility and its ability to elevate any cocktail whether it’s a Gin & Tonic, Margarita, or even an Old Fashioned.

Can you drink St‑Germain on its own?

St‑Germain loves company. Our elderflower liqueur has been designed for mixing, and one of its most enchanting qualities is its versatility.

How much Alcohol is in St‑Germain?

St‑Germain elderflower liqueur has an ABV (Alcohol by Volume) of 20% or 40 proof.

Where can I buy St‑Germain liqueur?

St~Germain is sold in premium wine and liquor stores and “épiceries fines”, as well as online through various retailers.

How long does St‑Germain last?

As a natural liqueur made with fresh flowers, the color may slowly change over time due to natural oxidation (caused by light and air). We recommend that you consume St~Germain liqueur within 6 months after opening, and keep your bottle in a dry, cool space and away from bright light.

Is St‑Germain Gluten Free?

Oui! St‑Germain is Gluten Free.

When was St‑Germain created?

St‑Germain made its world debut in 2007, crafted by founder and third-generation distiller Robert J. Cooper. Robert was on a mission to breathe new life into the then-forgotten French elderflower apéritif.

Where does the name St‑Germain come from?

The name St‑Germain is a tip of the proverbial hat to the historic Parisian cultural district of St‑Germain‑des‑Prés made famous by the literary icons and artists who lived and worked there during the Belle Époque. The bottle’s design is an elegant testament to the Art Deco movement of the same period.

What is an Apéritif?

When referred to as a drink, an aperitif is often wine-based and usually not too high in alcohol. Served before a meal, it comes from the notion of inspiring an appetite and, in the case of St‑Germain, a simple way to create delicious cocktails regardless of the occasion.

What are the best Elderflower Apéritifs?

The St‑Germain Spritz is the perfect elderflower apéritif. The ideal dining companion, refreshingly simple, paired with the flavors of sparkling wine, sparkling water and a twist of lemon over ice. Our Spritz makes it easy to prepare a carafe for your at-home soiree or apéritif and you can vary the recipe according to occassion and what you have in your at home bar. Try our St‑Germain Royale for your special apéritif celebrations.

What are the best Elderflower Cocktails?

One of the best way to drink St‑Germain is in the St‑Germain Spritz. Add an elderflower twist to your Gin & Tonic, Margarita, Old Fashioned or Champagne – St‑Germain Elderflower Liqueur adds a dash of freshness to your favorite cocktails.

What is the Hugo Cocktail?

The Hugo is a modern classic and variation on our signature St‑Germain Spritz. A refreshing Italian apéritif or Aperitivo made with St‑Germain elderflower liqueur, Prosecco, sparkling water, and mint.