New York City’s Death & Co serves this gin and elderflower concoction, and we’re big fans. It’s simple to make and addictive enough that you’ll end up throwing back a few rounds.

What to buy: Plymouth is an English gin. It can be found at high-end liquor stores and online.

St-Germain is an elderflower liqueur that has won over bartenders. It can also be found at high-end liquor stores and online.

This recipe was featured as part of our DIY Home Bar recipe slideshow

  • Yields: 1 drink
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 5 mins
  • Active: Under 5 mins

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 ounces Plymouth gin
  • 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • Dash orange bitters
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit twist


Combine the gin, St-Germain, and bitters with ice in a cocktail shaker and stir until condensation forms on the shaker. Strain over ice into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a grapefruit twist.