Adding elderflower liqueur to the classic Sidecar cocktail gives it a nice floral note.

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

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

Ingredients (5)

  • 1 1/2 ounces St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 1 ounce brandy
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice into a chilled cocktail glass. Serve.