This absinthe and elderflower French 75 riff is perfect for when you want something a little sweet, a little sour, and a little more adventurous than your average cocktail. A perfect introduction to absinthe for newbies, this cocktail is best served with ice cold sparkling wine and a fresh rosemary garnish.
1 3/4 oz Gin
1 1/4 oz Lemon
3/4 oz Honey Syrup (4:1 honey to water)
1/4 oz St. Germain Elderflower
1/4 oz Absinthe
Cold Prosecco or Cava
- Combine gin, lemon, honey, St. germain, and absinthe into a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake well until frothy, about 30-45 seconds.
- Double strain into a large coupe glass. Top with desired amount of Prosecco or cava.
- Express a lemon peel over the surface of the cocktail and garnish with a sprig of fresh rosemary.
NOTE: For a Slightly sweeter drink, increase measurement of St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur from 1/4 oz to 1/2 oz.