Twinkle

78 oz Vodka
12 oz Elderflower cordial
2 oz Champagne
1 twst Lemon peel
Instructions
Shake vodka & cordial; pour into Nick & Nora; top w/ Champagne; garnish with lemon twist
History
Created in 2002, this is an an elderflower cocktail that predates St. Germaine.
From other users
  • Made with homemade cordial that was probably too light on the elderflower. The result mostly tasted like tart Champagne. Solid, but nothing special. I guess this would be at least a 4 made with a more elderflower-y cordial. — ☆☆☆
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2 Comments

mako's picture

Some background history is

Some background history is here. Elderflower cordial is quite different than liqueur but has historically been widely available in the UK. It's also apparently available in Ikea.

Zachary Pearson's picture

If your area has access to

If your area has access to the wines of Selbach-Oster, Skurnik also imports the Nikolaihof lineup which includes a stunning elderflower cordial. Thanks,  Zachary