Hump Day Quickie Cocktail #13: Elderflower Blossom!

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Happy Hump Day, folks!

Since we gave you a wine primer yesterday, we thought today would be a perfect to introduce a wine-based quickie cocktail!

Are you ready for it?

Recently, we were re-introduced to the deliciousness that is rosé. Scoff and call it pink wine all you like, the stuff is delicious. Bright, light, fresh, and perfect for a summer-inspired quickie cocktail!

So, without further ado, for the Elderflower Blossom you will need:

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  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz St. Germain
  • 4-6 oz rosé
  • (optional) lime wheel, for garnish

Gather your ingredients plus your jiggers, bar spoon, and serving glass.

First, fill your serving glass with ice. Since this is a quickie cocktail, we are making it directly in the glass.

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Now measure out your 1 1/2 oz gin (dry, not Old Tom), and pour it into your glass!

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Next, add in your 1/2 oz St. Germain. If you are unfamiliar with this product, St. Germain is elderflower-flavored liqueur. It is very sweet and floral, and is a perfect addition to a lighter wine cocktail (you will also often find sparking wine cocktails that include St. Germain). It adds a really lovely flavor to drinks, but make sure you only add a very small amount–it is very sweet and has a very strong flavor profile.

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Now pour your rosé on top to finish it off.

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Give the whole thing a quick stir, add your garnish, and you are ready to go!

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The perfect summer evening quickie cocktail!

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Enjoy, everyone!

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