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Cocktail with St. Germain

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ChowDiva Nov 13, 2008 10:06 AM

Anyone know of a place that serves a cocktail made with this liquer? The place doesn't have to be fancy or super trendy. I'm just looking for a spot to pop in and try before I buy. Downtown location preferred. Thanks!

  1. D...DF Nov 21, 2008 07:16 AM

    James in Prospect Heights pours an excellent cocktail with gin, St. Germain, fresh lemon juice, and mint.

    1. apple342 Nov 19, 2008 06:34 AM

      Union Square Cafe makes a good cocktail with St. Germain- "Mutu Cocktail". Very refreshing cocktail!

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        downtownstefanie Nov 19, 2008 06:41 AM

        i'll 2nd union square cafe, also upstairs at bouley, grammercy tavern, . it's pretty easy to make a good drink at home using it without getting too fancy. I'll mix with vodka and sprite, vodka and soda, with champagne, etc.

      2. chompchomp Nov 18, 2008 11:52 AM

        Hotel delmano in Williamsburg makes a really dandy cocktail with St. Germain and lemons. Of course, you'll have to cross over into Brooklyn to get it!

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          stephaniec25 Nov 17, 2008 05:34 PM

          I had one with St Germain at Kingswood on 10th street (i think) and it convinced me to go out and buy a bottle!

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            mrnyc Nov 17, 2008 05:23 PM

            we went to the buddha bar in the meatpacking district friday after work. they have a cocktail on their list with st. germain in it among other things. i had it & it was ok, but i couldn't distinguish the st. germain. btw i checked and the cocktail list was very different from the one up on the website.

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              RPMcMurphy Nov 15, 2008 05:28 AM

              PDT
              Pegu

              pretty much any "good" cocktail bar will. Just look behind the bar, if they have 30 flavored vodkas and 1 gin....move on.

              Also, it's not that expensive, and I can say you certainly will buy it!

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                chow_gal Nov 13, 2008 11:18 AM

                Blue Ribbon Downing Street Wine Bar in West Village.

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                  ExFlexitarian Nov 13, 2008 10:51 AM

                  I think White Star does as well

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                    KTinNYC Nov 13, 2008 10:14 AM

                    I'm almost 100% Death & Co. does. If it's not featured you can certainly ask for it as an ingredient in a custom cocktail.

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                      kathryn Nov 13, 2008 10:01 PM

                      Yes.
                      - Muddled Mission, gin, St. Germain, strawberry, chartreuse, lemon
                      - St. Germain Redux, St. Germain with champagne and your choice of spirit
                      - Elder Fashion Royale, champagne, St. Germaine, and gin
                      - Cooper Union, whiskey with St. Germain.

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                        kathryn Nov 17, 2008 06:03 PM

                        I was there last night and they certainly have St. Germain behind the bar.

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