In this easy 3-ingredient drink, elderflower liqueur amps up the floral side of bittersweet Suze.
'suze' on Serious Eats
Suze is a French aperitif with a delicately bitter gentian root flavor. Its mild sweetness and hints of citrus and wildflowers make it a wonderful partner for sparkling wine, especially with the addition of a little elderflower liqueur.
Have you ever walked into your favorite bar, scanned the shelves behind the bartender, and wondered what some of those bottles are? Even a dedicated alcologist such as myself will sometimes find himself sitting at a bar, looking at a menu, and thinking, "Well, there's an ingredient I've never heard of."