Sparkling Suze Cocktail Recipe

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A complex-tasting drink that's as easy as 1-2-3. Elana Lepkowski

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.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • 3/4 ounce Suze
  • 1 1/4 ounce St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 4 ounces chilled Cava
  • Lemon twist, for garnish


  1. Add Suze and St-Germain to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a Champagne flute and top with Cava. Garnish with lemon twist.

Special equipment

mixing glass, strainer

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