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St. Germain Kumquat Cocktail

This St. Germain Kumquat Cocktail is a light, bright gin-based cocktail that combines sweet and tart kumquats with floral notes from the elderflower liquor. 

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Liz


  • 1/2 oz. simple syrup
  • 4 kumquats sliced in half
  • 1 1/2 oz. gin
  • 3/4 oz. St. Germain liqueur
  • 3 oz. club soda


  1. Muddle simple syrup and kumquats together in the base of a cocktail shaker, until the mixture is syrupy. Add half a cup of ice, gin, and St. Germain. Shake well.

  2. Pour into a glass. Top with a bit more fresh ice and about 3 oz. of club soda.

  3. Serve immediately.