A dry, floral and potent concoction. This simple, elegant and easy to make sparkler is a great way to begin celebrating any occasion.

The Twinkle was created by Tony Conigliaro at The Lonsdale in London England in 2002.



Be careful with this little gem. It is loaded with alcohol and slides down very easily.

The Recipe

What you need

2 oz Absolut Vodka
1/2 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
2 oz Champagne or Sparkling wine

What you do

Chill the champagne flute or coupe
SHAKE the first two ingredients with ice.
FINE STRAIN into serving glass
TOP up with sparkling wine or champagne.

Garnish: Lemon twist
Serve: Coupe or Champagne flute
Style: Aperitif
Taste: Dry, light, subtle

Patrick (Paddy) Moore

Patrick (Paddy) Moore is the author of the series Quarantinis, Eh? featuring cocktails that commemorate the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2021.

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