Jul 2, 2009 1:16 PM
We're aware that St. Germain ($25) elderflower liqueur has been a favorite of snooty french bartenders for ages . . . but the new St. Germain packaging might just warrant that elitist attitude. The vintage sensibility of the bottle harkens back to a time when liqueur was customarily enjoyed from crystal serving sets. It looks that old, and considering St. Germain derives from the Elder trees in the Alps, is it all that surprising? In case you are unfamiliar with this liqueur, we direct you
here for recipes.