Jacques the Elder

Jacques the Elder Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Karen Shinto

Sunset reader Deb Kessler of El Gra­nada, California, played with floral and spicy ginger flavors to create her cocktail.

Makes 1


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2 ounces bourbon whiskey, such as Gentleman Jack
1 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
1 ounce lemon juice
2 ounces chilled ginger beer
Lemon wedge
Piece of candied ginger


Total: 5 Minutes

Pour bourbon, St-Germain, and lemon juice into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into a rocks (lowball) glass, add 1 large ice cube, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a skewer of lemon and candied ginger.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 292
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.0 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 7.3 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg