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Elderflower Liqueur

The Bitter Truth Elderflower Liqueur »The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur« twinkles in the glass like star light on hay bales while the fresh flowered scent tickles the nose, inducing a fit of hay fever to those inclined and sending you straight back to summer days romping about in the English countryside. While elderflower blossom is your first kiss on the tongue, fruit notes like quince and white grape support the fete of light herbs and spices that slide in and mix with honey sweetness to make this a complex drink worthy of a country squire’s picnic.

»The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur« combines the characteristics of a spiced aperitif wine and a natural floral liqueur. Enjoy this liqueur chilled on ice, with champagne as an aperitif or use it in one of numerous cocktail and long drink recipes.

Tasting Notes:
This liqueur, which has a luminous golden color and a fresh rich bouquet, offers a great variety of flavors. Dominated by elderflowers, complemented by spicy aromas of honey, and fruity notes of quince and grape.

Product Information:
750ml, 500ml, 50ml, 22% Alcohol by Volume

»The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur« vereint die Eigenschaften eines würzigen Aperitifweines mit denen eines fruchtigen Blütenlikörs. Gekühlt, pur auf Eis oder mit Schaumwein aufgegossen kann dieser Likör als Aperitif genossen oder als Zutat für unzählige Cocktails und Longdrinks verwendet werden.

Dieser Holunderblütenlikör besitzt eine leuchtende gold-gelbe Farbe und ein volles, frisches Bouquet mit einer Aromenvielfalt, die von Holunderblüten dominiert und mit würzigen Honig-noten und fruchtigen Aromen, wie Quitte und Traube, abgerundet wird.

750ml, 500ml, 50ml, 22% Vol.

Cocktail Recommendations

Elderflower Gimlet

40 ml (1 1/4 oz) Gin or Vodka

40 ml (1 1/4 oz) The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur

5 ml (1/6 oz) fresh Lime Juice

Stir in mixing glass with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.

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40 ml (1 1/4 oz) White Rum

30 ml (1 oz) The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur

30 ml (1 oz) fresh Grapefruit Juice

Shake with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.


10 ml (1/3 oz) The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur

10 ml (1/3 oz) Sloe Gin

Champagne or Sparkling Wine

Add elderflower liqueur and sloe gin to champagne flute & fill up with cold champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with lemon peel.


100 ml (3 oz) White Wine

30 ml (1 oz) The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur

20 ml (2/3 oz) Oloroso Sherry

Soda Water

Add cold white wine, elderflower liqueur and sherry to wine glass and fill up with soda water. Garnish with orange peel.

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