Puttin’ on the Spritz

There’s little that isn’t improved by a pour of St. Germain, an elderflower liqueur that carries the nickname “Bartender’s Ketchup” for its versatility and near-universal adoration. Puttin’ on the Spritz from Keith Lowerre at The Wren in NYC is a perfect case study: a simple champagne cocktail goes out in its Sunday best with the boost of elderflower.

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Shake all ingredients (except the sparkling wine) with ice. Strain into a chilled coupe or flute glass and top with the sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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