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St-Germain (liqueur)

St-Germain Elderflower liqueur

St-Germain is an elderflower liqueur.[1] It was originally created in 2007 and the brand is currently owned by Bacardi.[2]

Press and awardsEdit

Praised by The New York Times as having "almost single-handedly invigorated the moribund liqueur category",[3] the spirit won the Grand Gold Medal at the Monde Selection in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and the "Chairman's Award" in the Liqueur category at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2010.[4]

HistoryEdit

St-Germain was created by distiller Robert Cooper[5] and launched in 2007 by Cooper Spirits Co,[6] a company founded 2006 and headquartered in New York.[7] In 2013, the company was sold to Bacardi, and Robert Cooper agreed to work with Bacardi as a "brand guardian" and spokesperson.[2] Robert Cooper died in 2016 at the age of 39.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "What Drinks Should You Use St Germain Liqueur In?". Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "St-Germain Elderflower Liquor Acquired By Bacardi, Plans To Go Global". www.huffingtonpost.com. Huffington Post. January 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  3. ^ Simonson, Robert (December 29, 2009). "A Decade of Invention, and Reinvention". The New York Times. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
  4. ^ 2010 Ultimate Spirits Challenge Results, Retrieved March 11, 2014.
  5. ^ a b Fiona Maclean (July 31, 2018). "St-Germain Spritz – and Giveaway". London Unattached.
  6. ^ "The Cooper Spirits Company - Linked In profile". Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  7. ^ "The Cooper Spirits Co".

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