St-Germain (liqueur)

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St-Germain Elderflower liqueur

St-Germain is a liqueur flavored with elderflowers.[1] It was created in 2007; the brand is owned by Bacardi Ltd.[2]

Press and awards[edit]

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]

History[edit]

St-Germain was launched in 2007 by Coopers Spirit Co,[5] a company founded 2006 and headquartered in New York.[6] In 2013, it was sold to Bacardi Ltd., although Robert Cooper of Cooper Spirits agreed to work with Bacardi as a "brand guardian" and spokesperson.[2]

On Monday, April 25, 2016, Robert Cooper died at 39 years old. He was the creator and visionary behind St. Germain.[7]

References[edit]

  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". 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. ^ "The Cooper Spirits Company - Linked In profile". Retrieved 2014-12-12. 
  6. ^ "The Cooper Spirits Co". 
  7. ^ "Remembering Rob Cooper, St-Germain Creator and Spirits Visionary". talesofthecocktail.com. Tales of the Cocktail. 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 

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