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Red Queen

A velvety, tangy cocktail
Prep Time3 minutes
Total Time3 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry juice, elderflower liqueur, gin, lemon juice
Servings: 1 cocktail


  • jigger
  • shaker
  • coupe cocktail glass (or martini glass)
  • cocktail sticks (optional, for garnish)


  • 2 oz cranberry juice (or pomegranate)
  • 2 oz gin (preferably Hendricks)
  • 1 oz elderflower liqueur (preferably St. Germain)
  • ½ oz lemon juice (preferably freshly squeezed)
  • 3 fresh cranberries (optional, for garnish)


  • Put ice in shaker
  • Aside from the cranberries, pour all ingredients into the shaker and shake well until the shaker is pretty cold
    2 oz cranberry juice, 2 oz gin, 1 oz elderflower liqueur, ½ oz lemon juice
  • Strain into the cocktail glass
  • Optionally, thread the cranberries onto a cocktail stick and place in the glass
    3 fresh cranberries