Fleur de Lis Cocktail

The Fleur de Lis Cocktail from the Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone is a refreshing cocktail only a city that New Orleans could create. Now you can create one at home.

Fleur de Lis cocktail, Hendricks gin, and St. Germaine

New Orleans is a town that I love; it has Old World charm and a rich history that ‘s hard to duplicate anywhere. New Orleans is a hot city; it is almost as if you wear New Orleans during the summer.

Parker Davis, who works at the Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone created this refreshing cocktail. If you have been to New Orleans, you know that they specialize in Gin and Whiskey based cocktails. Gin cocktails can be refreshing and have the perfect balance of bitter and sweet. It is the King of cocktails, and yes, it is an acquired taste.

Gins have different flavors and are unique. Hendrix has a cucumber flavor and it is what makes this extra cocktail special. The Fleur de Lis has flavors of cucumber, lime, a touch of sweet, and a slight fizz. It is a balanced cocktail that is easy to make. It will not only quench your thirst, but it will also help you wash away the mugginess of a summer day in New Orleans.

Fleur de Lis Cocktail is also great for celebrating New Year’s Eve, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, and St. Patrick’s Day.

Fleur de Lis cocktail

Fleur de Lis cocktail requires Hendrix gin. You could use other types, but they all have different flavor notes. You want to pick one that has a nice herbal quality. Botanist may also be a good choice.

I like that the ginger ale in this cocktail is not overpowering as it can be in a Moscow Mule. Some websites online say to use lemon juice; others use lime. On my weekend of sampling cocktails at the bar, they were using lime. You can use either, but I have a preference for the lime version of this delightful drink.

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Fleur de Lis cocktail, Hendricks gin, and St. Germaine

Fleur de Lis Cocktail

This is a cocktail you can get at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cocktail
Servings: 1
Calories: 90kcal


  • .5 ounce cucumber sliced 2 to 3 slices
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce Elderflower Liquor St. Germain
  • 1 1/4 Gin Hendricks (Or other cucumber based gin)
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 3 ounces ginger ale
  • 1 cup ice

Lime wedge for garnish


    • In a shaker add cucumber slices, use a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon to crush the cucumbers. Pour in lime juice, elderflower liquor, gin, simple syrup, and ice. Shake for about 30 seconds. Pour into a cocktail glass, top with ginger ale. Garnish with a cucumber slice or lime wedge.


    Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 15mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin C: 4.3mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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      Stephanie, I’ve been wondering what to do with a couple of miniature St Germains I bought. Now I know Fleur De Lis

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