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The 1250 from the L’Observatoire

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The 1250 from the L’Observatoire

Who says cocktails are just for hot weather? Amaze your friends and family with this signature cocktail from the L’Observatoire!

Published on 22 March 2022

Create a festive atmosphere whatever the season with the 1250. This cocktail was originally created to showcase the L’Observatoire’s home-made lemonade. It will delight the occasional cocktail lover as much as the lifelong enthusiast.

So, get your shaker!

Recipe for 1 person
Preparation time: Approximately 5 mins
Cooking time: no cooking required


– Ice cubes
– 4 cl of gin
– 6 cl of lemonade
– 2 cl of St Germain elderflower liqueur

For the decoration:
– 1 sprig of thyme
– 1 Amarena cherry

Recipe for 1 cocktail glass. Quantities can be increased for the number of glasses desired.

Recipe steps

1. Crush the ice and set aside.

2. Take a frosted glass. To frost your glass, moisten the rim of the glass with syrup. Gently turn the rim of the glass in the sugar and allow to dry.

3. After having let your frosted glass dry, add the gin, St Germain elderflower liqueur and lemonade.

4. Then add the crushed ice to the mix.

To be enjoyed in moderation of course!

Jean-Pierre Tanous l'observatoire
Tips from the chef

“For a nice touch, add a straw, a sprig of thyme and an Amarena cherry.”

Jean-Pierre Tanous, L'Observatoire

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