The Savoy Cocktail Book
Byrrh is a classic French apéritif. The version most commonly found in France, Byrrh “traditionelle” is shown in the fourth photo but
Byrrh Grand Quinina
, which is meant to replicate the original apéritif, comes in a more decorative bottle and is what’s sold in the United States. It’s available at well-stocked liquor stores and is also available online at
K & L Wine Merchants
. If you want to mix things up a little differently, I’ve also seen versions of
Byrrh Cassis that use…beer
crème de cassis
1. Pour the Byrrh and crème de cassis into a Collins glass or tumbler. Add the sparkling water and stir briefly.
2. Add a generous amount of ice cubes and garnish with orange and berries, if desired.