What's a shot made with Suze?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found a cocktail that includes Suze in its ingredients and is served in a shot glass. It's called "Viola". This cocktail contains Bourbon, Lemon bitters, and Violet Syrup. It has an alcohol content of 20% and has a rating of 2.62 out of 5.
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You asked: Shot made with Suze?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Sazerac is a classic cocktail with a deep rooted history tied to New Orleans, often claimed to be America's...

Absinthe (10ml), Sugar (1 cube), Cognac (50ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (2 dashes)

4 ingredients
4.78 / 5

French 75

The French 75 is a classic cocktail believed to have originated in Paris during World War I. Its name is...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Champagne / prosecco (120ml)

4 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Comte de Sureau

The Comte de Sureau is an elegant and sophisticated cocktail that originated in Europe, specifically in France. Its name, "Comte...

Dry gin (45ml), Elderflower Liqueur (30ml)

2 ingredients
4.55 / 5

Hurricane Suzy

The Hurricane Suzy is a vibrant and tropical cocktail that exudes the essence of the Caribbean. It is a fruity...

Lime juice (15ml), Orange juice (30ml), White rum (60ml), Dark rum (60ml), Grenadine (15ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Passion fruit Juice (60ml)

7 ingredients
4.5 / 5


The Viola cocktail is an aesthetically pleasing layered shot that combines the deep, rich flavors of bourbon with the sweet,...

Bourbon (15ml), Lemon bitters (Dash), Violet Syrup (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.89 / 5


The Sourz cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction designed to tantalize the taste buds with a mix of citrus...

Lemonade (Top up), Apple liqueur (60ml), Tropical Sourz (60ml), Raspberry liqueuer (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Violet Fizz

A popular variation to the classic Gin Fizz. Commonly made with Crème de Violet but I use Bols Parfait Amour...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Lemon-Lime soda (90ml), Parfait Amour (45ml)

4 ingredients
3.73 / 5


The Louise cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for any occasion. It is made with a...

Vodka (30ml), Peach Schnapps (15ml), Cranberry Juice (90ml), Lemonade (Top up)

4 ingredients
3.66 / 5

Savoy Special

Originally featured in Harry Craddock’s famous 'The Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. A quote in the book says: "Peter, ninth...

Absinthe (Dash), Grenadine (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml), Dry gin (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.59 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is Suze?

Suze is a French herbal liqueur made from the roots of the gentian plant. It is known for its bright yellow color and bittersweet flavor.

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How is Suze typically used in cocktails?

Suze is versatile and can be used in a variety of cocktails, from aperitifs to more complex drinks. It's often used to add a bitter and aromatic element to cocktails.

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What flavors pair well with Suze?

Suze pairs well with citrus flavors like lemon and lime, as well as with herbal and floral ingredients such as elderflower and violet syrups. It also complements spirits like gin and bourbon.

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Can Suze be enjoyed on its own?

Yes, Suze can be enjoyed on its own, typically served over ice. Some people also like to add a splash of soda water or tonic to enhance its flavors.

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Is Suze gluten-free?

Yes, Suze is gluten-free as it is made from gentian root and does not contain any grains. However, it is always best to check the label or consult the manufacturer if you have specific dietary concerns.

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