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Embuscade: a cocktail from Caen in France to try during a trip to Normandy.


For 1 person
7 cl white wine
3 cl Calvados
2 cl de black currant syrup
1 cl lemon syrup
12 cl beer

How to make

Technique: straight to the glass / Glass: beer glass / Type: long drink (25cl) / Time: 3 mn
  1. Pour the blackcurrant syrup, lemon syrup, Calvados and white wine into a beer glass.

  2. Complete with beer.

  3. Stir lightly with a mixing spoon.


The Embuscade cocktail originates from Lower Normandy and was created in one of the bars in the historic center of Caen (France). The Embuscade is a cocktail popular with students from Caen.

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