The Savelberg

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There are approximately 164 calories in one serving of The Savelberg.

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The Savelberg image

Serve in a

Coupe glass


Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Rutte Old Simon Genever
1/3 fl oz Poire William eau de vie
1/2 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1/6 fl oz Orange blossom honey
1/6 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)

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Boozy with bready genever, pear, citrus and faint rich honey.


Created in 2016 by Jan Halfpap at Bar Le Lion, Hamburg, Germany. This riff on the classic Journalist cocktail is named after a Dutch journalist called Robert Savelberg who lives and works in Berlin. Savelberg became famous in Germany due to his critical questioning during a press conference held over the coalition agreement of the new Federal Government in October 2009, and a subsequent satirical movie made by ZDF.

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