Spritzes are the perfect summertime cocktail. They are cold, refreshing, and so quick and easy to make. Plus, they require few ingredients and you can make them individually or by the pitcher. Here are three easy spritz recipes to help you make the most out of the rest of summer.
A spritz is an Italian wine-based cocktail. Usually, it is made with prosecco which is an Italian sparkling wine similar to champagne. A spritz is often served as an apéritif, a cocktail before a meal.
Aperol is an Italian bitter and the essential ingredient in an Aperol Spritz. The Aperol recipe is top secret, but it is known be made with orange, rhubarb, and herbs. It has a vibrant orange color.
Prosecco is an Italian sparkling wine. It tends to be sweeter than champagne. La Marca is a popular prosecco that can be found at grocery and liquor stores across the United States. It’s a perfect ingredient for a spritz.
3 Easy Spritz Recipes:
Soak up the rest of summer with these easy summer cocktail recipes.
Is there anything more refreshing than watermelon? This cocktail combines watermelon juice, limoncello, and prosecco. You could either purchase watermelon juice or place fresh watermelon in a blender to make watermelon juice for this recipe.
This spritz made with limoncello is popular in Capri giving the cocktail a sweet sour and boozy bubbly taste. If you wanted to take the edge off, you could add a splash of lemonade to lighten things up.
This iconic cocktail has a perfect balance of sweet and bitter flavors. It is made with just 3 ingredients: Aperol, Processo, and soda. Last time I was in Florence, it was summer and in the late afternoon the patios would fill up with people enjoying Aperol Spritzes in the sun.
Cheers! I hope you have a great weekend!