Next time you’re having guests over, impress them with your cocktail-making skills and prepare some of these tasty spritzers. While most recipes can use either vodka, gin, or tequila, feel free to tweak the ingredients in order to suit your taste buds.
Cucumber mint spritzer
Ingredients: cucumber, soda water, vodka, mint leaves, ice
Try this refreshing cucumber cocktail which is perfect for those lazy days by the pool.
Plum vodka spritzer
Ingredients: lemon plums, sugar, water, ice, vodka, club soda
Try this yummy drink the next time you’re having a cocktail party. If you’re out of plums, feel free to use strawberries or another super-sweet fruit in its place.
Strawberry mint spritzer
Ingredients: strawberry, gin, mint, lime, club soda
Maybe you want to try out this fresh recipe featuring fresh strawberry and mint? Use gin if you’re feeling a little adventurous, or serve it alcohol-free for a tasty refresh during the day.
Peach basil spritzer
Ingredients: peach, basil, whiskey, soda water, ice
For a slight change of flavour, pair peach with a light whiskey for a stunning afternoon cocktail. Fresh basil and thyme also work perfectly for this sophisticated beverage.
Pomegranate and ginger spritzer
Ingredients: lemon, club soda, ice, pomegranate, sugar, fresh ginger, lime
You cannot go past this delicious pomegranate spritzer the next time you want to cool off after a warm day. Crack your pomegranate in half, then simply infuse the drink as much as you like!
Rosé hibiscus spritzer
Ingredients: lemon juice, water, ice, hibiscus syrup, rosé wine
Nothing screams spring like hibiscus, and you can create this delicious cocktail yourself in under five minutes. Combine the syrup with lemon juice, water and ice, then add some rosé wine for a splash of flavour – like a sangria!
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