4 Delicious Cocktail Recipes to Spritz Up Your Summer

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If you’re looking to soak up every last bit of the summer season in Buffalo and Western New York, you’re not alone. And what better way to do that than sipping a refreshing beverage?

To help you spritz up the limited glorious summer days we have left, we have rounded up some of the best summer spritz cocktail recipes below featuring cucumber twists, honey water, mint, basil, and of course Belvedere Vodka, including the new Belvedere Organics. Enjoy, Buffalo!

1. Belvedere Cucumber Spritz

Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz / 30 ml Belvedere Vodka
  • 1 oz /30 ml Dry Vermouth
  • 2 Cucumber Ribbons

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a spritz glass filled with ice, topped with equal parts of sparkling water and tonic water.

2. Belvedere Blackberry & Lemongrass Spritz

Ingredients:

  • 1¼ oz Belvedere Organics Blackberry & Lemongrass
  • 1¼ oz Dry Vermouth
  • 1 Tsp Honey Water
  • 2 oz Dry Sparkling Wine
  • Garnish: 2 Fresh Blackberries & Sprig of Mint

Directions: Place all ingredients in Spritz glass over cubed ice and stir gently to combine. Garnish with blackberries and a sprig of mint. Optional: Lightly crush berries and mint to release more flavor.

Blackberry & Lemongrass Spritz cocktail
Lemon & Basil Spritz cocktail

3. Belvedere Lemon & Basil Spritz

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Belvedere Organics Lemon & Basil
  • 1 oz Soda Water
  • 1 oz Dry Sparkling White Wine
  • 1 Tsp Honey Water (1:1)
  • ½ oz Cloudy Apple Juice
  • Garnish: Lemon Wheel & Basil Leaf

Directions: Place all ingredients in a spritz glass over cubed ice and stir gently to combine. Garnish with the lemon wheel and a fresh basil leaf.

4. Belvedere Pear & Ginger Spritz

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Belvedere Organics Pear & Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Honey Water (1:1)
  • 1 oz Soda Water
  • 1 oz Ginger Ale
  • 1 Dash Orange Bitters
  • Garnish: Cucumber Ribbon (In Glass) & Sprig of Rosemary

Directions: Place all ingredients to Spritz glass over cubed ice and stir gently to combine. Garnish with a freshly cut cucumber ribbon and a sprig of freshly picked rosemary.

Pear & Ginger Spritz cocktail

BONUS! If you are looking for a ready to drink option, don’t miss out on a delicious glass of Chandon Garden Spritz. It pairs beautifully with spicy Asian food, sushi and sashimi, aged cheddar, dried exotic fruits and nuts.

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz Chandon Garden Spritz
  • Garnish: Sprig of Rosemary

Directions: Serve in a Spritz glass over cubed ice. Garnish with a sprig of freshly picked rosemary.

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