Sunday, June 20, 2021 5 mins read

Sunday, June 20, 2021 5 mins read


It’s A Spritz Summer


There’s more spritz cocktails than the Aperol Spritz, discover more of summer’s favorite drink with Spirit Hub!


Though the exact origins of the spritz cocktail may be unknown, there are certainly some stories circulating. Perhaps the most compelling, and entertaining, backstory is that soldiers passing through the Veneto region of Italy weren’t used to the strength of the region’s wine. Inevitably, the soldiers would request the same addition to their drink from the bar keeps. A spray of water. Or as they might say in German, a spritzen


What started as a way to temper wine with high alcohol content turned into a worldwide favorite, and the perfect cocktail for summer. There’s more to spritz recipes than just an Aperol Spritz while you’re out to brunch.


Backyard brunches, picnics in the park, and just sitting back in the sand. There’s a lot on the agenda this summer. Spirit Hub has you covered. No matter what your summer plans look like, fill them with bubbles and flavor with these uncommon spritz recipes!




Besamim Spritz by Sukkah Hill Spirits


This Summer Spritz has notes of baking spice and vanilla, making it the perfect pair for a dessert charcuterie board!

This Summer Spritz has notes of baking spice and vanilla, making it the perfect pair for a dessert charcuterie board!


Sukkah Hill's Besamim Liqueur is an aromatic spice liqueur with notes of vanilla, clove and cinnamon. According to the Beverage Testing Institute, it has a “moderately sweet medium body and a gently warming frosted carrot cake and candied spiced nut finish.” Pair this liqueur with Vanilla Vodka, Clove Bitters, and sparkling wine for a delightfully dessert cocktail!


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Rhubarb Spritz by Heimat NY


This Summer Spritz recipe uses fresh Rhubarb Liqueur to add a delicious tartness to the classic cocktail.

This Summer Spritz recipe uses fresh Rhubarb Liqueur to add a delicious tartness to the classic cocktail.


From planting to harvest, it takes three years before you get to enjoy rhubarb. Lucky for you, this Spritz recipe is quick & easy! Using Heimat NY’s Rhubarb Liqueur, craft Wildflower Bitters, and sparkling wine, this recipe is simple to enjoy at brunch or with a light dinner on any weeknight.


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Jammy Sweet Spritz by BroVo Spirits


Use a Sweet Vermouth to add an uncommon sweetness to your next Spritz!

Use a Sweet Vermouth to add an uncommon sweetness to your next Spritz!


If you’re a fan of Sangria, this Spritz recipe is the perfect addition to your summer sipping. The Jammy Sweet Vermouth used in this cocktail is made using a Merlot sourced from central Washington's Wahluke Slope. BroVo Spirits adds cherries, hibiscus, ginger, cacao nibs, and decaf coffee beans to the sweet red vermouth, giving it its signature profile. When you add your favorite Merlot, Orange Bitters, and more citrus, this cocktail will scream summer!


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Brunch Spritz by Mr. Black Roasters and Distillers


Mr. Black’s Cold Brew Liqueur brings two staples to your boozy brunch: coffee and cold brew.

Mr. Black’s Cold Brew Liqueur brings two staples to your boozy brunch: coffee and cold brew.


It would be easy to make the argument that Mr. Black’s Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur is the spirit of the summer. From their origins in Australia, the brand has been taking the world by storm, replacing timeless coffee liqueurs in every cocktail imaginable - including this Spritz! Paired with Maple Bourbon and Mole Bitters, this is a cocktail that’s undeniably made with brunch lovers in mind.


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Citrus Spritz by Black Button Distilling


If you’re looking for a low-cal replacement for Mimosas at your next brunch, this is it!

If you’re looking for a low-cal replacement for Mimosas at your next brunch, this is it!


Juicy oranges are the perfect match for the delicate notes of juniper. Therein lies the impetus of Black Button Distilling's Citrus Forward Gin - and the perfect Mimosa-replacement. Pair this Citrus Gin with Lemon-Lime Soda, Lime Bitters, and citrus garnishes for a fun, low-calorie replacement for everyone’s favorite bottomless brunch cocktail.


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Blood Orange Spritz by Brooklyncello


Perhaps the closest Spritz on our list to the classic Aperol Spritz.

Perhaps the closest Spritz on our list to the classic Aperol Spritz.


Brooklyncello’s Blood Orangecello is a unique, refreshing twist on Italian arancello rossos. Intense aromas of orange leap from the bottle before settling into notes of berries, stone fruit, and prickly pear. This makes it the perfect addition to a glass of Prosecco and Club Soda. Top with a few dashes of Cinnamon Bitters, and you have a complex yet delicious cocktail, just like the Spritz that started it all.


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Aperitivo Spritz by Falcon Spirits Distillery


This herbal spin on a Spritz is the perfect after-dinner cocktail.

This herbal spin on a Spritz is the perfect after-dinner cocktail.


If you’re looking for a truly uncommon spritz recipe featuring an uncommon craft spirit, you’ve come to the right place. With the main ingredient being a blend of 26 herbs, roots, flowers, and fruits, this Aperitivo Aplomado from Falcon Spirits Distillery pairs with Lemon Bitters and Prosecco in a classically lovely way.


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This Summer is definitely a Spritz-focused one, so as you mix up these delicious craft recipes, let us see them on social with #SpiritHubSpritzSummer! If you’re looking for some other Spritz inspiration, check out a few of our other recipes here.

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