Al Fresco Spritz

By Naren Young featured in How to Drink French Fluently
Though the apéritif comes in many forms, the Al Fresco Spritz keeps close to the classic interpretation—not too sweet, alcoholic, or heavy, and, most importantly, effervescent. Note: For a single serving, divide all of the ingredients by four.

The ingredients

The Method

  1. Combine the vermouth, St-Germain, gin, and lime juice in a pitcher over ice and stir
  2. Top with equal parts soda water and prosecco
  3. To serve, place a cucumber wheel in each glass and pour in the spritz

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