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8 Spritzer Recipes for Hot Summer Days

The ever-classic, ever-fizzy spritzer gets a reboot with fresh spirits and fruity infusions.
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No longer just for ladies who lunch, the ever-classic, ever-fizzy spritzer gets a reboot with fresh spirits and fruity infusions. Consider it your sangria alternative.

Fruity White Wine Spritzer
Garnished with blue and red berries, the original spritzer (equal parts white wine and club soda) makes for the perfect July 4th party drink. Get the recipe.


Grapefruit Ginger Spritzer
For the gal who likes her drinks a bit stronger: Replace traditional white wine with rum. Or as we like to call it, a spritz with a twist. Get the recipe.


Lemon-Thyme Tequila Spritzer
For a good time, just add thyme...and tequila. Get the recipe.


Pomegranate Spritzer
Craving extra fizz? Do as this recipe suggests and replace the soda water with dry Champagne. Hello, we're drunk. Get the recipe.


Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzer
Full disclosure: Champers + Lillet Blanc = one boozy drink. Sip this one slowly. Get the recipe.


Cherry Vodka Spritzer
This pretty crowd-pleaser uses cherry simple syrup made from scratch. Get the recipe.


Cucumber Melon Gin Spritzer
Cucumber slices and honeydew melon meet gin to create one smooth cocktail. Get the recipe.


Blood Orange Rosemary Spritzer
Because a sprig of rosemary goes a long way. Get the recipe.


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