Lemon Herb Spritzer Cocktail Recipe
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
 
A fruity and subtly sweet drink with herbal undertones. It's sure to become one of your go-to warm weather favorites
Ingredients
  • 2 T. honey, preferably local
  • 1 c. water
  • ⅓ c. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T. fresh mint, washed and torn into pieces
  • 2 T. fresh basil, washed and torn into pieces
  • 2 t. fresh lemon zest, preferably organic
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 2 t. ginger, finely minced
  • 1 large lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 c. sparkling water
  • 4 oz Vodka (optional)
  • Ice
Instructions
  1. Add honey and water to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently until honey dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and cool for 5-10 minutes before pouring into a pitcher. Add fresh lemon juice, fresh herbs, ginger, and lemon slices.
  3. Add vodka, if using, and stir gently to combine and place in the refrigerator to chill.
  4. Immediately before serving, pour sparkling water into pitcher and stir to combine. Pour into glasses filled with ice and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Recipe by Style on Main at http://styleonmain.net/lemon-herb-spritzer-cocktail-recipe/