Scarlet Spritz – Simple Cocktail Recipe

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Scarlet Spritz cocktail from gate 11

 

Scarlet Spritz

By Kirstin Fortson

At Gate 11

 

Ingredients

1 oz. Gate 11 Infame Absinthe Blanche

1 oz. house-made berry syrup

1/4 oz. lime juice

Grapefruit soda, for topping

 

Directions

Add absinthe, berry syrup, and lime juice to a highball glass. Stir to combine. Top with a splash of grapefruit soda and stir once more. Garnish with a lime wheel and skewered black cherries.

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Scarlet Spritz cocktail from gate 11

Scarlet Spritz

Kirstin Fortson at Gate 11
Course Drinks
Servings 1 drink

Equipment

  • Highball glass

Ingredients
  

  • 1 oz Gate 11 Infame Absinthe Blanche
  • 1 oz house-made berry syrup
  • ¼ oz lime juice
  • Grapefruit soda, for topping

For garnish:

  • 1 lime wheel
  • 3 black cherries, skewered

Instructions
 

  • Add absinthe, berry syrup, and lime juice to a highball glass. Stir to combine.
  • Top with a splash of grapefruit soda and stir once more.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel and skewered black cherries. 
Keyword Absinthe, absinthe blanche, berry syrup, gate 11, gate 11 distillery, grapefruit soda, lime juice, scarlet spritz
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