11 Delicious Spritzer Drinks to Keep You Cool This Summer


Sweat drips down your face as you watch your kids play outside in the summer heat. Wouldn't it be nice to have something to cool off with? Any old lemonade just won't do.
Step up this summer by trying spritzer drinks. These cocktails combine delicious fruit with your favorite liquor.

Here are 11 spritzer drinks to keep you cool this summer.

1. Coconut Lemon Spritzer
Who doesn't love the taste of coconut and lemon? This refreshing cocktail is the perfect drink to cool down with this summer. With only four simple ingredients, this nonalcoholic spritzer cocktail can be enjoyed by all.

All you need is 1/4 cup of coconut water, 1 sliced lemon, a lemon-flavored soda, and ice. Here's how to make it:
Fill a glass halfway with ice
Add lemon slices and coconut water
Add lemon soda
Stir and enjoy it!

If you want more of that raw coconut flavor, add sliced coconut to the drink.

2. Blueberry Lavender Spritzer
This purple drink is perfect for vodka lovers this summer. This alcohol spritzer is the perfect drink to make for you and your friends.

All you need for this spritzer is:
2/3 cup of blueberries
8 sprigs of lavender
1 cup of vodka
4 T sugar or Splenda
4 lime wedges
Club soda

Your most favorite vodka can be turned into this beautiful cool-down drink. If you want to know how to make it, check it out here.

3. Grapefruit Ginger Spritzer
This fruit spritzer is made with rum and can be strong depending on how much you want to put in. It tastes like juice with a spicy kick to it.
The ingredients you need to make this drink include fresh grapefruit juice, ginger juice, sweetener of your choice, rum, sparkling water, and ice. For a little bit of fancy, you can garnish with a mint leaf.

Make this yummy grapefruit ginger spritzer with these instructions:
Pour 2 ounces of grapefruit juice into a 16-ounce glass
Add 1/2 ounce of ginger juice
Add 1 tbs. of sweetener
Add 1 ounce of rum (clear)
Fill glass with ice
Top off with sparkling water
Stir, garnish, and enjoy!

4. Strawberry Lemon Lime Spritzer
Anything strawberry is a go-to summer flavor. Add in a little lemon and lime to fully make it the most delicious summer drink you've ever had.
For this spritzer cocktail, you will need sugar, water, chopped strawberries, lemon juice, lime juice, vodka, and seltzer water. The recipe calls for one cup of vodka, but you can add more if you are in the mood for a strong cocktail.

This recipe can make about 1 quart, so it's perfect to share with your friends. Here are the instructions for this summer spritzer:

Boil 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water
Stir to dissolve the sugar
Allow cooling
Add 1 cup of hulled and chopped strawberries
Add 1 cup of lemon juice
Add 1/2 cup of lime juice
Add 1 cup of vodka
Blend ingredients until smooth
Strain
Stir in cold seltzer with the puree
Serve and enjoy right away!

5. Spicy Wine Spritzer
A spicy wine spritzer can be made in many different ways. Use your favorite flavors to make the perfect alcoholic spritzer just for you.
This easy to make spritzer only requires a few ingredients. All you need is ice, wine, Sprite, lemon, and pepper. You can choose any wine to make this drink, but a fruity wine works best with spritzers.

Here's how to make a spicy wine spritzer:
Fill a wine glass with ice
Pour in the wine of your choice
Add a dash of Sprite or 7up, something to give it bubbles
Add in cut lemon
Add in cut pepper

6. Lemon-Thyme Spritzer
Tequila lovers, this spritzer is for you. Enjoy the smooth taste of tequila with tart lemon juice and thyme.

You can make your simple syrup for this spritzer using:
1 whole lemon
3 thyme sprigs
1 1/2 cup of sugar
1 1/2 cup of water
The ingredients for the cocktail require:
4 juiced lemons
1/2 cup of tequila
3 cups club soda
4 thyme sprigs
lemon slices for garnish

7. Cherry Vodka Spritzer
This fizzy fruit drink can be made into a pitcher for all to share. It's so good that you may just want the entire thing to yourself.

Here is the recipe for a cherry vodka spritzer:
Add 1 cup of vodka into a pitcher
Add 1 juiced lemon and stir
Stir in 3/4 cherry simple syrup and 5 cups of club soda
Enjoy!

8. Cucumber Melon Spritzer
This spritzer keeps things super refreshing with cucumber and honeydew melon. It'll keep you wanting more.

Here's how to make it:
Puree honeydew melon in a blender and strain
Fill a glass with ice
Add in a few cucumber slices
Add 1 ounce of gin
Add 2 ounces of pureed melon
Add 1 tbs. of simple syrup
Top off with club soda
Stir and enjoy it!

9. Blood Orange Rosemary Spritzer
You can make your rosemary simple syrup for this unique drink. Along with the rosemary simple syrup, you will need these ingredients:
6 ounces of fresh blood orange
2 1/2 ounces vodka
Champagne
Club soda
Ice

10. Pomegranate Lemonade Spritzer
This is one of the best spritzer drinks for everyone because you don't need alcohol to make it. Of course you can always add some in if you desire.

Here's how to make a pomegranate lemonade spritzer:
Add 1 cup pomegranate juice and 1 cup lemon juice in a pitcher
Add 1 cup simple syrup
Add 4 cups of water and stir
Fill a drinking glass with ice
Fill drinking glass halfway with pomegranate lemonade
Top off with club soda

11. Mandarin Vodka Spritzer
This is one of the easiest spritzer drinks to make because all you need to do is add ingredients in a martini shaker to combine. Enjoy it with a fresh glass of ice topped with club soda.

Here are the ingredients you will need:
1/3 cup of fresh mandarin juice
2 ounces of vodka
1/2 ounce of orange liquor
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
Club soda

Try Spritzer Drinks Today!
The summer is approaching us quickly and the days are only going to get hotter. Combat the heat with one of these delicious spritzer drinks. It wouldn't be summertime without a seltzer to cool off with!

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1 comment

  1. Thank you! The Blueberry Lavender Spritzer sounds delicious!

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