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Hugo Spritz

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Italian


A delicate and herbaceous spritz recipe made with elderflower liquor, Prosecco, fresh mint and sparkling water. Truly the perfect Apertivo drink or summer cocktail to serve on a hot day



2 oz elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain

46 oz prosecco

23 oz sparkling water, such as San Pellegrino

Fresh mint leaves

Lime wheels 

Crushed Ice 


  1. Fill a large wine glass up with crushed ice. Gently tear a few fresh mint leaves inside the glass. 
  2. Pour in the elderflower liqueur and add in lime wheels if using. Top 2/3 of the glass with prosecco and gently stir together. 
  3. Top the remaining glass with soda water and gently stir once more.
  4. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.  

Keywords: elderflower liqueur, prosecco, spritz, summer