Fun facts about the Limoncello Spritz
The Limoncello Spritz is the flirty cousin of the time-honoured Aperol Spritz, one of the most iconic Italian cocktails, which famously showcases Aperol, the bright orange bitter aperitif that has become synonymous with Repubblica Italiana.
It also happens to feature on the IBA’s list of Official Cocktails, which means that it has a proper definition in the mixologist community, and is not just any old cocktail cobbled together with a few random bits and bobs.
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Other refreshing spritzes to try
If you love this Limoncello Spritzer with prosecco recipe we’ve got a few other spritzes you are bound to adore as well. Here are three more effervescent drinks to add to your summer drinks roster:
The Aperol Spritz features only three ingredients — Aperol, Prosecco, and soda water – making it one of the easiest cocktail recipes to master, and leaving you with plenty of time to relax with your friends on a warm afternoon.
Made with elderflower liqueur, Prosecco, and club soda, the Hugo is a delightful floral cocktail and the perfect after-work drink to serve if you’re living on the lighter side of life.
Arguably one of the most popular summer gin cocktails around the globe, the Gin Rickey is tailor-made for those sweltering days when all you can think about is an ice-cold cocktail that will cool you off without weighing you down.
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When to serve a Limoncello Spritzer
To be fair, we believe any time is a good time for a Limoncello Prosecco Spritz, but there are a few particular occasions on which it always manages to steal the show. This includes:
The Limoncello Prosecco Spritz is a popular choice for the wedding cocktail hour preceding the reception and following the official ceremony. It pairs well with light canapés and is very photogenic to boot.
Hosting a summery garden party and keen to serve a drink that tastes like summer in glass? Limoncello Spritz ingredients are easy to combine on the fly, which makes it simple to pour for a crowd, and it comes together like a song.
Yes okay, people mostly serve beer and wine at housewarmings, but you can dare to be different and elevate the event a little. Make your mark right from the start with this easy Limoncello Spritz recipe, and have your new pad be the place where people try delicious new things!