Why The Spritz is the Best Cocktail for a Shore Wedding
Plus: How to make one with a water ice floater.
When it comes to a signature drink for a beach wedding, you really can’t go wrong with a sprit. The effervescent, easy-on-the-alcohol cocktail pairs perfectly with light snacks and summer sunshine, and can be sipped on all night long. Here, Philly’s Filipino-focused Pelago Pop-Up Kusina (available for private events of up to 75) shares recipes for four tropical twists on the drink.
Campari, yellow chartreuse and passionfruit juice are the stars of this herbaceous riff served on ice with sparkling wine.
½ oz. Campari
½ oz. yellow Chartreuse
½ oz. passionfruit syrup
Top with sparkling wine in a wine glass full of ice. Garnish with a lemon peel rose.
Worth Melting For
A straightforward spritz of sweet vermouth and sparkling rose goes full-on Shore with a floater of water ice.
1 oz. sweet vermouth
Top with sparkling rose in a chilled flute. Finish with a ball of your favorite water ice flavor.
Sunday Kind of Love
A booze-free mix of hibiscus-infused coconut water, passion-fruit sparkling water, and a dash of Angostura biters for aromatics.
2 oz. hibiscus-infused coconut water
2 dashes Angostura bitters (or Fee Bros Old Fashion Aromatic bitters to be completely non-alcoholic)
Top with passionfruit LaCroix. Serve tall over ice. Garnish with a grapefruit horse’s neck.
Stars Walk Backward
Perfect for a beer-loving crowd, this funky combo of manzanilla sherry and pineapple gimme is finished with dry-hopped cider.
1 oz. Manzanilla or Fino Sherry
1 tsp. pineapple gomme syrup
Top with a dry-hopped cider in a chilled flute or small wine glass. Garnish with dehydrated star fruit.
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