Limoncello Spritz

Celebrate World Cocktail Day with Limoncello Spritz

This refreshing and summery Limoncello Spritz cocktail is inspired by FormaFantasma and created by Denis Broci

World Cocktail Day falls on 13 May, marking the perfect occasion to raise a glass and revel in the world of mixology. And what better way to toast to this joyous day than with a delightful Limoncello Spritz?

As the temperatures rise and summer approaches, this zesty concoction will become the ultimate go-to beverage, capturing the essence of sunny days and carefree evenings.

Experts at Italian restaurant chain, San Carlo, show us how a Limoncello Spritz should be made. It’s light, bubbly and reminiscent of life on Italy’s southern coast. Once you try it, you’ll be sure to make this your staple summer drink. It’s easy to make, refreshing and simply – summer in a glass! Here’s how to make it…

Ingredients

  • Prosecco (60ml)
  • Limoncello (50ml)
  • Soda water (30ml)
  • Fresh thyme sprig

Method

  • Fill a wine glass with ice
  • Pour Limoncello into the glass
  • Top up with prosecco and soda
  • Stir the mixture
  • Garnish with a thyme sprig
  • For enhanced flavour, infuse Limoncello with fresh thyme prior
  • Add mint and lemon as additional garnish
  • Top tip: store Limoncello in the freezer for a more refreshing experience