Limoncello Spritz

Limoncello Spritz

If you like limoncello, you will love this limoncello spritz!  While limoncello is normally an after dinner drink, this spritz is light, refreshing and a perfect summer cocktail.  Just add vodka and soda water to your favorite limoncello.

Have you ever made your own limoncello?  It’s definitely a process to make but worth it. If you’re having a dinner party, there’s nothing better than to serve your very own  handmade limoncello as an after dinner digestive to your guests.  It also makes a great hostess gift to bring when you dine at a friend’s house.  There are many decorative bottles you can find to dress up your limoncello so it presents as a special gift.

There are many recipes available online as well as passed down in families to make limoncello.  They may vary in the type of alcohol such as vodka vs. grain alcohol and the brewing time.

If  you want to make your own limoncello, a great recipe I use all the time  is here: Limoncello recipe This video for limoncello shows my Florentine friend, Edy, showing us the process to make limoncello.

The below video recipe for Limoncello is courtesy of Tipsy Bartender


1 oz. (30ml) Limoncello

1 oz. (30ml) Vodka

1/2 oz. (15ml) Lemon Juice

4 oz. (120ml) Soda Water

Garnish: Lemon Twist

PREPARATION 1. Drop a couple cubes of ice into wine glass and pour over limoncello and vodka. 2. Add lemon juice and stir lightly. 3. Top with soda water and garnish with a lemon twist.

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