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Elderflower, Cucumber and Mint Spritz

Elderflower, Cucumber and Mint Spritz

Soaking up the sun means socializing, and socializing means needing some serious refreshments. What drink is more suitable for being a social butterfly than a Spritz?

Spritz drinks tend to be sweet, refreshing and often made with less alcohol than other cocktails, they are light, crisp and very refreshing. Perfect for those hosting a summer gathering, the designated driver (only have 1) or enjoying at a garden party.

Ease of Making: Easy, amend quantities as needed.

Glass Type: Rocks Glass or High Ball

Taste: Light, sweet & refreshing with a summer profile.


  • 40ml Elderflower cordial
  • 25ml Explorer’s Gin
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
  • 6 sprigs of mint
  • ¼ cucumber chopped up into cubes
  • Soda water


  • Place mint and cucumber cubes into a cocktail shaker and muddle them (break them up).
  • Add a tiny pinch of salt and allow the flavours to blend for a minute.
  • Add ice with the gin, lemon juice and elderflower cordial and shake until the cold.
  • Fill your glass with ice
  • Strain cocktail into your glass.
  • Top up with soda water
  • Garnish with mint, cucumber and lemon


  • Replace soda with sparkling wine
  • Replace soda with tonic water
  • Add cucumber strips as a garnish
  • Replace gin with vodka
  • Replace lemon with lime if you like mojito style drinks.
  • Replace mint for basil
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