Citrus & Campari Prosecco Spritzer

Summer is all about 2 things for me.

SPF and fruity cocktails. In that order.

I came up with this cocktail the other day and it is hands down the Bethany drink of summer ’15.  I combined all my favorite things and the outcome was light, delicious and super refreshing!

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The base of this drink is prosecco (of course) followed by a splash of Campari and a splash of grapefruit Sanpellegrino soda. I added a spritz of lemon and garnished with a lemon peel.

Yes I was home alone and yes I felt fancy all by my lonesome. It was great. Just me, my cat and some bubbly (it may or may not have been a Tuesday).

Just in case you didn’t know by now, prosecco is my favorite. Followed closely by a Negroni cocktail and anything mixed with grapefruit.

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It’s super difficult to take a picture of your hand like this. I tried about 1,000 times and it was either super chubby, creepy and alien-like or the glass was tipped all the way over to the side. This was as good as I could get it. (Yes, I realize it is tipping over to the right. Drives me crazy).

The weekend is nearly here and I can’t wait to enjoy some refreshing cocktails with friends! I hope you are surviving this week thus far and if not…make a couple of these, you’ll feel better. I promise!

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Campari & Citrus Prosecco Spritzer

Ingredients:

1 Tablespoon Campari (more or less to taste)

1.5-3 Ounces Grapefruit Sanpellegrino

Prosecco

Lemon Peel for Garnish

Directions:

Pour Campari and soda into a champagne flute. Finish by pouring Prosecco over both until you reach a desired level (about 3 ounces). Adjust soda and Campari to taste and finish with a lemon peel/wedge for garnish. Sip and enjoy!

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