Spritz Fever!: Sixty Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails
Author Elouise Anders, Illustrated by Sarah Hankinson
Become a certified fizz whiz with this illustrated guide to creating sixty ultra-refreshing spritz cocktails.
The 60 spritz recipes in Spritz Fever! are in the cocktail style of the decade. Seeing as most spritzes are low(ish) in ABV (well, certainly lower than wine, anyway), they're the ideal companion for any day-drinking event. Plus, as most Instagram feeds can attest, spritzes aren't just a drink...they're a lifestyle. These bubbly wonders speak to a careless Italian summer spent reclining by the beach in fine and flowing linen.
What can be so easy to forget is that spritzes are so much more than just Aperol and bubbles. In this book, you'll learn about the classic European liqueurs, like Cynar, Campari, Luxardo Bitter, Meletti, and more. Moreover, you'll discover the nuances between prosecco, cava, and champagne can create different textures as the bubbles in each effervesce uniquely. Plus, read up on how citrus garnishes must be matched appropriately to each drink's flavor profile and, of course, color. Above all, the perfect ratio of liqueur-to-bubbles changes for each recipe. Spritz Fever! explains all of this, alongside its dreamy illustrations.
It's time you get to the very essence of effervescence. Your next party guests will love all the cocktail recipes you glean from Spritz Fever!, and just in time for summer!
About The Author
Elouise Anders is a mixologist turned culture writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She also consults the city's finest bars and restaurants on how to best curate their drinks list. Sarah Hankinson is a food and fashion illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia.