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Light and Lovely Lemon Verbena Gin Spritz Is Perfect for a Summer’s Day

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A simple way to upgrade your cocktails for summer is to muddle fruit and herbs and add a light mixer.

This citrus spritz cocktail pairs the lovely taste of lemon verbena from Spire Gin with chunks of pink grapefruit or orange and lemon that’s perfect for lounging in the sunshine.

Spire Gin Citrus Spritz

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Spire Gin
  • Chunks of pink grapefruit or orange and lemon
  • Handful of lemon mint (or normal mint)
  • Ice
  • Fever-Tree Lemonade or Tonic

Method:

1. Pop the citrus chunks and mint in a glass and give them a smoosh
2. Add some ice
3. Pour the gin over the ice and mix
4. Top up with lemonade or tonic
5. Add a slice of grapefruit or orange and lemon

Spire Gin (50cl, 37.5% ABV) is available from Gin Kin Shop.