Apple Cider Spritz Cocktail


Apple Cider Spritz Cocktail

(Photo: Erik Putz; Food styling by Ashley Denton; Prop styling by Christine Hanlon)

This celebration of the annual apple harvest is a twist on a champagne cocktail. It’s made with sparkling dry cider instead of the usual bubbles, giving it a slightly lighter and fresher quality.


  • 1 oz Boulard Calvados Pays d’Auge VSOP
  • 3/4 oz St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 4 oz Brickworks Ciderhouse Rosé Cider
  • 1 apple fan , or slice (for garnish)


  1. Add calvados, elderflower liqueur and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake for 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass, top with cider and garnish with an apple fan on a pick.

You’ve got options

Almost any dry pink cider will work in this recipe, most fruit and/or floral liqueurs can be swapped in for St-Germain, and you can even use fruit brandy instead of calvados.

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