A Spritz in the Dark

A Spritz in the Dark, from Chris Marty at Chicago’s Best Intentions, is a terrific sparkling cocktail that tastes almost like the essence of every classic cocktail we’ve ever fallen in love with.

Marty calls for Alberta Rye Dark Batch, a Canadian whiskey made primarily from rye. You can use bourbon or a blended whiskey if you prefer.

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Shake everything (except the sparkling wine) with ice. Strain into a tall ice-filled glass and top with the sparkling wine. Garnish with a fresh mint spring wrapped with a lemon twist, and serve with a straw.

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