Shower Spritz | Cocktail Party

Shower Spritz

Shower Spritz cocktail with Pamplemousse LaCroix, Aperol, St. Germain, and a pinch of salt.

We’re huge fans of the “dressed can” technique, pioneered by Eben Freeman at Genuine Liquorette. It’s the perfect mix of highbrow and lowbrow, classy and tacky.

The Shower Spritz is mixologist Natasha David’s riff on the dressed can, featuring the ever-popular Pamplemousse LaCroix. You can use any canned grapefruit-flavored sparkling water you like (but it should be unsweetened). David calls for Aperol, the sweetest and friendliest of the bitter citrus apéritifs.

David’s garnish for the drink is impressively over-the-top: a big fat edible orchid, a lime wheel, a fat sprig of mint, all dusted over with lime and grapefruit zest and hot-pink edible glitter. You don’t have to go to such extremes, but there is something to be said for the experience of drinking such a well-styled drink from such an everyday can.

Ingredients

Instructions

Pour out about 2.5 ounces (75 mL) of the can of sparkling water. Add the remaining ingredients to the can (a funnel helps here). Stir gently, and garnish with a mint sprig, a lime wheel, an edible flower, and anything else you like. Serve with a straw.

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