What is it?
The Blueberry Whiskey Smash Fizz Slush Spritz is a refreshing cocktail that combines the flavors of blueberries, whiskey, lemon, and club soda. It is a great drink for summer, as it is light and fruity, but still has a bit of a kick.
- 2 ounces whiskey
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- 6-8 fresh blueberries
- 4-6 mint leaves
- Club soda, to top
- Muddle the blueberries and mint leaves in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
- Add the whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
- Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
- Strain into a glass filled with ice.
- Top with club soda.
- Garnish with a lemon wedge and a sprig of mint.
What makes it special?
The Blueberry Whiskey Smash Fizz Slush Spritz is special because it is a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that is perfect for summer. The combination of blueberries, whiskey, lemon, and club soda is simply delicious. The drink is also easy to make, so you can enjoy it at home or at your next summer gathering.
History of the drink
The Blueberry Whiskey Smash Fizz Slush Spritz is a relatively new cocktail, but it has quickly become a favorite among cocktail lovers. The drink was first created in 2015 by mixologist John A. Paradiso. Paradiso was inspired to create the drink after trying a blueberry whiskey smash at a local bar. He decided to add a fizzy element to the drink by topping it with club soda. The result was a delicious and refreshing cocktail that quickly became popular.
10 FAQs about the Blueberry Whiskey Smash Fizz Slush Spritz
1. What type of whiskey is best for this cocktail?
Any type of whiskey will work in this cocktail, but a smooth whiskey like bourbon or rye will give the best flavor.
2. Can I use frozen blueberries?
Yes, you can use frozen blueberries in this cocktail. Just be sure to thaw them before muddling them.
3. What can I use instead of simple syrup?
You can use honey, agave nectar, or maple syrup instead of simple syrup.
4. Can I make this cocktail without club soda?
Yes, you can make this cocktail without club soda. Just be sure to add more simple syrup to the drink to balance out the sweetness.
5. What is the garnish for this cocktail?
A lemon wedge and a sprig of mint are the traditional garnish for this cocktail.
6. How long will this cocktail keep?
This cocktail will keep for up to 24 hours in the refrigerator.
7. Can I make this cocktail ahead of time?
Yes, you can make this cocktail ahead of time. Just be sure to store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.
8. What is the alcohol content of this cocktail?
The alcohol content of this cocktail will vary depending on the type of whiskey you use. However, it is typically around 20% ABV.
9. Is this cocktail kid-friendly?
No, this cocktail is not kid-friendly. It contains alcohol.
10. Where can I buy this cocktail?
You can find this cocktail at some bars and restaurants. However, it is also easy to make at home.