summer spritzers

What better way to cool off this summer than a fun drink?! Here are a few refreshing ideas for everyone's palate. Add booze as needed. 

Cantelope-Ginger Spritzer
1/2 cantaloupe, seeded, peeled and cut into large chunks
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
6-inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled and cut into thick coins
2 tbs. freshly squeezed lime juice
seltzer water or club soda for mixing

Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade
1 1/2 cups Blueberries, fresh
1 tsp Lemon, zest
1 cup Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
2/3 cup White sugar
3 cups Sparkling water or club soda
2 cups Ice cubes
2/3 cup Water

Just Peachy Champagne Spritzer
Mint leaves
Peach wedges
Raspberries
2 oz white wine
3 oz Peach schnapps
Champagne or prosecco to top

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