Altena Spritz Cocktail

Written by Christopher Menning | July 22, 2021

Altena Spritz cocktail recipe

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Easy Drinking Ocho Tequila Spritz

Jesse Estes joined us for episode 10 of the On The Back Bar podcast to talk about all things Ocho Tequila and how the agave world is changing. 

Jesse lent us this recipe the Altena Spritz to show tequila’s versatility in cocktails beyond the classic margarita. You can hear more about Jesse and his life as the Ocho Global Brand Ambassador by heading over to our podcast page. 

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Altena Spritz Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients for Altena Spritz

Tequila: Ocho Blanco is the choice for the tequila cocktail. Ocho is produced from 100% Blue Weber Agave. 

Pink Grapefruit Juice: Grapefruit and Tequila have a love affair starting from the Paloma cocktail! It’s also a great citrus choice for non-alcoholic cocktails.

Lemon Wedges: Give a gentle squeeze before throwing them in the glass for a zesty hit and a pop of zingy yellow colour. 

Passionfruit Syrup: A good choice for passionfruit syrup would be choosing a brand like Giffard.

Campari: Even in small measurements the bittersweet aperitif can add extra depth to a cocktail. 

Sparkling Water: Hear you can choose any sparkling wine but keep in mind that Prossecco will generally be sweeter. For a treat go for a nice Champagne for extra brioche and zest.

Soda Water: The soda water addition gives a bit of dilution and extra carbonation to this delicious Tequila cocktail.

Altena Spritz cocktail recipe

Altena Spritz

Jesse Estes shows us the versatily of Tequila beyond the margarita in this refreshing summer sipper.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: spritz
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 80kcal
Author: Jesse Estes

Equipment

  • Jigger
  • Bar Spoon

Ingredients

  • 30 ml Ocho Blanco Tequila
  • 20 ml Fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 2 lemon wedges 
  • 10 ml Passionfruit syrup 
  • 5 ml Campari
  • 75 ml Sparkling wine
  • 50 ml Soda water

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients except for the sparkling wine & soda to a large wine glass.
  • Add ice and give a stir to mix all the ingredeitns.
  • Finally, top up with the sparling wine first then followed by the soda.
  • Give a few more stirs to ensure fully mixed.

Nutrition

Calories: 80kcal
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