The Hugo Spritz is best made in a generously sized glass that can hold plenty of ice. Add anywhere from 1 to 1.5 ounces of elderflower liqueur to the ice in the glass, depending on how much sweetness you prefer. Add a sprig of mint to the glass and stir gently to not bruise the mint. Pour 4 ounces of Prosecco or your favorite dry sparkling wine over the liqueur and top off the glass with soda water. You can add more mint for garnish, and a lemon or lime wheel if you’d like.
The Hugo Spritz is gaining acclaim for its clean flavors, making it an excellent pre-meal drink that won’t overpower your tastebuds. Ideal for accompanying a charcuterie or cheese board, the lighter notes in the glass beautifully complement the salty, umami richness of the meats, providing a well-balanced and enjoyable contrast for your guests. It’s no wonder the drink is gaining so rapidly in popularity. It is a great sip for nearly every occasion.