Refreshing and easy to make is this Lemon Basil Mint Spritzer. It’s the perfect drink to serve to your friends this summer!
Lemon Basil Mint Spritzer
What non-alcoholic drink do you usually serve to your family and friends for summer barbecues and parties? If you usually have canned soda or iced tea ready for your guests, why not try this refreshing Lemon Basil Mint Spritzer the next time?
This refreshing spritzer is full of fantastic flavors, including lemon, fresh herbs, and ginger. It’s bright fruity flavor pairs perfectly with the herbs and freshly grated ginger for a delicious combination. One taste and this is sure to become your favorite drink to serve!
Yes, it’s a non-alcoholic drink because that’s how we do things here in our house! Besides, it’s best to serve non-alcoholic drinks when it’s hot outside. This is a refreshing drink that will be sure to help cool you off on a really hot day.
Mason Jar Glasses
I served these drinks in my favorite mason jars used as glasses. How fun are these for a party? I have a huge collection of antique mason jars and blue Ball jars. I also have a few mason jar glasses with handles that are fun to use when company comes over.
Feel free to add your favorite seltzer in place of the sparkling water too. I think sliced limes would be great with this drink as well as the lemon. And even thinly sliced cucumber! Experiment with the flavors and have fun this summer!
A refreshing non-alcoholic drink perfect for all your summer parties.
- 2 T. honey preferably local
- 1 c. water
- 1/3 c. fresh lemon juice
- 2 T. fresh mint washed and torn into pieces
- 2 T. fresh basil washed and torn into pieces
- 2 t. fresh lemon zest preferably organic
- 2 thyme sprigs
- 2 t. ginger finely minced
- 1 large lemon thinly sliced
- 2 c. sparkling water
Add honey and water to a small saucepan over medium heat.
Stir frequently until honey dissolves.
Remove from heat and cool for 5-10 minutes before pouring into a pitcher.
Add fresh lemon juice, fresh herbs, ginger, and lemon slices.
Stir gently to combine and place in the refrigerator to chill.
Immediately before serving, pour sparkling water into pitcher and stir to combine.
Pour into glasses filled with ice and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Cook time refers to chilling time.
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Why not try this recipe for Homemade Guacamole to serve as an appetizer with the Lemon Basil Mint Spritzer? Perfect with chips!