Creating a make-your-own spritzer bar is perfect for any brunch celebration and occasion! Let your guests mix their own spritzer for a fun, sunny afternoon entertaining idea.
It’s great for any season and occasion and the perfect signature cocktail. Easy enough for your guests to make!
My go-to cocktail to sip during the summer is hands down a refreshing
It was founded in 1872 and made from Bourdeaux grapes and carefully selected fruit macerations, aged in oak barrels. It’s a simple cocktail to prepare for elevated home entertaining. Perfect to sip for brunch or a
What is a Spritzer
A spritzer is
You can add in citrus, fruit
Ingredients for a Spritzer Bar
- Bottles of Lillet Blanc, Lillet Rosé and Lillet Rouge
- Sparkling lemonade, blood orange and grapefruit juice
- Elderflower soda
- Tonic water
- Berries such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries
- Fruit such as sliced oranges, apples, peaches, cucumber, grapefruit, cherries, kiwi
- Edible flowers to garnish the spritzer
- Herbs like mint, thyme.
Supplies for a Spritzer Bar
- Wine glasses
- Cocktail jigger
- Small bowls for fruit
- Bar cart – If you won’t have one a standing tray,
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- Bucket of ice and tongs to grab the ice
- Paper straws
- Linen napkins
- Bar spoon to stir
- Flowers to decorate the spritzer bar
To decorate the bar, place some fresh flowers in a tall vase on it. Then set all of the glass jars of lemonade, sparkling sodas, tonic water and, of course, the beautiful bottles of Lillet on the bar.
Have a row of wine glasses to fill as well. Add fruit, herbs
Make and place out a sign with some inspirational recipes or ideas on how to make a spritzer!
Creating a Spritzer Bar for a Brunch
A spritzer bar is a fun entertaining idea that’s perfect for brunch and any special occasion like an afternoon bridal shower, birthday, baby shower or even as a signature wedding cocktail!
To set up a spritzer bar, we recommend using a bar cart, which is really the best station for a spritzer bar.
You can move it to the desired location, even outside and then just place all of the ingredients on it. It also looks elegant and classic.
How to make a Spritzer
The best part about making your own spritzer is that you can experiment with different flavor variations! Try 3 ounces Lillet Rosé with 3 ounces sparkling lemonade!
Or 3 ounces Lillet Blanc with 3 ounces sparkling elderflower soda and a splash of tonic water. If it’s not strong enough, add more Lillet! Add in fruit and flowers for a stunningly colorful cocktail.
Making a spritzer is all about finding the right balance for you, which is why it’s such a great entertaining idea and activity for guests!
How to Enjoy Lillet
Besides using Lillet to make the most refreshing spritzer, you can also enjoy it alone over ice! If you want to add a dash of tonic water or club soda it makes a wonderful, light cocktail that’s truly fantastic!
Lillet has some wonderful recipes on their site that are absolutely delicious too.
Spritzer for Every Season
To make a spritzer seasonal, use seasonal fruit and seasonal flavors. For example, winter could be Lillet Rouge with sparkling cranberry juice, cinnamon, thyme
Decorate the bar according to the season with fresh flowers and seasonal colors!
We hope you got some charming ideas for creating your own gorgeous spritzer bar!!
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