Drinking a spritz is one of the most refreshing ways to beat the summer heat. Five DC mixologists have created their own spin on the classic sparkling wine cocktail using Belvedere’s Pure Vodka.
Visit the District locales listed to sample these concoctions, and vote below through July 22 for your favorite. The winning mixologist (announced July 23) will receive a donation to their selected local charity.
Scroll down to vote for your favorite cocktail:
Miss LaBella A La Mode
Recipe: 1 1/4 oz Belvedere pure vodka, 3/4 oz coconut rum, 3/4 oz Captain Morgan Loconut, 3/4 oz orange juice, splash of lime juice, 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
Prince Parviz’s Downfall
Recipe: Red wine, Belvedere pure vodka, rose water, orange blossom water, honey, lemon, rooh azfa, orange bitters, egg white. Serve in a white wine glass with a rose petal garnish.
Recipe: 2 0z Belvedere pure vodka, 1 oz pineapple ginger shrub, basil
Recipe: 2 0z Belvedere pure vodka, 1 oz passionfruit hibiscus, 3/4 oz lemongrass maraschino, orange blossom essence
Recipe: 1/2 oz Belvedere pure vodka, 1 oz belle de brillet, 3/4 oz domaine de canton, 4 oz orange pekoe iced tea. Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Shake with vigor and purpose. Strain over fresh ice in a high ball and garnish with a lemon