This article was published on October 8th, 2021
Perhaps you’ve heard of an Aperol spritz, but did you know there is a Canadian thanksgiving Spritz? The drink is warming and perfect for this time of year. It has flavors similar to a Christmas punch, full of fresh fruit, honey, and thyme. The thyme in the drink is perfect for helping you fight off autumn sniffles and warming you from the inside out.
- 8 oz Stoli Premium
- ½ cup honey
- 2 cups fresh cranberries
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1-inch fresh ginger
- 4 oz elderflower liquor
- 1/3 cup fresh grapefruit juice
- ¼ cup fresh lime juice
- Ginger beer
In a medium pot, bring ½ cup water, honey, cranberries, thyme, and ginger to a boil. Boil for five minutes. Let cool. Strain and store in a clean container in the fridge.
In a large, ice filled pitcher, combine cranberry syrup mix, Stoli Premium, elderflower liquor, grapefruit and lime juices. Stir.
Serve in rocks glasses, topped with ginger beer, then garnished with a fresh slice of grapefruit and sprig of thyme.