This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail!
1 pint fresh blackberries
1 medium lime sliced into thin rounds
6-8 large basil leaves, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons We Olive Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar
2 tablespoons We Olive Fresh Basil Olive Oil
3 cups sparkling water
Add blackberries, lime slices and basil to carafe or pitcher and muddle gently. Drizzle with vinegar and olive oil, tossing to coat. Top with sparkling water. Muddle gently. Serve over ice in chilled glasses.
Use a mixture of your favorite berries.
Try lemon or orange in place of lime.
Try out other We Olive Balsamic Vinegar flavors and Flavored Olive Oils.
Replace half the sparkling water with chilled white wine or rosé.
Add vodka or gin to taste.
Try tonic water or flavored seltzer like La Croix in place of sparkling water.
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