Wednesday, January 17

Cointreau Fizz – Thirsty Thursday

Summer has finally surfaced here in Virginia.  With that, comes intense heat.  So I am always on the look out for a great refreshing cocktail.  I was unpacking all of my liquor from our move and I found a bottle of Cointreau.  Cointreau is a nice orange flavored spirit that is a kin to triple sec.  I love this stuff.  So I decided to create the classic cocktail “Cointreau Fizz”.   It is pure Cointreau and lime.

Cointreau Fizz

Cointreau Fizz

Fill a glass with ice.  Then add 1.5 oz of Cointreau, the juice of half a lime and top with seltzer.

Cointreau Fizz

Stir and serve.

Cointreau Fizz - Thirsty Thursday
Recipe type: Cocktail
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Serves: 1
A light and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for summer!
  • 1½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 3-4 oz seltzer
  • ice
  1. Fill a glass with ice. Then add 1.5 oz of Cointreau, the juice of half a lime and top with seltzer. Stir and serve.
Cointreau FizzThis cocktail is light and refreshing.  The orange mixed with the lime was a real hit at our house.

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