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Meant to evoke the lagoon waters surrounding Venice, the Sensa Spritz is cool, dry and mildly bitter. A base of Salers (a French aperitif…if not available at your liquor store, ask the manager to special order,) and dry Vermouth bound together with the cooling herbaceousness of cucumber.


  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
  • 2 cucumber slices
  • 3/4 ounces of Salers
  • 3/4 ounce of Dolin dry vermouth
  • 1/2 ounce of fresh lime juice
  • soda water

Additional Information

  • Prep Time: 5m


In a cocktail shaker, muddle the sea salt and simple syrup with the cucumber slices. Add the Salers, vermouth and lime juice. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a Collins glass over ice, top with soda water and add the garnish.

As featured in the Spring 2017 Edition of Beekman 1802 Almanac Magazine. For more check out Spritz: Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail, with Recipes. Published by Ten Speed Press.

by Aray Till

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