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Italian-Inspired NA Cocktail #8: The Milano Spritz

Our Dry January advocate shares a NA cocktail recipe for a Spritz that pays homage to the aperitivo culture of Milan.

The Milano Spritz.

The Milano Spritz.

This NA nod to Milan's aperitivo culture is elevated by sparkling grapefruit soda. Free Spirits, a non-alcoholic drinks brand from Marin County, CA, makes a bittersweet aperitivo they call The Spirit of Milano, which forms the base of this refresher.

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The Milano Spritz

The Milano Spritz

Recipe by Hilary Sheinbaum
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  • 2.5 oz 2.5 The Spirit of Milano

  • 2.5 oz 2.5 Grapefruit soda of choice

  • Garnish: Grapefruit slice


  • Combine ingredients in a stemmed glass over ice, stir gently.
  • Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

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