Come warmer months, spritzes are all the rage. They’re refreshing, easy to make and delicious. This Maple Mint Vodka Spritzer is no different. Muddle the mint, pour in the maple and vodka, and get ready to sit back and enjoy.

Mixing a Maple Mint Vodka Spritzer

Why We Love This Recipe For Maple Mint Vodka Spritzer

I have been thinking about these maple mint spritzers for weeks. In fact, I have Maple Mint Vodka Spritzers written in orange marker on a piece of paper hanging right over my computer screen.

My idea was these mint cocktails would be was this lightly sweet, refreshing mint-seltzer water-spritzer thingy. Doesn’t that sound good? Oh and they’re just a little boozed up with vodka!

Since these vodka spritzes really only require five simple ingredients, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to make this for your next cookout, dinner party or dare I say, brunch. You can even make a few virgin spritzes for those who don’t drink alcohol.

They’re also easy to make single serving so why not mix yourself up a spritz on a hot afternoon when you need some extra relaxation time. And while you’re out picking some fresh mint, I definitely recommend trying my Dark Rum, Mint and Lime Cocktails, too.

Maple Mint Vodka Spritzer with Maple Vodka from Vermont

Key Ingredients For This Recipe

Fresh mint

I would absolutely consider mint one of the main ingredients in this recipe so try and find mint leaves that are bright green, firm and super fresh. Muddling the mint in the bottom of the glasses will help to release the oils from the leaves, however the goal isn’t to completely crush it. Lightly press until some of the leaves are broken up and the oils and flavors are released.

Pure maple syrup, dark or amber

I love using maple syrup in my cocktail recipes. Not only because it’s a natural sweetener but because of it’s caramel tones and unique flavor. Since I live in Vermont I always use Vermont maple syrup, but use whichever you can get your hands on.

Vodka

Since the vodka I used–Literary Dog–is not available all over, please feel free to make this drink with another good vodka. Though if you can find it, it is worth trying.

Seltzer water

Seltzer water is the best way to add fizziness without adding extra calories. I like using plain non-flavored seltzer water but you can use flavored if that’s what you have at home (although I wouldn’t go too crazy–try to stick with lemon or lime in that case).

Ice

You don’t need a lot, but your drink will taste so much more refreshing with a scoop of ice!

Naturally Sweet Maple Mint Spritzers with Vodka distilled from pure maple sap

Step-by-Step Instructions to Make This Vodka Spritzer

Divide the mint equally between two tall glasses. Pour in the maple syrup and muddle with a wooden muddling stick or the back of a narrow wooden spoon. Add ice and vodka and top it off with seltzer.

Fresh mint muddled with maple syrup in vodka spritzer cocktails

FAQs and Expert Tips

How to prepare this drink ahead of time:

If you’re making a large batch of this drink, muddle the mint and maple together in the bottom of a pitcher. Pour in the vodka and store, covered, in the fridge until ready to serve. When ready to serve, top it off with seltzer water and ice.

What to use instead of maple syrup:

If you can’t find any good maple I would suggest using agave syrup instead (in a 1:1 ratio). In a pinch, use honey. Just beware that your drink will taste different than intended, especially if you opt for honey.

Spritzers made with mint, maple and vodka and ice

Additional Cocktail Recipes to Try

Additional Recipes with Mint to Try

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Maple Mint Vodka Spritzers

Maple Mint Vodka Spritzer

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: no Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Maple, mint and seltzer water combine in these light and refreshing vodka spritzer cocktails.


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Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Divide mint between two tall glasses. Add maple syrup and muddle with a wooden muddling stick or a narrow wooden spoon. Add ice and vodka and then top with seltzer.

Notes

Make Ahead:

If you’re making a large batch of this drink, muddle the mint and maple together in the bottom of a pitcher. Pour in the vodka and store, covered, in the fridge until ready to serve. When ready to serve, top it off with seltzer water and ice.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 3/4 cup
  • Calories: 219
  • Sugar: 24 g
  • Sodium: 10 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g