Smashed Blackberry-Sage Spritz

Test Kitchen-Approved

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 min


  • 1 to 2 whole fresh blackberries
  • 3 to 4 fresh sage leaves
  • 2 ounces Suze
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 dash simple syrup (1:1 water to sugar)
  • 1 splash Prosecco, to top
In This Recipe


  1. Lightly muddle the blackberries and sage at the bottom of a mixing glass, and top with Suze, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds, and then strain into a wine glass over ice.
  3. Top with prosecco, about 3 ounces, and garnish with sage and/or blackberries if you'd like.

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Reviews (4) Questions (0)

4 Reviews

Suzanne H. June 22, 2016
Would like to know what Suze is. That's what my son in law calls me!
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Samantha W. June 22, 2016
Hi Suzanne! Suze is a a strongly herbaceous French gentian liqueur. You can find out more about it here:
EmilyC June 17, 2016
I have a mammoth sage plant in my backyard so this needs to happen. Plus, it's a good excuse to buy a bottle of Suze!
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Samantha W. June 22, 2016
Get to it, Emily!! This drink is so good.