Spritzer with a Sea Island Twist

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
Photo by Chris Isham

Food Culture of the South

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Makes 1 cocktail

  • 1.5 ounces Aviation gin
  • 1 ounce honey syrup
  • 1.5 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • Prosecco on top
  • Garnish: Dehydrated lemon wheel (or twist)
  1. In a cocktail tin filled with ice, combine gin, syrup, lemon juice, and 1 cucumber slice.
  2. Shake, then double strain into a coupe glass.
  3. Top with Prosecco and garnish with hydrated lemon and remaining cucumber.

Holy City Handcraft

Enjoy the end-of-summer drink by expert Miguel Buencamino of Holy City Handcraft as one of Kiawah River’s signature cocktails. The refreshing Sea Island 75 was crafter after the traditional French 75, which does back to 1915 at the New York Bar in Paris by barman Harry MacElhone. Try this recipe for yourself.

Kiawah River

Kiawah River is a new 2,000-acre waterfront community on Johns Island, encompassing 20 miles of shoreline, a 100-acre working farm and abundant green space. The community will combine residential, retail and hospitality offerings and features custom and semi-custom homes with finely-craftedsea islands architecture.

  • From Holy City Handcraft

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