Everleaf Forest spritz – alcohol-free cocktail recipe

Everleaf Forest - Female Original

A Wintry spritz that’s full of warming, earthy flavours with none of the alcohol. Sounds like a bit of you? Then you’re in the right place. If you’re searching for an alcohol-free mocktail to try out this week then look no further than the Everleaf Forest spritz. Let’s see how you can make one for yourself.

What is Everleaf Forest?

Everleaf Forest is one of three aperitif’s available from UK based brand, Everleaf. Made using sustainably sourced botanicals, Everleaf Forest is a complex, bittersweet drink with a real earthiness to it. By itself, over ice, it shines as an evening tipple. But, for this piece, I wanted to highlight how wonderfully it pairs with a classic tonic (along with a few extra touches).

Everleaf Forest - Female Original
Everleaf Forest - Female Original

Everleaf Forest spritz

Spritzes are so often associated with Spring and Summertime, but I’m on a mission to prove that you can enjoy some of your favourite spritzes at any time of year. It’s just about knowing which spritzes to drink each season. So far, I’ve shared a Winter Aperol Spritz recipe and an Italian spiced spritz recipe (using Amaro Lucano). But, it occurred to me that I’m yet to share an alcohol-free Winter spritz option. Let’s take a look at how to make an Everleaf Forest spritz – the ideal alcohol-free Winter spritz.

Equipment


Ice | Balloon-style glass

Everleaf Forest - Female Original

Ingredients


50 ml Everleaf Forest
150 ml tonic (my go-to is Fever Tree)
Slice orange
Sprig rosemary (if you’re feeling a bit fancy)

Method


Fill your ballon-style glass halfway with ice cubes.
Add the Everleaf Forest and top with the tonic.
Add the slice of orange and sprig of rosemary.
Stir the rosemary to release some of the flavours.
Finish with a squeeze of orange juice.

Pair it with these tunes

As for the music pairings for the Everleaf Forest spritz, I’ve chosen songs that reflect what a Wintry afternoon feels like to me. Since the Everleaf Forest spritz has such an earthy yet complex flavour to it, I felt as though it lent itself to a nice bit of jazz. So, I’ve chosen three of my favourites. What do you think? 

Why not explore even more alcohol-free options? 

If you’re looking to add even more alcohol-free cocktails to your repertoire then make sure to check out a few of my specialities here on Female Original. Fancy something that’s a little bit dark and a little bit spicy? Give this recipe from Caleño a go. For more drinks and music pairings, head on over and give me a follow on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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2 thoughts on “Everleaf Forest spritz – alcohol-free cocktail recipe

    1. It’s really delicious and has such a unique flavour. I haven’t found anything else like it in the AF drinks scene.

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