Summertime is blueberry time, and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, located in Clifton Commons, is currently featuring specialty cocktails starring the little blue beauties. Check these out as NJ blueberries’ poppin’ flavor comes into full seasonal swing.
Stop by to try one, or make them at home!
Blueberry Mojito (available through July 31)
- 2 lemon wedges
- 4 mint leaves
- ¾ oz simple syrup
- ½ oz The Real McCoy 3-year rum
- ½ oz St-Germain
- 1 oz blueberry puree
- Club soda
Add lemon wedges, three mint leaves and simple syrup to pint glass or cocktail shaker and muddle. Add ice, rum, St-Germain, and blueberry puree. Shake vigorously and empty contents into a highball glass. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with a mint leaf. Enjoy!
- 1 whole strawberry
- 6 blueberries
- ½ oz simple syrup
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1½ oz Double Cross vodka
- 1 oz St-Germain
In a cocktail shaker, muddle strawberry and blueberries with simple syrup. Add lemon juice, vodka and St-Germain to shaker with ice, and shake vigorously. Empty contents of shaker into a highball glass. Enjoy!