Hugo Cocktail


Although it looks like a classic cocktail, the Hugo Spritz cocktail was invented in 2005 by a bartender from northern Italy as an alternative to the Aperol Spritz (Spritz Veneziano). The original version used lemon balm syrup rather than elderflower. Its popularity grew rapidly, not only in Italy, but also in Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
Cocktail HUGO


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Cocktail directions

  • Pour directly into a large balloon-type wine glass or Burgundy glass: Elderflower liqueur.
  • Carbonated water.
  • Followed by Prosecco.
  • Add the fresh mint leaves and the lemon slice.

Cocktail service

Add the ice cubes then stir gently with a spoon for 8 to 10 seconds

Served in a wine glass.

Bartender's tips

You can also make a ?Virgin Hugo? without alcohol: Replace the Prosecco with lemonade or sparkling water (this will be less sweet). Replace the flower liqueur with 6 cl of elderflower syrup.

Estimated color of the drink*

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Cocktail HUGO

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