Sangria: The classic Spanish cocktail that thankfully must be ordered by the pitcher! Why not make it at home with our recipe for the Ultimate Sangria? We’re kicking it up a notch with triple sec and brandy, then giving it a refreshing spice kick with a large splash of ginger ale. One sip and you’ll agree that this is the only sangria recipe you need this summer.

The ultimate sangria recipe for summer

Ingredients:

– 1 lemon

– 1 orange

– 3 tablespoons brown sugar

– 2 ounces triple sec

– 1 ounce brandy

– ½ cup (120ml ) pineapple juice

– ¾ cup (180 ml) orange juice

– 1 cup (240 ml) ginger ale

– 1 bottle red wine

Ultimate Sangria finished Ingredients

Directions:

  1. Slice the lemon and orange into thin pieces.
  2. Place the sugar, triple sec and brandy in a large jug and mix with a spoon.
  3. Add the pineapple juice, orange juice, ginger ale, lemon and orange slices, and stir.
  4. Add the red wine and stir again. Leave to sit for an hour or two to allow the flavors to develop, then serve over ice.
Ultimate Sangria finished Step 1

Slice the lemon and orange into thin slices.

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Place the sugar, triple sec and brandy in a large jug and mix with a spoon.

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Add the pineapple juice, orange juice, ginger ale, lemon and orange slices and stir. Next add the red wine and stir again. Leave to sit for an hour or two to allow the flavors to develop, then serve over ice.

The ultimate sangria recipe for summer

We couldn’t be happier with the results. This sangria rules them all!

The ultimate sangria recipe for summer

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