Brandy And Orange Juice Spritzer is said to have originated in California during World War II when soldiers coming back from service would mix their ration of rum with orange juice for a refreshing treat after being in the sun all day long.
The Brandy Orange Spritzer is a drink that is usually created with either brandy or gin, orange juice, and club soda. Some variations include adding sugar to the drink, which sweetens it up. The Brandy Orange Spritzer is a popular beverage during the summer months. Recently, the Brandy-Orange Spritzer has been appearing more in literary works of fiction. A spiced brandy cocktail, the Brandy and Orange Juice Spritzer is a popular hot drink. Some recipes also call for cloves to be added.
2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
1½ ounces brandy (any flavor works, but this is especially good with Armagnac or Cognac)
1 tsp Peychaud's bitters
2 ounces soda water
Orange wedge for garnish
1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the orange juice, brandy, and cocktail bitters.
2. Add the ice and shake to chill.
3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
Add the club soda and stir.
Garnish with the orange wedge.