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Scarlet Spritzer

Scarlet Spritzer

Molly Ranz Calhoun, president and CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, welcomes new grads with a tasty and refreshing spritzer.

Welcome to the next chapter, Buckeyes! As we raise our glasses to your bright future, we invite you to join the alumni association in style by making the Scarlet Spritzer. 

And as you sip your Scarlet Spritzer, remember that being part of The Ohio State University Alumni Association opens doors to a wide variety of opportunities and resources. From exclusive events to career development resources, you're not just an alum; you're a member of a vibrant community of lifelong learners.

Here's a glimpse into what makes this drink as special as your Ohio State journey.

molly ranz calhoun prepping to mix a drinkmolly ranz calhoun is pouring tonic water into a raspberry mixturethe scarlet spritzer drink is red with ice, cranberries and a slice of lime


  • 4 oz. cranberry juice 
  • 2 oz. vodka 
  • 4 oz. sparkling water (key lime flavor preferred) 
  • A splash of ginger beer 
  • Cranberries and a lime wedge for garnish


  • Add 4 oz. cranberry juice to mixing glass. 
  • Add 2 oz. vodka to mixing glass. 
  • Add 4 oz. key lime sparkling water to mixing glass. 
  • Stir to combine. 
  • Pour over tall glass with ice. 
  • Top with a splash of ginger beer. 
  • Garnish with cranberries and a lime wedge. 


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