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Capitol Steps Sangrias

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Capitol Steps Sangrias

by Mitchell Keil

Inspired by the political satire troupe, The Capitol Steps, bartender Mitchell Keil created these two sangrias to celebrate their performance. You have a choice of two summer refreshers - one sweet and one with a little spice.The Capitol Steps are in summer residence at the Harvest Barn at the Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort in Lenox. What an amazing year for political satire!


Red, Sweet, and Blue
A sweet tea and berry-based sangria. Serves 12.

55 oz. sweet tea
750 ml Sweet red wine (recommended: Bota Box Redvolution)
2 cups berry juice
2 lbs. strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries -- hulled and sliced

Baby, You're a Firework
A whiskey- and wine-based sangria with a little spark. Serves 4.

1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
1/3 cup Fireball Whiskey
3/4 cup apple juice
1 orange, sliced
1 blood orange, sliced
1 cup red wine (recommended: Malbec)



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