Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day with your significant other or celebrating being single with all of your girlfriends, finding the right pre-dinner drink is a must. Wanted to share a few festive cocktail recipes from zero-calorie Sparkling Ice that are simple enough for any at-home mixologists to make.
I Love You Cherry Much
2 shots (1 ounce each) Cherry Flavored Vodka
1 bottle Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade
Fill 2 glasses with ice. Squeeze half a lime into each glass. Pour a shot of vodka into each. Top off with Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade. Garnish with a lime.
1½ ounces vanilla vodka
1 tsp. simple syrup
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
Sparkling Ice Grape Raspberry
Raspberry ice cubes, for garnish
Place raspberry ice cubes in glass and set to the side. In a cocktail shaker, add vanilla vodka, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice-shake. Strain over ice and add Sparkling Ice Grape Raspberry.
.5oz elderflower liqueur
2oz grapefruit juice
.5oz vanilla syrup
Sparkling Ice Essence of Water
Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Grapefruit slice, for garnish
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Combine vodka, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, and vanilla syrup- shake until cold. Strain into an ice filled glass and float with Unflavored Sparkling Ice. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and grapefruit slice then serve.
2 oz. piece of ginger
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stir to dissolve sugar. Add ginger and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat, and allow the ginger to infuse for 30 minutes. Pour syrup through a finer strainer into an airtight container.
Two To Tango
1 1/2 cups Sparkling Ice Pomegranate Blueberry
1 cup pear nectar
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
1 bottle (750 ml) Champagne
In a large pitcher, combine Sparkling Ice Pomegranate Blueberry, pear nectar, and orange-flavored liqueur. Slowly add Champagne. Serve over ice. Garnish with mint and blueberries.
One in a Melon
3 oz. Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon
1.5 oz. Vodka
½ oz. Peach Schnapps
Watermelon slices and strawberries for garnish
Pour vodka and peach schnapps, then Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon over ice. Stir gently to mix.
Garnish with watermelon slices and strawberries.
3 oz. Sparkling Ice Pink Grapefruit
1.5 oz. Gin
½ oz. elderflower liqueur
Lime slices for garnish
Using a tall Collins glass, pour rum, then Sparkling Ice Pink Grapefruit over ice. Stir gently to mix. Garnish with lime slices.
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