Guest Post: Spiked Seltzer Recipes That Won’t Fizzle

Guest Post

I love it when I have guest posts for you to share. I especially like it when those guest posts are recipes. In today’s guest post Sparkling Ice is sharing with us delicious spiked seltzer recipes. These recipes are featuring Sparkling Ice’s new Essence of water. Who doesn’t love a delicious cocktail right? I know I do! 

Guest Post: Spiked Seltzer Recipes That Won’t Fizzle

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Sparkling Cherry Bourbon

Sparkling Cherry Bourbon

Ingredients
  • 4 cherries, pits removed
  • 1½ ounces bourbon
  • 1 tsp. simple syrup
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Sparkling Ice Essence of Peach
Directions
 
Muddle 4 cherries at the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add bourbon, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice- shake. Strain cocktail into a rocks glass and add sparkling water. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve.

Lavender Lemon

 

 Lavender Lemon

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz. gin
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 oz. lavender syrup (recipe below)
  • 4 oz. Sparkling Ice Essence of Original
  • Lemon twist and lavender sprig for garnish (optional)
Directions
Fill a glass with crushed ice. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and the lavender syrup over the ice and stir. Float with unflavored Sparkling Ice, garnish with a lemon twist and lavender spring then serve.

Lavender Syrup

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons dried lavender
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
Directions
Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stir to dissolve sugar. Add lavender 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.

Sparkling Watermelon Vodka Lemonade

Sparkling Watermelon Vodka Lemonade

Ingredients
  • 3 cups seedless watermelon pieces
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ¼ cup fresh mint
  • 2 cups Sparkling Ice Essence of Lemon Lime
Directions
In a blender, puree the watermelon and lemon juice, strain through a sieve into a drink pitcher. Add mint, vodka, and Essence of – then stir. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh mint.

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. Sparkling Ice Essence of Original
  • 1 oz. ginger syrup (recipe below)
  • Juice from ½ a lime
  • Lime wedge for garnish (optional)
Directions
Fill your copper mug with ice to allow it to get it cold. Pour the vodka over the ice, add the unflavored Sparkling Ice, ginger syrup, and lime juice then stir. Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh mint then serve.

Ginger Syrup

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. piece of ginger
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
Directions
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
Sparkling Ice

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First created in the Pacific Northwest in the early 1990’s, Sparkling Ice® makes a portfolio of Refreshingly Bold TM sparkling waters, teas and lemonades. Bursting with real fruit flavor and just the right amount of fizz, Sparkling Ice delivers 19 irresistible fruit combinations, without all the calories.

Currently recognized as one of the fastest-growing non-alcoholic beverage brands in the country, Sparkling Ice beverages are available in a variety of flavors. Sparkling Ice Waters come in 12 refreshing flavors: Black Raspberry, Orange Mango, Pink Grapefruit, Kiwi Strawberry, Coconut Pineapple, Pomegranate Blueberry, Peach Nectarine, Lemon Lime, Crisp Apple, Cherry Limeade, Strawberry Watermelon and our new flavor, Black Cherry. Sparkling Ice Lemonades®, launched in 2013, are available in three refreshing flavors: Classic Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Peach Lemonade. The newest line, Sparkling Ice Teas, launched in 2015, come in 4 flavors: Half & Half (Lemonade with Tea), Peach Tea, Raspberry Tea & Lemon Tea.

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3 Comments

  1. deborahdumm

    These drinks look so good and delicious. I am going to make them.

    Reply
  2. WebMDiva

    These look SO delish! I know what I’m doing this weekend. 🙂
    Already following your blog via Turn It Up Tuesday. Have a great week.

    Reply
  3. larescoe

    These drink recipes sound delicious! I will definitely be making these, thanks for sharing!

    Reply

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