Fizzy Summer Cocktails and Mocktails

Ah, summer… Freshly cut lawns, sun-soaked afternoons, and evening patio happy hours with friends. Whether you’re looking for a healthy mocktail or a refreshing twist on a traditional cocktail, our new Hemp Infusions Sparkling Beverages have you covered. Here are some recipes that are guaranteed to please.

COCKTAILS

Blood Orange Margarita

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz. tequila

½ oz. Cointreau

½ oz. fresh lime juice

Squeeze of fresh blood orange

2 ½ oz. +Balance Tuscan Blood Orange Sparkling Beverage

Blood orange wedge for garnish

Directions

Salt rim of glass. Pour all ingredients over ice, mix well. Garnish with a blood orange wedge.

 

Sparkling Sangria

INGREDIENTS

1 bottle pinot grigio or sauvignon blanc

2 cans +Balance Peach Ginger Sparkling Beverage or +Sport Berry Hibiscus Sparkling Beverage

¼ cup agave syrup

1 orange

1 lemon

½ granny smith apple

1 cup strawberries

½ cup blueberries

Mint leaves

Directions

Rinse fruit. Thinly slice orange, lemon, and apple (skin on), and remove seeds. Halve strawberries. Place all ingredients except the +Sport Sparkling Beverage in a pitcher and chill overnight. Just before serving, add the +Sport beverage. Stir and serve over ice. 

 

Sex on the Beach

INGREDIENTS

1 ½ oz. vodka

½ oz. peach schnapps

1 oz. cranberry juice

1 oz. orange juice

2 oz. +Balance Tuscan Blood Orange Sparkling Beverage

Orange slice and cherry for garnish

Directions

Pour vodka, peach schnapps, and juice into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into tall glass, also filled with ice. Add +Balance Sparkling Beverage, and garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

MOCKTAILS

Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail

INGREDIENTS

½ can +Balance Tuscan Blood Orange Sparkling Beverage 

4 oz. fresh blood orange juice

½ tsp. honey

¼ tsp. vanilla

Blood orange wedge for garnish

Directions

Squeeze blood orange juice into a cocktail shaker. Add honey and vanilla and shake well. Pour into a glass of ice, add +Balance Tuscan Blood Orange Sparkling Beverage, and garnish with a blood orange wedge. 

 

Kumquat, Yuzu, and Chamomile Mocktail

INGREDIENTS

5 kumquats, halved

½ can of +Relax Yuzu Chamomile Sparkling Beverage

½ oz. simple syrup

Cucumber ribbon

Mint or rosemary for garnish

Directions

Muddle the kumquats. Pour into a cocktail shaker and add simple syrup and a single ice cube. Shake vigorously to combine. Fill a highball glass halfway with ice and add +Relax Yuzu Chamomile Sparkling Beverage. Pour in contents of shaker without straining, add cucumber ribbon, and garnish with mint or rosemary.

 

Miraflora Mule

INGREDIENTS

½ ripe peach, squeezed (yields 2-3 tsp. of juice)

½ fresh lime (1 tbsp. fresh lime juice)

½ can +Balance Peach Ginger Sparkling Beverage

Peach slices and mint sprigs for garnish

Directions

Pour ingredients into a glass or copper mug filled with ice. Stir and garnish with peach slices and mint.

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