Time to add color to your drinks, some colorful Spring cocktails

As the weather start to warm up with Spring arriving it is time to add color to your cocktails to match the season.

Reyka Southside

2 parts Reyka vodka

1 part fresh lime juice

¾ part simple syrup (1:1)

4-6 Mint leaves

Combine all ingredients together in cocktail shaker and double strain and garnish with mint leaves.

Reyka Vodka is an Icelandic born vodka and provides a smooth and crisp base for both complex and simple cocktails.

Sailor Jerry Ginger Apple Cooler

1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

½ part ginger syrup

¾ part apple juice

¼ part fresh lemon juice

1 ½ parts Q Club Soda

In empty mixing glass, measure Sailor Jerry. Add ginger syrup, apple juice and fresh lemon juice. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled highball glass and fill with ice. Top with soda water and garnish with candied ginger.

 Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is a Caribbean Rum blended with 100% natural spices and flavors.

Ancho Verde Margarita

1 part Milagro Silver Tequila

1 part Ancho Reyes Verde

1 part Fresh Lime Juice

1/3 part Agave Nectar

Add all ingredients to a shaker, add ice, shake hard and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass with half its rim salted. Garnish with a lime wheel.

 

Dances With the Wolves

2 parts Montelobos Mezcal

1 part Lime juice

¾ part Pineapple gum

2 parts Sparkling water

Dehydrated pineapple slice and hoja santa leaf for garnish

Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake. Strain over fresh ice cubes in a stemless wineglass. Top with soda. Garnish with pineapple slice and hoja santa leaf

Drambuie’s Frozen Sangria

3 parts Drambuie

1 ½ parts Q Soda

1 part Triple sec

1 Cup White Wine (Chardonnay is perfect)

1 part OJ

1 part Fresh Lime Juice

1 part Honey

2 cups Frozen Berries

10 Dashes Cherry Bitters

Add all Ingredients to a Blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with skewered berries with basil sprig. 

Drambuie is made from a delightful combination of scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs and spices.

 

Blood Orange Soda by Colleen Jeffers

1 part syrup*

5 parts Q Club Soda

Lime

Rub the inside of the glass with whatever herb you have on hand such as mint. Combine ingredient and stir. Finish with a hearty squeeze of fresh lime

*Syrup Recipe: Equal parts squeezed/strained blood orange juice with sugar in a blender. Blend on high just until combined.

 

Q Drinks creates various carbonated beverage with authentic ingredients, more carbonation, and much less sugar to perfectly complement the world’s finest spirits or drink on it’s own

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