Labor Day Celebration Roundup

I love Labor Day in September. It signals the start of a new school year, the beginning of fall, the start of my favorite time of the year. The bonfires, the cool temperatures, the comfort foods on a chilly day, the tailgating parties, the kickoff to football season – the fun just keeps rolling out!

Now, y’all know I love my Sparkling Ice cocktails so here are a few that you can whip up really quick and kick back and enjoy the rest of your Labor Day weekend!

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

Equipment

  • Twinings of London Pure Green Tea Bags, 50 Count (Pack of 6)
  • Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade 17 fluid ounce bottles (Pack of 12)
  • Italian Highball Glasses [Set of 6] | 13 Ounce Glasses

Ingredients

  • 2 Cucumber Slices
  • 2 oz. Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade
  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Brewed Green Tea Chilled
  • ½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Lemonade Sparkling Ice

Instructions

  • In a chilled highball glass, muddle the cucumber then add the vodka, green tea, and lemon juice.
  • Fill the glass halfway with ice and float with Lemonade Sparkling Ice

Sparkling Raspberry

Equipment

  • Sphere Ice Mold & Big Ice Cube Trays – Reusable & BPA Free (Various Colors)
  • Sparkling Ice Grape Raspberry 17 Fl Oz Bottles (Pack Of 12)
  • Swoon Zero Sugar Simple Syrup | Liquid Sugar Substitute | Sweetness From Monk Fruit | Sugar-Free, Keto-Friendly, Zero Carbs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 tsp. simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Sparkling Ice Grape Raspberry
  • Raspberry Ice Cubes for garnish

Instructions

  • Make your raspberry ice cubes ahead of time and set aside
  • In a cocktail shaker, add vanilla vodka, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice and shake well
  • Strain over raspberry ice cubes and add Sparkling Ice Grape Raspberry

Peach Sangria

Ingredients

  • 1 peach sliced
  • ½ orange sliced
  • ¾ cup peach brandy
  • 1 bottle white wine chilled
  • 4 cups Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade

Instructions

  • Place peaches, oranges, cranberries and brandy in a pitcher then lightly muddle.
  • Add wine and Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade and stir.
  • Serve over ice and garnish with a peach slice.

Ginger Jello Shots

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. Sparkling Ice Ginger Lime
  • 10 limes
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 2 packages unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tbsp. chopped mint

Instructions

  • Cut the limes in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, set to the side.
  • In a saucepan, add Sparkling Ice Ginger Lime, sprinkle gelatin over and allow to sit for 2 minutes.
  • Place over low heat and stir until dissolved, about 5 min.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vodka and mint. 
  • Pour mixture into lime halves and place into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until set.
  • Cut limes in half to serve and enjoy!

Paloma Popsicle

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar granulated
  • 1 cup Sparkling Ice Pink Grapefruit
  • 1 tbsp. Grapefruit Zest
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice
  • 1/3 cup Tequila
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and Pink Grapefruit Sparkling Ice.
  • Stir until sugar dissolves and remove from heat.
  • Pour into a large bowl and add zest, lime juice, tequila, and salt.
  • Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze overnight.

Enjoy and remember – drink responsibly!

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