Cocktails That Are Perfect For Labor Day Weekend

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Will you be entertaining guests this weekend or heading over to a friend's house to bid farewell to summer? Either way, you'll want to serve or take the cocktail that will become the talk of the party. I've got a few recipes to share today that feature Sparkling Ice, the naturally-made, zero sugar, zero calorie sparkling water brand. Sparkling Ice products make it super simple to make tasty cocktails that your guests will love!


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

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


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

1. Place peaches, oranges, cranberries and brandy in a pitcher then lightly muddle.
2. Add wine and Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade and stir.
3. Serve over ice and garnish with a peach slice (or use a frozen peach slide as an ice cube).


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

1. Cut the limes in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, set to the side.
2. In a saucepan, add Sparkling Ice Ginger Lime, sprinkle gelatin over and allow to sit for 2 minutes. 3. Place over low heat and stir until dissolved, about 5 min.
4. Remove from heat and stir in vodka and mint.
5. Pour mixture into lime halves and place into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until set.
6. Cut limes in half to serve and enjoy!


1/2 cup sugar (granulated)
1 cup Sparkling Ice Pink Grapefruit
1 tbsp. grapefruit zest
1/4 cup lime juice
1/3 cup tequila
Pinch of salt

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

All recipes appear courtesy of Sparkling Ice.

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