Top it off: Spindrift Cocktails & Mocktails Volume I

Cocktails & Mocktails

While delicious in its natural state (straight from the can), Spindrift moonlights as an excellent mixer. Whether you’re looking for a new cocktail for you and your guests or you eschew spirits and want to create something non-alcoholic but fancy – there’s a Spindrift for that.

Here are a few of our recent concoctions that are employee-tested and approved for you to try. All of these can be replicated without the alcohol for an equally delicious beverage.


    Sparkling Maple Leaf

When you need something strong on a cool Fall (or Winter) night.

Sparkling Maple Leaf

Ingredients:
• 2oz your favorite bourbon
• 2 tsp real maple syrup
• Spindrift Lemon
• lemon peel
• cinnamon stick
• ice

Directions:
Fill a rocks glass with rocks. Add bourbon, maple syrup, and top with Spindrift Lemon. Garnish with cinnamon stick and lemon peel. Cheers!



Grapefruit Cucumber Gin Cocktail

This beautiful cocktail was created by Liz from Pumpkin & Peanut Butter in honor of Spring. As Liz said, “If you need a little pick-me-up to end your busy Monday or just want to welcome in spring (and cross your fingers it’s really here), this cocktail is your JAM!

Grapefruit Cucumber Gin Cocktail

Ingredients:
• 1.5oz gin of choice
• 2-3oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
• 4-6oz Spindrift Cucumber
• 3-4 cucumber slices, thinly sliced
• 1/2 grapefruit slice, thinly sliced
• 1 sprig of rosemary
• ice

Directions:

Fill a small cocktail glass with ice. Add 1 shot of gin (1.5 ounces), 2-3 ounces of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, and finish it off with 4-6 ounces of cucumber seltzer. Garnish with 3-4 slices of cucumber, 1/2 slice of grapefruit, and 1 small sprig of rosemary. Enjoy!



Lemon Basil Fennel

A lemony mocktail with a hint of herbs.

Lemon Basil Fennel


Ingredients:

• 4 oz Spindrift Lemon
• 2 tsp fennel (macerated)
• 5 basil leaves
• 1 oz fennel simple syrup (simple syrup boiled with chopped fennel)
• ½ oz fresh squeezed lemon juice

Directions:
Shake over 2/3 cup of ice, add another little splash of Spindrift Lemon, garnish with a lemon slice.

*Optional add: 1.5oz vodka



Fresh Raspberry Lime Margarita

A fresh take on your favorite margarita. (Real fruit tastes better.)

Fresh Raspberry Lime Margarita

Ingredients:
• 1oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
• several fresh or frozen raspberries
• 1oz triple sec
• Spindrift Raspberry Lime
• 2oz your favorite tequila
• crushed ice
• flaky salt

Directions:
Shake lime juice, triple sec, & tequila over ice. Pour over crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Top with Spindrift Raspberry Lime. Garnish with a lime wheel and raspberries.



Lucky Gin & Cucumber

A refreshing take on a gin & tonic. With lots of fresh mint and cucumber sparkling water in lieu of tonic.

Lucky Gin & Cucumber

Ingredients:
• fresh mint
• half of a lemon
• 1-2tsp honey
• Spindrift Cucumber
• your favorite gin
• ice
• cucumber slice into rounds

Directions:
Muddle mint, honey, and lemon juice in a shaker. Add 1 part Spindrift and 1 part gin. Shake with ice. Pour over fresh ice. Garnish with cucumber rounds and mint sprig. Enjoy!