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Counting Calories? Try These Summer Cocktails

May 22, 2012 11:08AM ● Published by Erin Frisch

Summer Lovin

Summertime means warm weather, pool side parties, cookouts and an array of delicious beverages.  Many calorie-loaded cocktails can leave you feeling bloated, which is the last thing you want to feel while wearing your favorite bikini! Slash the calories and enjoy delicious and refreshing Slim and Sparkling™ Summer Cocktails from Sparkling ICE.

Sparkling Ice can be used to make quick and easy cocktails for any occasion. This beverage retails anywhere from $12.00-$15.00/12 pack, which makes entertaining a large crowd extremely affordable. Sparkling Ice’s collection includes delicious flavors including Coconut Pineapple, Lemon Lime, Kiwi Strawberry, Lemonade, Orange Mango, Pomegranate Berry, Pink Grapefruit, and Black Raspberry.

Here are some tasty cocktail ideas to kickoff bikini season:

Summer Lovin'

  • 1oz Pineapple rum
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1oz Pineapple Juice
  • Finish with Grapefruit ICE
  • Stir gently and garnish with lime
Firecracker

Firecracker

  • 1 oz. Makers Mark Bourbon
  • ½ oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 2 Bourbon Cherries
  • Top off with Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE
  • Stir gently and garnish with blackberries
Lemon Lime Margarita

Lemon Lime Margarita

  • 3 oz Lemon Lime Sparkling ICE
  • 1oz Tequila
  • Splash of Triple Sec
  • Fresh Squeezed Lime
  • Shake and pour into a chilled rocks glass rimmed in salt
Tropical Sunset

Tropical Sunset

  • 1 oz Herradura Silver Tequila
  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • Lime wedge muddled
  • Topped with Orange Mango Sparkling ICE
  • Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass
Island Time

Island Time

  • 1 oz. Mango Rum, 1oz Pineapple rum
  • Splash of Pineapple juice
  • 3 oz Pineapple Coconut Sparkling ICE
  • Topped with 1oz of Grand Mariner
  • Serve in a chilled martini glass with a pineapple chuck
For more great ideas on cocktails please visit www.sparklingice.com.

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