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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Meet Me At The Mistletoe Cocktail | Sierra Mist Natural

Sierra Mist Mixologists have come up with some Holiday Cocktail Concoctions.  They've asked some bloggers to sample them - tough job, right?!  My favorite was the "Meet Me At The Mistletoe" - a berry vodka drink with fresh lime & basil.  Instead of garnishing with a basil leaf, I used a sprig of rosemary - I love how "Holiday" it looks!

Sierra Mist Natural is a great shortcut for cocktails that call for a simple syrup... it was one of my secrets as a caterer.  It is different than other sweet sodas because like real simple syrup (that is reduced sugar and water), it is made with real sugar, no artificial ingredients, 100% natural flavoring - and I love the fizz that it adds to my cocktails.

“Which Sierra Mist Natural cocktail/mocktail would you like to try?” 

Meet Me At The Mistletoe Cocktail
with Sierra Mist Natural

Ingredients:
• 2 oz. Sierra Mist Natural
• 1 ½ oz. Raspberry Vodka
• 3 Leaves fresh basil
• ½ oz. Fresh lime juice
• 1 oz. Blueberry juice
Directions:
1. In a glass, muddle two basil leaves and lime juice, then add to shaker
filled with ice
2. Add raspberry vodka and blueberry juice to the shaker; shake well and
strain into a martini glass
3. Top with Sierra Mist Natural
4. Garnish with a basil leaf for decoration (optional) - I decided to use a sprig of rosemary instead of basil




Meet Me At The Mist-letoe...Martini (Mocktail)

Ingredients:
• 2 oz. Sierra Mist Natural
• 1 ½ oz. Raspberry juice
• 3 Leaves fresh basil
• ½ oz. Fresh lime juice
• 1 oz. Blueberry juice
Directions:
1. In a glass, muddle two basil leaves and lime juice, then add to a shaker
filled with ice
2. Add raspberry and blueberry juice to the shaker; shake well and strain
into a martini glass
3. Top with Sierra Mist Natural
4. Garnish with a basil leaf for decoration (optional)

Frost Bite (Cocktail)
Ingredients:
• 3 oz. Sierra Mist Natural
• 1 oz. Blue Curacao
• 1 oz. Coconut Vodka
• Fresh mint
• 1 oz. Pineapple juice
• Fresh blueberries (optional)
Directions:
1. In a shaker filled with ice, mix coconut vodka and pineapple juice
2. Add blue curacao, fresh mint and blueberries (optional)
3. Shake all ingredients well and strain into a large glass filled with ice
4. Top with Sierra Mist Natural
5. Garnish with fresh blueberries for a holiday twist (optional)

Frost Bite Cocktail (Mocktail)

Ingredients:
· 3 oz. Sierra Mist Natural
· 2 oz. of White grape juice
· Fresh blueberries
· Fresh mint
· 1 oz. Pineapple juice
· 1 oz. lime juice

Directions:
1. In a shaker filled with ice, mix lime juice and pineapple juice
2. Add white grape juice, mint and blueberries
3. Shake all ingredients well and strain into a large glass filled with ice
4. Top with Sierra Mist Natural
5. Garnish with fresh blueberries for a holiday twist (optional)

If you like any of these drink ideas, "like" the Sierra Mist Natural Facebook page and check it out for more recipes from their Mixology page!  

*Sierra Mist provided me with compensation to include their product on my blog!

1 comment:

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