Kombucha – Tea of Immortality: Enjoy a refreshing punch with the best Kombucha cocktail recipe
With growing health trends and Instagram-worthy foods and drinks becoming more prevalent in today’s culture, it’s no wonder that tried-and-true recipes that date back thousands of years years are gaining popularity. One of those that are currently in fashion is kombucha tea.
What is kombucha?
This tea is fermented mushroom (known as SCOBY) which is combined with sweet tea. The good news is that you don’t have to make it yourself, as it’s sold in bottles and cans at most grocery stores across the United States (like Roses Discount Store and Aldi), where you can buy it. Buy individually, in packs, and in a variety of flavors.
With that in mind, we wanted to share some fun cocktail ideas that will add some pizzazz to your next party.
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Well-known cocktails with a touch of kombucha
Since kombucha is fizzy, it’s the perfect addition to your standard margarita base. As you can find spicy watermelon, cherry berry, strawberry, lemony ginger and more, you can make more than one batch for everyone’s taste.
- The Moscow Mule
Anyone who loves a good cocktail will know the Moscow Mule. Since it has a spicy citrus flavor, adding ginger kombucha can elevate it even more.
There’s no better summer cocktail than sangria – and while adding an array of fresh fruit chunks can make your efforts more health-conscious, kombucha can go a step further. A citrus-based flavor will enhance the traditional taste for those who don’t want to deviate too much, but a multitude of different types of fruit will work wonders.
Gin and cocktails are a heavenly marriage. Why not try adding Raspberry Lemonade Kombucha to your regular raspberry gin fizz or a more obscure Floradora, Lime Kombucha to your Gimlet, and more?
- Blueberry Mojito
The mojitos are amazing just the way they are, but the addition of blueberries and kombucha makes for an amazing cocktail you won’t want to pass up.
- Porch Punch Cocktail
Nothing makes a party as fun as porch punch, so why not add some kombucha and fresh fruit to make it even more mouth-watering?
- pomegranate crush
It’s no secret that pomegranate and crushed mint leaves pair well with whiskey, but when you add kombucha to the mix, you get a fizzy, fun, and flavorful cocktail that will have you coming back for more.
- Strawberry Vodka Twist
Don’t just add strawberry kombucha to vodka for a classic cocktail, shake it up with a little citrus like lemon or lime to go from dull to fabulous. You can go in a different direction and create a berry explosion by also adding raspberry and blackberry kombucha.
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Non-alcoholic cocktails for everyone’s enjoyment
It’s not just alcoholic cocktails that can benefit from kombucha, several mocktails will also change your alcohol-free game.
All you will have to do is take your chosen kombucha flavor and add sparkling water. From there, traditional fresh fruit juices like orange can pack a punch, but don’t be afraid to branch out and opt for something a little more exotic like mango or grapefruit juice. .
Don’t forget to add a sweetener as well, an easy to dissolve option like simple syrup can make a big difference. For the best mocktails, toppings can be your best friend, so consider complementary flavors. Traditional options are lemon and lime slices and fresh herbs like mint and lemon balm, but remember that sliced jalapeno can add a hint of spice.
With so many flavor combinations for regular and virgin cocktails, you really can go to town for your next bowl of punch, a girls night out, or whenever a good drink is in order.
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