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Show Your Pride with Essentia Cocktails

by Audrey Lee

Jun 18, 2021

Courtesy of Essentia water

LGBTQ+

Pride Month is in full swing and to celebrate the community, make a colorful cocktail everyone will enjoy. These colorful ingredients will get the party started during Pride or any time of the year. Start this recipe the night before to create the rainbow ice cubes.

 

The Rainbow Rumba Recipe

 

Drink ingredients:

1.5 ounces tequila, vodka or gin

0.5 ounce coconut rum or liqueur

0.75 ounce simple syrup

1 ounce lime juice

3 ounces Essentia water

2 dashes cardamom bitters

 

Combine all ingredients into a shaker or small carafe. Pour over rainbow ice cubes (recipe below) and garnish with a lemon.

 

Rainbow Ice Cubes:

 

Red

2 bags of hibiscus tea

1L Essentia water

 

Steep the tea bags in water at room temperature for five minutes. Remove bags and pour the liquid into silicone ice cube trays. Freeze overnight.

 

Violet

1/4 cup loose butterfly pea flowers

1L Essentia water

 

Steep flowers in room temperature water for five minutes. Strain the loose flowers from the liquid and pour into ice cube tray. Freeze.

 

Yellow

0.5L orange juice

0.5L Essentia water

 

Mix juice with water until fully combined. Pour into ice cube try and freeze until frozen.

 

Green

4 large cucumbers, cubed with peels on

1L Essentia water

Blend the cucumbers and water until smooth. Using a mesh strainer or cheese cloth, remove the pulp from the liquid. Freeze the liquid in an ice cube tray.

Harvey Milkshake

Courtesy of Essentia Water

 

The Harvey Milkshake

 

Drink ingredients:

  • 5 ounces vodka
  • 5 ounce Crème de Cacao liqueur or Kahlua
  • 5 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces Essentia Cold Brew Coffee (recipe below)
  • 1 ounce Essentia Almond Milk (recipe below)
  • 5–7 ice cubes

 

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into tall glass and garnish with rainbow sprinkles and a cherry.

 

Essentia Almond Milk

1 cup almonds, soaked overnight

3 cups Essentia water

 

Combine soaked almonds and water in a blender on high until smooth. Strain the liquid of any lumps.

 

Essentia Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew concentrate of your choosing

Essentia water

 

Mix one part concentrate with two parts water.

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