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
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:
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.
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.
0.5L orange juice
0.5L Essentia water
Mix juice with water until fully combined. Pour into ice cube try and freeze until frozen.
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.
The Harvey Milkshake
- 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
Mix one part concentrate with two parts water.
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