MIxing It Up for Mother’s Day! Cocktails for Today, Mother’s Day + More!

It’s cocktail time. I don’t mean drink it immediately! (Not unless you are reading this and it’s 4:30 PM) It’s time to collect ingredients for your next batch or 3 of cocktails. I was seeking out recipes and someone from Truly Spiked & Sparkling sent me these recipes! They also included information on the brand and also about the newest flavors!! This is a great brand because it’s a flavored mixer that you can sip with or without alcohol!

A survey commissioned by Truly Spiked & Sparkling and conducted online by Harris Poll revealed that 45% of drinkers agreed that following a wellness routine makes it hard to be social because events often revolve around unhealthy food and drink.
Truly is a gluten-free, low-carb, borderline sugar-free, spiked sparkling water with only 100 calories, allowing you to sip without the guilt.

More Truly 101:

All flavors are gluten-free, 100 calories, 2 grams of carbs, 1 gram of sugar, and 5% ABV – the lowest calorie, sugar, and carb level spiked seltzer on the market
– Available in five flavors:
o Lemon & Yuzu – bright citrusy character and juicy tartness (NEW TODAY!)
o Colima Lime – slight tartness with a crisp but subtle sweetness
o Grapefruit & Pomelo – sweet, fresh aroma with slightly sweet and tangy notes
o Pomegranate – clean, crisp and refreshing with a hint of juicy pomegranate
o Sicilian Blood Orange – light citrus sweetness that mingles with the crisp taste of sparkling water
No artificial flavors or sweeteners
– Available nationwide via packs of six 12-ounce bottles (or cans) for an SRP of $9.99 -$10.99. (All prices vary by location)

As drinkers are constantly seeking lower-calorie alcohol options, Truly Spiked & Sparkling would be a natural fit for any stories pegged to spring/summer/warmer weather, healthier beverage choices, go-to post-workout beverages, and more. I also have a huge database of healthier spiked seltzer recipes, perfect for any upcoming cocktail round-ups.

Truly Bitter

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Ingredients:
5 oz. Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo
½ oz. Campari
½ oz. Cointreau
Juice from 1 lemon or orange wedge
Orange or grapefruit wedge or twist for garnish

Directions:
Combine ½ oz. Campari, ½ oz. Cointreau and juice from 1 lemon or orange wedge in a rocks glass over single large ice cube.
Top off with Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo.
Add orange or grapefruit wedge or twist for garnish.
NOTE: Use gin instead of Cointreau for a cool spin on a classic Negroni

 

Truly Sangria

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Ingredients:
6 oz. Truly Spiked & Sparkling Pomegranate
2 oz. Red wine
1 oz. Brandy
1 oz. Raspberry flavoring
Assorted citrus (oranges, etc.) and berries (raspberries, etc.)
Squeeze of orange and lime wedges

Directions:
In advance, soak fruit in brandy.
Combine 6 oz. Truly Spiked & Sparkling Pomegranate and 2 oz. red wine in a red wine glass over ice and brandy-soaked fruit
Garnish with orange slice
NOTE: To make batch sangria, use 3:1 ratio of Truly to red wine.

 

Truly Moscow Mule

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Ingredients:
6 oz.< strong>Truly Spiked & Sparkling Colima Lime
1 oz. Vodka
2 oz. Ginger beer
Fresh squeezed lime
Lime slices for garnish

Directions:
Combine 1 oz. vodka juice, 2 oz ginger beer, and lime juice in a copper mug over ice.
Top off with Truly Spiked & Sparkling Colima Lime
Add lime wedge for garnish.

Now you have some interesting cocktails you can make for today or for Mother’s Day. Maybe you should buy enough to do both with a little extra for next weekend.

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

 

 

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Digital and social media pioneer and visionary meets disruptive innovator with a passion for topics and conversations that reveal insight into the So. California lifestyle. LA-Story.com appeals to a global audience (from Asia to Africa; Middle East to Europe, No. America to Latin America) in variety of topics and sectors: style (beauty and fashion), health & fitness, entertainment (movies, TV, books, music and more) ; food, beverages & spirits; IT Security + tech , travel, special events (red carpet to green carpet) I am known for interviews ( podcasts , textual and video conversations) with notables, celebrities and companies about interesting products & brands; profiles about places that reflect the So. CA vision and special events (Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys & other events that illustrate celebrity , athletes and home-town "stars" lifestyle and initiatives.) that illuminate the insider's perspective of So. California's lifestyle . Learn what's hot in Los Angeles, NYC, MIami and stops closer to home that make this blog a must-read because the voice, attitude, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for consumers to earn what makes a brand, initiative or product unique - whether, food, fashion or finance (or any other topic "on the table") With 15+ Years online launching websites, online magazines, forums, products & brands, my voice, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for me to share what the online audience and consumers alike want to learn- how to shop, live and reflect the lifestyle they wish to emulate. Need to leverage digital and social media space? Reach out to me!

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