5 Kombucha Cocktails Perfect for Summer Sipping

5 Kombucha Cocktails Perfect for Summer Sipping

Summer is here, which means it’s high time for a roundup of our favourite things: sunshine and a bountiful garden are a given, but how about the glory of flooring your friends and family with kombucha-inspired mocktails and cocktails?

We love a bumping backyard barbeque, but we love cool, crisp kombucha from Wild Tea Kombucha even more. We asked our team to come up with some delicious kombucha cocktail recipes to liven up your summer, and they are sure to please! Try them at your next barbeque, fire, or picnic for a refreshing pick-me-up.

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Chamomile Blue Passionflower Gin Fizz

This fruity and floral gin fizz is made with chamomile blue passionflower kombucha from Wild Tea Kombucha.

Level: Easy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 oz gin
  • ½ oz orange liqueur
  • 2 oz WTK Chamomile Blue Passionflower Kombucha
  • 2 oz soda
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • ¾ cup of ice
  • Method

    1. Combine gin, orange liqueur and lemon juice with ½ cup of ice in shaker.

    2. Shake and pour over leftover ice.

    Tip: if you’re missing a shaker, you can use a mason jar! Just position the inner lid when pouring so only the liquid comes out.

    3. Pour 2 oz of WTK Chamomile Blue Passionflower Kombucha into glass.

    4. Top with 2 oz of soda and additional lemon juice to taste (we like ours extra citrusy).

    5. Garnish with lemon twist, sip and enjoy!


    Blended Strawberry & Blood Orange Margarita

    This twist on a classic margarita features Blood Orange Jasmine kombucha from Wild Tea Kombucha

    Level: Easy

    Prep time: 5 minutes

    Serves: 1

    Ingredients

  • 2 oz gin (or tequila, if you prefer)
  • 6 oz WTK Blood Orange Jasmine Kombucha
  • 1/2 cup of ice (adjust to preferred thickness)
  • Optional: handful of fresh strawberries, basil
  • Method

    1. In a blender, add ½ cup of ice and 2 oz of your alcohol of choice - we are using gin, but you can also use tequila for a more traditional marg.

    2. Add 6 oz of WTK Blood Orange Jasmine Kombucha.

    3. Adding a handful of fresh strawberries before blending is a game changer, but you can also use whatever fruit you have.

    4. Add a few leaves of fresh basil (optional).

    5. Pulse blender until smooth. Don’t run the blender at full speed, as the kombucha will fizz over top. Sip and enjoy this refreshing twist on a marg!


    Hibiscus Ginger Mocktail

    This refreshing Hibiscus Ginger Mocktail can be made with dried hibiscus petals and Wild Ginger Kombucha.

    Level: Easy

    Prep time: 45 minutes

    Serves: 2

    Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp dried hibiscus flower petals
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 cans WTK Wild Ginger Kombucha (available at Bite in Inglewood)
  • Method

    1. Scoop 2 tbsp of dried hibiscus petals into a 1 L mason jar.

    2. Add 1 tbsp of honey to the jar, then pour two cans of Wild Ginger Kombucha over the mix.

    3. Gently stir the petals and honey a few times to incorporate the mix. Put a lid on your jar and let the mixture infuse for 45-50 minutes, stirring gently every 10 minutes.

    4. When the infusion is done, strain the mixture over ice and serve!


    Elderberry Pineapple Iced Tea Sour

    This twist on a classic cocktail sour features Pineapple Iced Tea Kombucha from Wild Tea Kombucha.

    Level: Intermediate

    Prep time: 45 minutes

    Serves: 2

    Ingredients

  • ½ cup elderberries
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ cups WTK Pineapple Iced Tea Kombucha
  • 1 lemon
  • Method

    1. To make elderberry concentrate, bring ½ cup of elderberries with 1½ cups of water to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and use a potato masher to release those sweet, sweet elderberry juices. Simmer for 30 min.

    2. When your syrup has simmered, strain into a bowl to cool.

    3. Slice your lemon in half and juice one half into a shaker. Add 1 oz of elderberry syrup with ice and shake.

    4. Pour over ice and top with 1 ½ cups of Pineapple Iced Tea Kombucha. Stir gently and enjoy!


    Elderflower Strawberry Frozé

    This refreshingly cold and sweet frozé is made with Strawberry Rosé Kombucha from Wild Tea Kombucha.

    Level: Intermediate-Experienced

    Prep time: 45 minutes

    Serves: 4-5

    Ingredients

    For syrup:
  • ½ cup elderflowers
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • For frozé: 1 cup ice
  • 3 ½ oz of lemon juice
  • 1 ½ cups of Strawberry Rosé Kombucha (available at Bite in Inglewood)
  • Method

    1. To make elderflower simple syrup, combine elderflowers, cane sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves.

    2, Simmer elderflower mixture for 1 minute, then remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 mins.

    3. Strain syrup into a sterilized glass jar to remove blossoms, then set aside to cool. Once syrup has cooled, combine 3 ½ oz of syrup with kombucha, lemon and ice in a blender.

    4. Pulse blender until smooth. Don’t run the blender at full speed, as the kombucha will fizz over top.

    5. Serve in a chilled mason jar and enjoy!

    Posted by Staff on 7/19/2021 to Promotions