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Fruit-Infused Cocktails, 3 Ways

When you're feelin' fancy, an infused cocktail will take your summer drinking experience to the next level. Cool off with a refreshing mango and ginger, lemon and mint or berry spritz made better by fruit- and veggie-powered V8®! Sponsored by V8

Ingredients

Ginger Mango Rum Cocktail

  • 8 fl oz rum
  • 1/2 cup peeled and sliced ginger
  • 1 cup fresh sliced mango
  • V8 +Energy® Sparkling Orange Pineapple

Blueberry Strawberry Vodka Cocktail

  • 8 fl oz vodka
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • V8 +Energy® Pomegranate Blueberry

Lemon Mint Gin Cocktail

  • 8 fl oz gin
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • Few sprigs mint
  • V8 +HYDRATE® Strawberry Cucumber

Steps

Ginger Mango Rum Cocktail

  1. Pour the rum into a jar, then add the ginger and mango pieces. In a separate jar put the vodka, blueberries and strawberries, and in a third jar the gin, lemon and mint. Seal with a lid and leave to infuse for 24 hours.
  2. When ready to serve measure out 1.5 fl oz of the infused gin and pour into a tall glass filled with plenty of ice. Top up with 5 fl oz V8 +Energy Sparkling Orange Pineapple.

Blueberry Strawberry Vodka Cocktail

  1. Pour the vodka into a jar and add the blueberries and strawberries. Seal with a lid and leave to infuse for 24 hours.
  2. To make the vodka cocktail measure out 1.5 fl oz of the infused vodka and pour into a tall glass filled with plenty of ice. Top up with 5 fl oz V8 +Energy Pomegranate Blueberry and garnish with a cocktail stick threaded with blueberries.

Lemon Mint Gin Cocktail

  1. Add the lemon and mint to a jar and pour over gin. Seal with a lid and leave to infuse for 24 hours.
  2. To make the gin cocktail measure out 1.5 fl oz of the infused gin and pour into a tall glass filled with plenty of ice. Top up with 5 fl oz V8 +HYDRATE Strawberry Cucumber and garnish with a sprig of mint.