Cocktails are popular right now, but you don’t need to spend a ton of money on liquor to embrace the cocktail craze. There are some great ready-made canned cocktails out there and all you have to do is open the can and add some flourishes like ice, fruit, and ginger.
So let’s check a few of the best-canned cocktails out there and find out how to take them to the next level.
High Noon Vodka Soda with Watermelon
If you want to create the perfect cocktail for a hot summer’s day this one ticks all the right boxes. Add some fresh watermelon slices and fresh basil leaves to the canned cocktail (vodka soda), add ice, and stir. This is a fantastic long drink that tastes great and packs a punch. For added flavor try adding some crystallized ginger.
Boulevard Fling Orange Vodka Soda
Vodka Soda is always a popular base for a cocktail, and many canned cocktails companies provide vodka soda in can form. To turn it into a spectacular cocktail, just add some orange peel, a sprig of rosemary and a couple of slices of crystallized ginger and serve in a long drink over ice.
Ginger Vodka and Orange Cocktail
Who doesn’t love a Screwdriver! This popular vodka and orange cocktail is available as a canned cocktail, and to pep it up a bit why not add crystallized ginger?
Old Fashioned Whisky Cocktail
This is a traditional whisky cocktail that contains bitters and soda water and is a popular flavor for canned cocktails. To turn it into a fantastic cocktail, just add fresh orange peel and a few slices of crystallized ginger. This traditional warming cocktail will warm the cockles of your heart and energize your taste buds.
Gin in a Tin
Gin and tonic are some of the most popular canned cocktail flavors. There are loads of companies producing these instant drink classics such as Cutwater, and they are perfect for adding a few extras in order to make them into cocktails. Try adding ginger to create a gin and ginger cocktail, add ice and slice and you are good to go.
If you are making cocktails out of canned cocktails you will need some additional ingredients for garnishing. Ice and orange peel are essential, lemon peel or other fruits such as watermelon are great and additional flavorings such as crystallized ginger will add a whole new dimension.
Now Foods Organic Crystallized Ginger Slices are ideal for baking, snacking, and adding to cocktails. NOW Foods is a health food and supplement company known for producing 100% organic produce, and their crystallized ginger is just perfect for adding flavor and depth to the taste of your canned cocktails.