I would just like to note that it is currently snowing in 47 of the 48 contiguous states in America right now. If you count Alaska, that makes 49. Here in Florida, the only non-snow-laden locale on the mainland, it is 72 degrees with a gentle breeze. Chances are if you are reading this right now, you need a little taste of south Florida in your life with a splash of Trop50 juice beverage. Here’s the perfect cocktail that is fresh, simple, and can transport you to summertime. It’s a variation of a traditional Bourbon Smash with a Florida twist that will leave you feeling both a little tropical with a hint of warmth…and it pairs perfectly with your new year’s resolutions!
Yes, your new year’s resolution! Did you make a goal to make better choices in the new year or create a healthier life? The key ingredient in this cocktail is Trop50. With the goodness of orange juice and only half the calories and sugar, it helps you pursue your goals in the new year! Trop50 offers the great-tasting goodness of orange juice with 50% less sugar and calories and is squeezed from fresh oranges, provides 100% of your vitamin C needs and has no artificial sweetener. Each 8-oz. glass has 100% of your day’s vitamin C and is a good source of potassium – with no artificial sweeteners.
To mix up your own happy hour treat, pair your favorite whiskey with fresh mint, limes, and use a whiskey tumbler! We also used JUMBO ice cubes that we created with a fun mold we found.
Fresh mint is key to this pairing since it offers a refreshing flavor that works in any season.
- 3 parts Trop50 (or your favorite orange juice)
- 1 Part Bourbon Whiskey
- 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
- 1 Tsp Key Lime Juice
- Mint Leaves
- In shaker, mix Bourbon and juices with ice.
- Using lime wedge, rim edge of whiskey tumbler and dip into sugar.
- Pour over large ice cube in tumbler.
- Garnish with mint, lime and orange slice.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 324Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 35mgCarbohydrates: 58gFiber: 4gSugar: 42gProtein: 3g
The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.
Ignore the snow and pretend you are enjoying your cocktail somewhere in the Dry Tortugas. Cheers! You may also like this Blood Orange Mimosa too.