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Drink Recipes Using Your Sparkling Water System

Bluedrop Water Team

June 28, 2022

Looking to use your new Bluedrop Sparkling Water System for a special drink?  Look no further to find some unique specialty drink ideas, using Bluedrop sparkling water. Here are 8 sparkling water cocktail recipes for you to try!



First served in the 1860s, the Americano was born in a bar in Milan, Italy.  Originally named “Milan-Torino”, the cocktail was renamed to its current-day name Americano sometime during the 20th century.  This basic recipe consists of a cup of sparkling water, and a quarter cup of Campari and Vermouth topped with ice.

Americano cocktail in a Campari glass



1 cup Bluedrop sparkling water

1/4 cup Campari

1/4 cup Vermouth

Garnish w/ an orange twist


Tom Collins

This cocktail was originally made in 1867, and consists of ¾ cup of lemon juice, ¼ cup of Old Tom gin with ice, one tablespoon of simple syrup, all with sparkling water with ice, and a lemon wedge.


cocktail with lemon and a cherryRecipe:

3/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup Old Tom gin w/ ice

1 tbsp simple syrup

Top with Bluedrop sparkling water

Garnish w/ a lemon wedge


High Ball

By far the simplest cocktail, The Highball involves one part sparkling water to one part whiskey.  This is a classic cocktail, famous all around the world for its simplicity, and amazing taste.

Highball drink



1 part Bluedrop sparkling water

1 part whiskey



Born in Havana Cuba, the mojito is a classic cocktail that has been made for years.  For this recipe you will need, 2 ounces of white rum, the juice of 1/2 a medium lime, 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of simple syrup, 5 mint leaves, and Bluedrop sparkling water to top it off!


mojito cocktail


2 ounces white rum

lime juice (1/2 lime)

1 1/2 tbsp simple syrup

5 mint leaves

Top with Bluedrop sparkling water


Gin Rickey

Dating back to the 1880s, the Gin Rickey is named after Colonel Joe Rickey, and simple recipe that is sure to be delightful.  This recipe contains 2 ounces of gin, 0.5 ounces of juiced lime, topped with sparkling water, and garnished with some lime wheels.


Gin Rickey


2 ounces gin

0.5 ounces lime juice

Top with Bluedrop sparkling water

Garnish w/ lime wheel


Ranch Water

Despite how the name may sound to one, this cocktail from Western Texas is full of flavor.  With 2 parts tequila and 1 part lime topped with sparkling water!

refreshing cocktail with a lime



2 parts tequila

1 part lime

Top with Bluedrop sparkling water




Based in Mexico, the Paloma is very similar to Ranch Water, however, it contains a special ingredient: grapefruit.  To make a Paloma, you will need 2 ounces of tequila, 1 ounce of grapefruit juice, a squeeze of lime juice, and topped with sparkling water!


paloma cocktailRecipe:

2 ounces tequila

1 ounce grapefruit juice

Lime juice (1/4 lime)

Top with Bluedrop sparkling water


Aperol Spritz

The modern version of the Spritz dates back to the early 1900s, and this version of it contains 3 ounces of sparkling white wine, 2 ounces of Aperol, and 1 ounce of sparkling water, garnished with an orange wheel.  This is a fantastic cocktail for a nice warm summer night!


2 aperol spritz cocktails


3 ounces sparkling white wine

2 ounces Aperol

1 ounce Bluedrop sparkling water

Garnish w/ an orange wheel


Those were 8 different cocktail recipes you can make with a Bluedrop Sparkling Water System.  From the western heat of Texas to the breathtaking landscapes of Italy, these cocktail recipes are a great way to include multiple cultural backgrounds in your restaurant or home bar. 

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A bottle of bluedrop water on a table in a Brenton hotel room.
Two people enjoying their food at a restaurant with a glass of bluedrop water on the table.

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