Onerous seltzer has reached its subsequent stage in world domination: The drink now has its personal cocktail-recipe guide.

“The Onerous Seltzer Cocktail Ebook: 55 Unofficial Recipes for White Claw Slushies, Actually Mixers, and Extra Spiked-Seltzer Drinks” (Ulysses Press) by Casie Vogel will likely be obtainable on bookstore cabinets on June 22. It’s crammed with concepts to take the fashionable drink to a brand new degree by pairing basic cocktails with new canned favorites.

Onerous-seltzer gross sales reached $2.7 billion 12 months over 12 months in June 2020, in line with Nielsen. It’s the fastest-growing class within the beverage world. Giants together with White Claw and Actually dominate, however small and native producers have began making their very own exhausting seltzer, too, together with Houston breweries Saint Arnold, Buffalo Bayou, Karbach and Pearland’s Bakfish.

“The Onerous Seltzer Cocktail Ebook” begins with a complete introduction to what exhausting seltzer is, which liquors and instruments to have readily available in your house bar and highlights advisable fruits and garnishes. The recipes are divided into 4 chapters in line with temper and event: Boozy Brunch, Summer season Slushies, Stylish Classics and Pregame & Celebration.

To whet your whistle, listed below are two cocktail recipes — for an Aperol Spritz-o-Clock and a Watermelon Sugar Slushy — excerpted from the guide.

By Casie Vogel

Ulysses Press

144 pages, $19.95

Recipe: Aperol Spritz-o-Clock

Recipe: Watermelon Sugar Slushy


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