Summer is in the air, and with that comes refreshing drink suggestions from Rain Organics Vodka featuring its leading flavor combination Cucumber Lime.
Over the past year, Rain Organic’s Cucumber Lime vodka has experienced double-digit growth. “The flavored vodka category is up as a whole 19.7% on a 52-week basis, according to Nielsen data reports, and our Cucumber Lime is up more than that for the same period,” says Tracey Clapp, vodka brand manager. “It’s evident consumers are interested in trying new and unique taste combinations. Our Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Vodka offers exactly that type of discovery experience by delivering the delicious flavors of just-picked cucumbers with fresh squeezed limes. We are pleased to share these elegant and talk-worthy cocktails for you and your guests to enjoy this season.”
1¼ oz. Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Vodka
2 oz. Jumex Strawberry Nectar (available at grocery stores)
Splash of simple syrup
Squeeze of lime juice
Lime wheel and mint sprig, for garnish
Combine first four ingredients and finish with a splash of lemon-lime soda. Serve in a Collins glass with a lime wheel and a sprig of mint.
Rain Summertime Refresher
11/2 oz. Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Vodka
**Dash of fennel simple syrup
Lime wedge and fennel sprigs, for garnish
Place a cucumber slice at the bottom of a Collins glass and fill with ice. Add the Rain Organics Cucumber Lime Vodka, a dash of fennel simple syrup and finish with club soda. Stir gently. Garnish with a lime wedge and fresh fennel sprigs.
**To make fennel simple syrup:
Boil equal parts sugar to water and then simmer with fennel leaves.
For Bloody Mary enthusiasts, Rain Cucumber Lime adds certain brightness to an old favorite and a fun, unexpected culinary twist.
The Cucumber Lime Vodka from Rain is part of the Rain Organics family, including Honey Mango Melon and unflavored original. All of the vodkas are seven-times distilled, USDA certified organic and are packaged in a beautiful glass bottle with an enticing splash of color as the stopper.