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Vote to Win in the Cascade Ice Creations Contest

by Cascade Ice on April 10, 2014

Get ready for a treat, Cascade Ice fans! Our #CascadeIceCreations contest has begun. Four of our favorite bloggers submitted original drink recipes they created using Cascade Ice and now it’s up to you to decide whose is the best. Now through April 21, you have a chance to WIN one of five free case of Cascade Ice when you vote for your favorite drink recipe!

Check out the four delicious recipes below, then VOTE HERE and enter to win. Share the contest with your friends for extra entries!

Blue Water Berry Splash Photo for PinterestBlue Water Berry Splash

Submitted by melissaAnne COLORS

Step 1. Place fresh blueberries and tap water in ice cube trays and freeze overnight.

Step 2. Rim a tall cocktail glass with lavender sea salt.

Step 3. Fill glass with blueberry ice cubes and Cascade Ice Blueberry Watermelon.

Step 4. Add vodka and a splash of strawberry liquor.

Step 5. Stir gently. For an added luxury, add fresh lavender blooms to garnish.

 

Pink Grapefruit Spritzer Photo for PinterestPink Grapefruit Spritzer

Submitted by Eating Chalk

Step 1: Pour 5oz of ruby red grapefruit juice and 2T fat-free sweetened condensed milk into glass and whisk to combine.

Step 2. Fill the rest of the glass with Cascade Ice Pink Grapefruit.

Step 3: Stir, and serve with a straw for a sunny-day treat!

 Coconut Cooler Photo for PinterestCoconut Cooler

Submitted by The {something} Project

Step 1. Add 2 parts Cascade Ice Coconut to 1 part spiced rum.

Step 2: Add 1 large scoop of coconut gelato.

Step 3: Garnish with assorted fruit, like pear and pineapple.

 

 

 

Sparkling Spring Slushy Photo for Pinterest

Sparkling Spring Slushy

Submitted by The Jackson Five Family Blog

Step 1: In a blender, add 1 cup Cascade Ice Strawberry Banana, 2 cups ice, 1 cup fresh strawberries, 1/2 of a freshly squeezed lime.

Step 2: Pulse the mixture until you have a nice ‘slushy’ consistency.

Step 3: Pour into fancy cups and garnish with leftover limes!

 

 

 

 

 


Oscar Cocktails for Guilt-Free Sipping

by Cascade Ice on February 27, 2014

Watching the Academy Awards isn’t the same without a glam cocktail!  We put together some festive drink recipes you can mix up and enjoy during the ceremony, guilt-free. Even if your favorite celebrities don’t go home with an Oscar, Cascade Ice’s zero-calorie waters can help you make the most of the star-studded night.

Cascade Ice Golden Statuette Spritzer

Start the night off with a refreshing Golden Statuette Spritzer. Pour 3oz of chilled champagne into your glass and add 2oz of Cascade Ice’s Zero-Calorie McIntosh Apple. Garnish the glass with some apple slices to sip away!

Black Raspberry Punch

Turn up the glam factor with a Red Carpentini! Mix together 3oz of Cascade Ice Zero-Calorie Huckleberry Blackberry, 1.5oz of gin, a dash of orange liqueur and some crushed ice. Pour the cocktail into your glass and garnish with some fresh berries for a fruity kick! 

Cascade Ice Independent Spirit

Have your own award show after party with an Independent Spirit. Begin with 6oz of Cascade Ice Zero-Calorie Strawberry Lemonade. Mix in 2.5oz of Limoncello and a touch of honey. Slice some oranges to garnish and enjoy!

Make sure to check out our Where to Buy Map so you can stock up on Cascade Ice before the Oscars on Sunday night. Happy sipping!

 


Cheers to the Winter Olympics with Festive Drink Recipes

by Cascade Ice on February 20, 2014

As the XXII Olympic Winter Games come to a close, make sure you have one last hurrah for Team USA and their accomplishments! Get some friends together, kick back, and salute all the athletes with some tasty, festive drink recipes inspired by Cascade Ice.

 

The Gold MedalGold Medal

  • 1 oz Peach Mango Cascade Ice
  • ¾ oz Cointreau
  • 2 oz rum
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • Top off the drink with ¾ oz of Cointreau

Combine the Cointreau, rum, Peach Mango Cascade Ice, and lemon juice together in a cocktail shaker. Stir and then strain into a glass. Salute to the gold medal winners! 

 

Olympic FlameOlympic Flame

  • 1 oz Pomegranate Berry Cascade Ice
  • 3 oz cherry-flavored vodka
  • ½ oz triple sec
  • Splash of fresh lime juice
  • Pineapple garnish

Combine the vodka, triple sec, and Pomegranate Berry Cascade Ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a tall glass, garnish with a pineapple wedge and enjoy!

 

 

Russian Treasure Mocktail_Raspberry_Treasure

  • 1/2 oz Black Raspberry Cascade Ice
  • 2 oz half & half
  • 1/2 oz chocolate syrup
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry
Simply pour all ingredients over ice in an Old Fashioned glass and garnish with maraschino cherry. For something extra delicious, trade out the half & half for extra rich and luscious chocolate milk. Yum!

 

Have fun and enjoy!


Celebrate Valentine’s Day with These Delicious Recipes!

by Cascade Ice on February 6, 2014

Have you thought about what you’ll be making for your honey this Valentine’s Day? Let Cascade Ice help with some delicious, romantic (and guilt-free) cocktails that will make your date say yum!

Valentines Day Cocktail

Love Potion Pizzazz

  • 2 oz. Cascade Ice Pomegranate Berry
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • Garnish of cherries
  • Ice
  • Garnish of orange (optional)

To mix up the irresistible potion, mix 2oz of Cascade Ice’s Pomegranate Berry with 1oz of vodka. Add a garnish of fresh cherries and you’re ready to go!

Passion Pucker-Up Cocktail

  • 3 oz. Cascade Ice Black Raspberry
  • 1.5 oz. tequila
  • Lime
  • Raspberries
  • Orange wedge
  • Ice

Valentines Day

Mix up this tantalizing drink by pouring 1.5oz of tequila and 3oz of Cascade Ice Black Raspberry over crushed ice into your mixer. Next, add the juice of a lime wedge and a handful of raspberries. Garnish the cocktail with an orange wedge and you’re ready to serve!

Blushing Sparkler

Pink Valentines

  • 4 oz. Cascade Ice Pink Grapefruit
  • 10 oz. whipped vodka
  • Lemon
  • Ice

Mix 1oz of whipped vodka, 4oz of Cascade Ice Pink Grapefruit, the juice of a lemon wedge and a handful of ice in a mixer. Pour the cocktail into a chilled glass and garnish with lemon wedges.

Pomegranate Berry Martini 

Pomegranate Berry Martini

  • 2 oz. citrus vodka
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ oz. Cascade Ice Pomegranate Berry
  • 1 oz. simple syrup

If your day needs a little something special, try this Pomegranate Berry Martini! Shake all the ingredients well in a martini shaker full of ice, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel and serve!

Looking for more Valentine’s Day date ideas? Check out our Valentine’s Pinterest board for tons of inspiration!