Spike your sparkling water obsession and make the perfect summer cocktail

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LaCroix is known as “mom beer” because it’s tasty and fizzy and calorie-free — the perfect thing to drink in the evenings when everyone else is drinking high-calorie beers and you want something a little special that won’t wreck your diet.

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But if you actually want alcohol, here are a few ways to jazz up that water and your night.

Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Blackberry & Vanilla Bean Gin Spritzer:

  • 5-6 blackberries
  • 2 oz gin
  • 4 oz Berry LaCroix
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ vanilla bean

For the Lemon & Rosemary Gin Spritzer:

  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 2 oz gin
  • 2 oz Lemon LaCroix
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary + 1 for garnish

For the Mango Coconut Cooler Cocktail:

  • 1½ oz mango puree
  • ½ oz fresh orange or Mandarin juice
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 5 oz Coconut LaCroix

Find the full recipes on eHow.

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