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Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

Check out these four tasty ways to use açaí to spice up classic mocktails.

Unless you have been actively avoiding health trends, you have probably heard of the açaí berry. It is the fruit of the açaí palm native to South America and Trinidad. It is small and blueish-purple, closely resembling a blueberry. Here in the US, you will predominately find it in a powder or paste form and it’s been quite popular in recent years due to its delicious taste and myriad of health benefits. You may have seen it in juice flavorings, the popular juice bar dish the “açaí-bowl”, or even as a vodka flavor. Today we will be using it as a drink ingredient. Below are 4 tasty recipes for açaí-flavored mocktails (which can of course be turned into cocktails by adding your liquor of choice) featuring the all-natural and organic Açaí Roots Açaí Pome Blue Juice: a mixture of pomegranate, blueberry, and of course our new friend açaí.

Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

Course Mocktail
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 10 fresh blueberries
  • 5 ounces Açaí Roots’ Açaí Pome Blue Juice
  • 1 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • splash of club soda

Instructions
 

  • Muddle the mint and blueberries together in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the lime juice and Açaí Pome Blue and shake with ice.
  • Pour into a tall glass over ice and top with a splash of club soda and fresh mint sprig garnish.

Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

Course Mocktail
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

  • Sparkling Water optional - flavored
  • Açaí Pome Blue Juice
  • Strawberry to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Add equal parts sparkling water and Açaí Pome Blue into a champagne flute.
  • Add a strawberry to garnish and enjoy!

Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

Course Mocktail
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces Açaí Pome Blue Juice
  • 1 ounce freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice
  • Lemon Peel
  • Sugar

Instructions
 

  • Make a cut into the lemon wedge; run the cut along the edges of a martini glass and then place the wet rim into sugar to coat.
  • Add Açaí Pome Blue, lemon juice, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice.
  • Pour drink and serve immediately.

Açaí As A Drink Ingredient

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Course Mocktail
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

  • 6 cups ice
  • 4 ounces frozen strawberries
  • 3 ounces Açaí Roots’ Açaí Pome Blue Juice
  • ? cup freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ cup freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • a few splashes of club soda

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, combine ice and strawberries.
  • Add in lime juice, lemon juice, Açaí Pome Blue and club soda. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into festive glasses and serve.

 

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