Country Tails

January 4, 2017

cocktail recipes that won't break your belt!

Trying to stick to that New Year's Resolution this January but craving a cocktail after a long day at work? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our low-calorie cocktail recipes that won't break your belt!

The ACV Bee's Knees

This cocktail contains no artificial sugars and is packed full of goodness due to its high ACV content. It's sure to scare off those winter colds too with its natural bacteria. 

To make:

  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 ounces of vodka
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme

Method: mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and fine strain into a martini glass. 

The ACV Bloody Mary 

This year the Bloody Mary is having a shake up. Kick start your digestive system with this fiery concoction and help stabilize blood sugar with the ACV and fresh tomato juice. 

To make: 

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz tomato juice
  • 1 heaping tablespoon tabasco
  • 1 heaping tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons horseradish (depending on how much heat you like)
  • juice of half a lime
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 lime wedge + 1 celery stalk + pickle to garnish

Method: Pour all ingredients over ice and stir. Garnish accordingly

Elegance in Cider 

This cocktail is so light and refreshing, you won't drink as much as you normally would! The ACV also packs an unexpected punch.

To make:

 
  • 1 part Williams elegant gin
  • 1/2 part honey
  • 1/4 part cider vinegar
  • 1/4 part lemon juice

method: Stir all ingredients over ice and serve with a slice of crunch apple.

The Skinny Chase 

This cocktail is reportedly a favourite of one glamorous celeb due to its ease and low calorie content.

To make:

  • 2 shots of Chase Vodka
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Dash of citrus bitters
  • soda water

Method: Pour all ingredients into a tumbler, fill with lots of ice and garnish with a lime wedge.

 

 

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