Who doesn’t love a fabulous summer cocktail on a hot summer day? There really is nothing more refreshing than an icy, flavor-packed beverage. So when Deep Eddy Vodka asked me to do a post featuring their all-natural flavored and low-calorie content spirits, I thought what a perfect opportunity! This cocktail, which they call the Ruby Slipper, makes the perfect drink for entertaining this summer. It’s sweet, yet spicy, and the best part is its only 165 calories.

Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka, is combined with muddled raspberries, a habanero clove, fresh watermelon juice, and club soda. Don’t forget to top with a basil leaf for garnish. Deep Eddy is perfect for women looking for all-natural flavors and low-calorie content in their spirits. One ounce of Deep Eddy Vodka is under 70 calories and it’s handcrafted with real fruits, premium juices, essential oils, natural sweetener and local honey. You can learn more about the flavors here.

This cocktail is simple to make and can be thrown together in a pinch, because summer entertaining should be simple and stress-free. So grab your friends, summer whites and celebrate summer, with Deep Eddy Vodka.

 

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Ingredients: 

2 oz Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka

4 raspberries

1 thin (de-seeded) habanero clove

½ oz fresh Watermelon juice (you can find this at high end groceries or juice yourself)

2 basil leaves

Splash of club soda

 

Directions:

1. Muddle raspberries and habanero clove.  Combine all ingredients, including 1 basil leaf, and shake vigorously with ice.  Strain over fresh ice.  Top with Club Soda and add basil leaf garnish.