Cheers to Kombucha: 5 Cocktails to Try in 2019

Raise a glass to good health and ring in the New Year with these 5 Kombucha Cocktails! The fermentation process packs every glass of kombucha full of probiotics, creating a lighter, lower calorie brew that will leave you cheering into 2019. Enjoy these with or without alcohol!

Kombucha Mule

Moscow Mules are so 2018. Add a twist to a classic by replacing ginger beer with fresh, fizzy booch.

  • 1 ounce of vodka
  • 2 ounces of kombucha
  • 1/2 ounce of lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
  • 1 ounce of club soda

Shake up vodka, kombucha, lime, and syrup with ice until chilled. Strain into a glass with fresh ice and top with club soda. Stir gently. Serve with freshly sliced ginger and break out the copper mugs for your New Year's toast!

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Strawberry Fields Forever

This fruity refresher is pretty in pink and powerful in antioxidants. The perfect drink to ring in spring, pair with chocolate covered strawberries for a Valentine's treat.

  • ½ tsp pink peppercorns
  • 3 strawberries (fresh)
  • 1½ ounces Four Peel Gin
  • ¼ tsp agave nectar
  • A pinch of Himalayan pink salt
  • 4 ounces of lemon kombucha

Break out your cocktail shaker and crush up some peppercorns! Add in strawberries, using a muddler to blend. Next, throw in a splash of gin, a  touch of agave, salt and ice. Shake and strain over ice. Pour kombucha over your masterpiece and garnish with sliced strawberries and rose petals.

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Whiskey 2.0

A lighter take on a whiskey sour, this cocktail was made for appetizers and good company. Pair with a fruit and cheese platter for your New Year's soiree.

  • 1 1/2 ounces of bourbon
  • 2 ounces of kombucha (we recommend our Green Apple)
  • 1/2 ounce of lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce of simple syrup
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker and add ice. Shake until chilly and strain over fresh ice. Serve in mason jars for added character!

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Peachy Keen Sangria

Poolside days will be here before you know it! Start sending out summer vibes with ginger peach sangria for all. Simple and quick, this cocktail is a great last minute party pleaser for New Year's and beyond.

  • 1 bottle white wine of your choice
  • 1 1/2 cups of ginger kombucha
  • 1/4 cup Peach Schnapps
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries (fresh)
  • 1 handful mint leaves
  • 1 peach (sliced)

In a large pitcher, stir liquid ingredients until well combined. Add in strawberries, mint, and peach slices. Serve in your favorite glass!

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Kombucha, Spice, and Everything Nice

This seasonal brew is perfect for dinner parties, New Year's bonfires, and more! This cocktail requires a little extra work, but the finished brew is worth every sip.

  • 1 cup pitted and sliced plums (about 1 1/2 large plum or 5-6 small)
  • 1 cup sliced figs (about 5-6 figs)
  • 3 star anise pods
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp raw unpasteurized honey (substitute agave or maple syrup for a vegan option)
  • 4 ounces of vodka
  • 2 cups kombucha (unflavored)

In a small saucepan, gently simmer plums, figs, ginger, and star anise pods for 7-8 minutes. Fruit should be softened, but not congealed. Place in fridge to chill.

Once cooled, separate the anise pods from the mixture and transfer to a blender. Throw in a dash of honey and blend until finely pureed. Strain into a small bowl. Add ice cubes to four 8 ounce glasses and spoon 3 tablespoons of the mixture into each. Top with 1/2 cup of kombucha. Stir well. Decorate with thinly sliced strawberries and drink up!  

Looking for more ways to get creative with kombucha? Learn What To Pair With Kombucha At Your Next Dinner Party.