9 Hard Kombucha Cocktails You Have To Try

9 Hard Kombucha Cocktails You Have To Try

Hard kombucha and cocktails should be staples in every well-stocked home bar. Want to know what happens when you take these incredible drinks and mix them together? Nothing but magic.

That’s exactly how we would describe these nine cocktails that include our hard kombucha. The booch adds bright botanical flavors that elevate a cocktail and make it something truly special.

Skip the sugary soft drinks and too-sweet pre-made mixers and meet your new cocktail BFF: hard kombucha. Ditch the sugar with our zero-sugar, zero-carb handcrafted hard booch. Upgrade your cocktails with our wildly delicious kombuchas in a simple, no-fuss, flavorful package.

Check out these nine cocktail ideas to see why Flying Embers Hard Kombucha makes the perfect cocktail base any day of the week.

Spiked Grapefruit Thyme

What could be more refreshing than a blend of juicy citrus and a hint of aromatic thyme? Our Grapefruit Thyme Kombucha makes any hot summer day that much more refreshing. Boost the flavor profile of this fancy flavor with a shot of sunshiny citrus vodka and fresh thyme.

Pro Tip: Save a few untouched thyme sprigs and a sliver of grapefruit for a simple garnish with eye appeal.

  • 1 tbs fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tbs simple syrup (optional)
  • 1.5 fl oz citrus vodka
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 can Grapefruit Thyme Hard Kombucha to top
  • 1 grapefruit wedge and a sprig of thyme for garnish

Squeeze half your fresh grapefruit into a mixing glass and muddle it with the fresh thyme leaves and simple syrup. Top with the Grapefruit Thyme Hard Kombucha. Stir it together and garnish with a grapefruit wedge and a sprig of thyme for an extra fresh look.

Wild Berry Mint Cocktail

We automatically grab our muddlers whenever we hear berries and cocktails uttered in the same sentence. Capture the fresh, fruity taste of summer with every sip of this distinct cocktail. Hit up your local farmer’s market for in-season berries for the ultimate boost in berry flavor.

  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 tbs simple syrup (optional)
  • ¼ cup diced berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries)
  • 1.5 fl oz vodka
  • Wild Berry Hard Kombucha to top
  • 1 strawberry for garnish

Drop a few berries into your glass and muddle them with fresh mint leaves and optional simple syrup. Then, add your vodka and top with our Wild Berry Kombucha. Keep the top on a strawberry and slice through the middle, then place on the rim of your glass.

Cucumber Juniper Cooler

Cucumbers bring refreshing spring vibes, while juniper’s woodsy, piney taste screams “summer.” It’s a combination that’s a match made in heaven for our unique take on a classic gin and tonic.

A touch of rosemary emphasizes the botanical aspects of the gin and makes this a refreshing warm-weather drink you’ll add to your cocktail repertoire.

Add your gin to a highball glass with ice and top with Cucumber Juniper Hard Kombucha. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a cucumber wheel.

Orange Passion Mimosa, Taken Up a Notch

Some days require a more laid-back approach to your 5 o'clock cocktail. This mimosa is dressed to impress right from the start. Feel free to enjoy your refreshing mimosa straight out of the can, because we did the work for you on this one.

Strawberry Ginger Moscow Mule

Grab your copper mugs because we’re making mules. Go classic Moscow Mule with a splash of vodka, or use bourbon for an American Mule. Add an unexpected dose of flavor with the sweet notes of strawberry.

  • 2 strawberries, diced
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 1.5 fl oz of vodka or bourbon
  • Top with Ginger Hard Kombucha

Muddle strawberries in your cocktail shaker. Our secret ingredient? A dash of freshly ground black pepper. Shake with your liquor of choice and pour into your iconic copper mug. Top with Ginger Hard Kombucha to bring the signature tang.

Very Cherry Cocktail

Our Black Cherry Hard Kombucha has distinct fruity notes that gives this cocktail its irresistible flavor profile.

Drop in your black cherries, and add the vodka. Pour in the kombucha, give it a gentle stir, and garnish with a black cherry and lime slice.

Pineapple Chili Margarita

You’re hosting Taco Tuesday. This week, instead of breaking out the sugar-packed margarita mix, present your friends with a crafted Pineapple Chili Margarita. Talk about a fiesta.

Rim your margarita glasses with a combination of tajin for a kick of spice Pour in the tequila (or mezcal, if you prefer a smokier flavor) and top with Pineapple Chili Hard Kombucha for a slightly spicy margarita that goes down smooth.

Mango Coconut Spice Cocktail

We put the lime in the coconut for you. Fruity cocktail lovers, this one's for you. Get the spicy and sweet contrast you crave in one convenient cocktail.

  • Fresh lime juice for rim
  • Tajin for rim
  • 1 oz mango puree
  • Splash of pineapple juice
  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • Top with Mango Coconut Hard Kombucha

Rim your glass with tajin to round out all the sweetness in this drink. Shake the tequila with fresh mango purée and a splash of pineapple juice. Top it all off with our Mango Coconut Hard Kombucha for a visit to the tropics anytime, anywhere.

Bubbly and Fruit

Unexpected guests and short on time? Elevate any last-minute event with our Bubbly Hard Kombucha. It tastes so good, you might find it making a regular appearance at all your summer parties.

Chop your favorite fruit and add it to a bowl. This works especially well with berries, grapes, and orange slices. Cover them with our Bubbly Hard Kombucha and let the mixture sit in the refrigerator to soak overnight. When it’s time to serve, top with more Bubbly to add in the fizz.

Pro Tip: Freeze the fruit and use it instead of ice cubes.

Up Your Cocktail Game With Hard Kombucha

Every day is worth celebrating. These nine cocktails using our hard kombucha make it easy. Get all the flavor with our thoughtfully-made hard booch without the carb-laden, sugar-loaded mess found in the usual mixers. Get creative. Make these cocktails your own, and when you do, we’d love to hear about it.


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