7Up is an iconic brand that everybody loves. It is very versatile too, since not only is it refreshing to drink but it is also quite useful in making wild and fun useful everyday concoctions. 7Up is also used in a lot of ways other than gulping it down; some use it as a stain and grease remover, a coin polisher and even a plant and flower life extender.
It is also pretty useful in killing and preventing population of pests like slugs, snails and other pesky bugs. Of course, there are folk remedies that sues 7Up; they say that it can take care of your constipation and diarrhea, and at the same time ease a sore throat and lessen the pain from the sting of a jellyfish.
There is another way to make use of this extremely versatile beverage and that is its use as an ingredient in cocktails.
Here are a few new recipes that you can use to make your dates or gatherings much more memorable.
1. The 7up Pom spritzer
This recipe is great for a gathering with friends. It is very simple to do and people would love the extremely tarty but refreshing taste. Perfect for a post-sport celebration or after watching an extremely satisfying movie or series.
First of all, you should bother two and a half oz of 7up. And then you must find at least two and a half oz of Rose’s Pomegranate Twist Cocktail Infusions then, of course, you can also use any kind of cocktail infusion that you currently have. This is recommended because the taste is extremely refreshing. Mix the two together so that you can get 5 oz. After that, add 1 ounce of your favorite vodka. Stir it all up.
Prepare a highball glass with around 3-4 cup of ice. Mix it all up one more time. Give it a little sprinkling crushed fresh mint or even add a slice of lemon or lime. And that is it. Serve it and your friends will absolutely be delighted.
2. 7up tropical vacation
For those who are planning for a backyard gathering or party then this drink would be great for that occasion. This is really great for entertaining cousins or your parents when they are visiting you since this drink is a bit sweeter than most and at the same time has that punch that you are looking for. There are only 3 ingredients that are needed. You have to get at least half oz of pineapple rum and then another half oz of a rum that is light. Pour 6 oz 7up first, and then follow it up with the pineapple rum and then the night rum. Stir and mix them together. For a vacation or tropical feel, add a tiny decorative tropical umbrella.
You can also add a slice of pineapple. This is best served in a hurricane glass. Your visitors would definitely sparkle when they see how aesthetically beautiful it is and at the same time how immensely refreshing the taste would be. This is a perfect way to either end or start your small family gathering and catching up. This is also best served late morning or early afternoon, when the sun is at its highest and you all need to get a refreshing drink.
7UP Cherry Melonade
Are you searching perhaps for a non-alcoholic drink that you can serve to children and to people who do not like to drink alcohol in a gathering? Are you in the mood for something fruity and refreshing and at the same time looks pleasing to the eyes? Then this concoction is perfect for you.
You need to gather the following ingredients. Get 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water. Make watermelon cubes that can fill up 8 cups. Get 1 cup lemon juice and two cups orange juice, now, fill up 7 cups with 7up, you can use 7up cherry or just 7up classic. Cherry flavor is preferred since it adds another flavor that will pair well.
For the instructions, combine first the sugar and water in a saucepan. Cook and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let it cool for a bit. Take 4 cups of the watermelon cubes and then make a puree by using a blender. Transfer the puree to another large bowl. Repeat until all of the cubed watermelons are in a puree form. Add all of the juices together now and put in a pitcher. Mix and stir it well. Before you serve it, add ice and pour them on the 7 cups with 7up.
Both the young and the old one would love this. This is non-alcoholic and fruity. This is best served late afternoon for refreshments and would pair really well with savory dishes like meat.