A Healthier, Simpler New Year with Firefly Spirits

Firefly spiritsIt’s been a year of at-home bars and cocktail experimenting, and many are now thinking about how to kick off 2021 on a lighter note. Not only is Firefly Spirits the maker of the world's first Sweet Tea Vodka, but this Southern brand also created Firefly's Skinny Tea Vodka. Made with Truvia and tea from the Charleston Tea Garden, this spirit packs it’s iconic flavor into only 72 calories an ounce! In addition, Firefly’s six time distilled Straight Vodka isn’t too different at only 65 calories an ounce!

So, for those looking to live a healthier 2021 without giving up imbibing, see below for five straightforward, cravable cocktails all under 100 calories to keep spirits high in the New Year.

Spiced Chai Sweet Tea (served hot)

1 oz. Firefly Skinny Tea Vodka
7 oz. spiced chai tea
2 tsp. honey
Lemon wedge
Cinnamon stick

Brew a cup of spiced chai tea, leaving some room at the top. Pour in your Skinny Tea Vodka, along with the honey. Squeeze lemon to taste. Stir with a cinnamon stick.

Firefly Refresher

1 oz. Firefly Straight Vodka
6 oz. grapefruit seltzer
1 oz. grapefruit juice
2 tsp. simple syrup
Rosemary sprig

Pour your Firefly Straight Vodka, grapefruit juice and simple syrup into a glass. Top with grapefruit seltzer and a sprig of rosemary for garnish.

Boozy Blueberry Mint Fizz

1 oz. Firefly Straight Vodka
5 oz. soda water
1 oz. lime juice
⅓ cup muddled blueberries
3 mint sprigs

Pour Firefly Straight Vodka, lime juice, blueberries and mint into a shaker. Muddle and pour into a glass. Top with soda water and enjoy!

Flower Power Hibiscus Tea

1 oz. Firefly Skinny Sweet Tea Vodka
3.5 oz hibiscus tea
3.5 oz soda water
Lemon wedge

Add Firefly Skinny Sweet Tea Vodka, hibiscus tea and soda water to a glass. Stir and squeeze lemon to taste. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Frosty Sweet Tea Lemonade

1 oz. Firefly Skinny Sweet Tea Vodka
4 oz. black tea (chilled)
3 oz. lemon juice
2 tsp. simple syrup
Handful of ice

Pour Firefly Skinny Sweet Tea Vodka, black tea, lemon juice and simple syrup into a blender. Add a handful of ice and blend until smooth. Serve with a lemon wedge, preferably in a mason jar.

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