Apple Fizzies

Or use apple juice and club soda

Or use apple juice mixed with club soda

We’re still on an apple kick, but we’re cheating a bit this week. We saw apple soda at the grocery and thought it’d make a nice basis for a fun adult beverage. We’d had a drink with pecan soda at a swank place over the summer or the idea probably never would have occurred to us. Don’t have apple soda? A mix of sparkling water and juice to your desired potency should suffice.

Spiced Apple Fizzy

  • 1 oz spiced or regular rum
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • juice from half a lime
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • apple soda

In a tumbler, stir honey, juice and liquors until incorporated. Add ice. Top with apple soda and garnish with lime.

Kentucky-Style Apple Fizzy

  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • squeeze lime
  • apple soda

Mix bitters, bourbon and orange juice in the bottom of a tumbler. Add ice. Top with apple juice and squeeze of lime.


About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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13 Responses to Apple Fizzies

  1. Eva Taylor says:

    I’m all over adult beverages for sure! Cheers.

  2. I appreciate your gesture to KY.

  3. nrhatch says:

    Both sound good. Did you prefer one to the other?

  4. I wonder how this would be with hard apple cider…besides more potent! 🙂

  5. I’ve just discovered fizzy apple juice in England so I think I’ll be trying these!

  6. Andrea says:

    Looks yummy! And much needed right now.

  7. perfect for fall, autumn, October, November, December…..

  8. ChgoJohn says:

    These are far better than the Fizzies I remember from childhood. 🙂

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  10. Gerlinde says:

    Is apple soda the same as sparkling apple cider? The Martinellies here in Watsonville , California make a great sparkling apple juice.

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