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Firefly Spirits Shares Calorie-Conscious Cocktail Recipes for the New Year

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With New Year’s Resolutions in mind, the folks at Firefly Spirits recently shared some calorie-conscious cocktail recipes with Holy City Sinner, and I’m happy to pass them along to all of you!

Don’t forget, in addition to their standard Sweet Tea Vodka, Firefly also offers Skinny Tea Vodka, which is made with Truvia and tea from the Charleston Tea Garden. The spirit has just 72 calories per ounce. In addition, Firefly’s six-time distilled Straight Vodka has just 65 calories an ounce.

Here’s a look at the recipes:

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.

Visit www.fireflyspirits.com for more.

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