Three Ways to Celebrate Dry January and National Cheese Day

Skip the Cabernet and grab something a little bubblier this month – a variety of full-flavored sparkling waters. In keeping with Dry January and National Cheese Lovers Day approaching this January 20th, check out Waterloo Sparkling Water delicious pairings.

Waterloo Grape Sparkling Water

Pairs with: Blue Cheese and Spiced Pecans

Tasting Notes:

Waterloo’s juicy and full-bodied Grape flavor pairs perfectly with the rich and bold flavor of Blue cheese. Couple with spiced pecans for a nutty and buttery finish.

Waterloo Black Cherry Sparkling Water

Pairs with: Sharp Cheddar and Caramelized Onions

Why?

Waterloo Black Cherry is crisp and refreshing, with notes of muddled fruit. Pair with sharp cheddar and caramelized onion for a sweet counterpart to the strong and savory cheddar flavor.

Waterloo Peach Sparkling Water

Pairs with: Goat Cheese and Thyme Infused Honey

Why?

Waterloo’s Peach sparkling water is ripe and boasting with true-to-fruit flavor. Pair with a young, soft goat cheese and thyme infused honey for a savory and sweet combination.


Six Great Cocktails for Fall

Celebrate Halloween and beyond with   Q MixersWaterloo Sparkling Water and Dos Equis. For those looking for creative and fun cocktails, they have you covered with seasonal cocktails you and your guests will die for 😉! Grab your candy corn, tune into Hocus Pocus and get your cocktail shaker out!

Q Mixers is sharing (3) must-try libations perfect for party batches that instantly takes your Halloween bash from boring to boo-licious. 

Waterloo Sparkling Water has (2) ALL-NEW cocktail recipes featuring their limited time only flavor, Cranberry. Perfect for a fall night by the fire.

Dos Equis has a recipe that brings a spicy twist to the classic fall apple cider.

Jekyll & Hydeball

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 1 small dash Tabasco
  • 5 oz Q Sparkling Grapefruit

Method:

Build in highball glass filled with ice and top with Q Sparkling Grapefruit. Garnish with the tops of two chili peppers to create devil horns.

Frankenlime Collins

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 0.25 oz Midori
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • 5 oz Q Spectacular Tonic
  • 1 Lime Peel

Method:

Shake all ingredients except the Q Spectacular Tonic and strain into a large glass mug. Top with chilled Q Spectacular Tonic Water and garnish with a lime peel.

Eyeball Highball

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz Bourbon
  • ½ oz Lychee Juice
  • 4 oz Q Ginger Ale
  • 1 Lychee Eyeball

Method:

Build drink in highball glass and garnish with lychee eyeball. To make the lychee eyeball garnish, drain a can of lychees (reserve lychee juice for the recipe) and insert a blueberry into the hollowed out lychee.

Loo-ner Eclipse

Ingredients:

Method:

In a mixing tin, add apple cider, lemon juice, and cinnamon syrup. Then add ice and shake well. Strain over fresh ice and top with Waterloo Cranberry. Garnish with fresh cranberries, grated cinnamon, and cinnamon stick.

Chai By Night

Ingredients:

Method:

In a mixing tin add chai tea and almond milk. Add ice and give it a quick shake to produce a light foam. Strain over fresh ice and top with Waterloo Cranberry. Garnish with shaved milk chocolate.

Apple Cider Habanero

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. Dos Equis® Ambar
  • 3 oz. apple cider (habanero infused)
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. tequila reposado (100% agave)
  • 3 large ice cubes
  • Apple slice

Method:

Make habanero infused apple cider by soaking 100g of habanero peppers in 1 gallon of apple cider for two hours room temperature (or longer to taste). Pour cider, lime juice and tequila over ice and stir. Top with Dos Equis® Ambar. Garnish with apple slices.