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Last Updated on May 6, 2022 by The Noms

A twist on the classic summer cooler, a Strawberry Limeade, we made this limeade cocktail boozy and refreshing!

 

This is a delicious Limeade cocktail perfect for summer with refreshing flavors and great for summer parties and BBQ’s. The iceball has fresh strawberries and juniper berries inside of it. This ice ball takes a little work, but is impressive and a fun party trick as it melts into your cocktail.

 

This iceball helps add some flavor to your drink as it melts and makes for a fun sip as the flavors change a bit!

 

Strawberry Limeade Cocktail

Strawberry Limeade is always a favorite choice of mine if we go to Sonic and get a drink. The boozy version is no exception to this rule. Strawberry and Lime compliment each other really well, as do the Gin and Tonic, so we thought, why not a match up?

 

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Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktails in glasses with strawberries, limes and juniper berries

 

This combination of sweet and tart, as well as refreshing tonic water makes for a tasty sip!

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktails in glasses. Yellow canister in background

 

Strawberry Simple Syrup

For this fun twist on a classic gin and tonic, we start with a homemade strawberry syrup. I simply cook down strawberries with sugar, water, and a squeeze of lemon juice. This leaves me with a beautiful mix-in that keeps well in the refrigerator for a few weeks.

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktails in glasses with strawberries, limes and juniper berries. Jigger, lemon and flowers in background

 

Tips and Tricks

  • What Can I Use Instead of Strawberries? Raspberries are a good option. But, you may need to add a little extra simple syrup as raspberries are generally more tart than strawberries. Blackberries or blueberries are also a great option.
  • Vodka Recommendations: Vodka is a pretty neutral base spirit, but there can be a difference in quality and we don’t buy a lot of bottom shelf liquors.  We love to use Smirnoff, Sipsmith, or Ford’s.
  • Tonic Water: Flavored tonics can be a great option: grapefruit or elderflower would be tasty in this.
  • Can I Make A Non Alcoholic Version? Yep! Just leave out the gin, and maybe add some flavored sparkling water!

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktail in glass with strawberries, lime and juniper berries

 

What Ingredients are Needed for the Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic?

  • Lime Juice: freshly squeezed is best!
  • Strawberry Simple Syrup: fresh homemade and delicious, this is a great ingredient for a lot of cocktails.
  • Gin: we used a London Dry Gin although a citrus gin would be lovely in this too!
  • Tonic Water: any will do, use your favorite.
  • Juniper Berries: a main ingredient in most gin, but we use them as garnish!
  • Strawberries: Also to cut up and used as garnish. Also add in some lime peels!

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktail in glass with flowers in background

 

We think this is a great cocktail especially for those super hot summer days, and a limeade cocktail is definitely called for! Feel free to sub out the strawberries for other berries – blackberries, blueberries or raspberries if you would like. They would all be tasty.

 

And feel free to use flavored tonic water if you prefer, too! Grapefruit would be lovely in this!

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktails with strawberries, juniper berries and lime. Lemon in background.

 

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Other Gin and Tonic Cocktails

 

Like this recipe? Try these below, too!

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Other Summer Gin and Tonic Cocktails

 

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktail in glasses with strawberries, limes and juniper berries
Yield: 1

Strawberry Limeade GIn & Tonic

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Freeze Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

A twist on the classic G & T, this version is a fun flavor with the strawberry limeade.

Ingredients

Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic

  • 2 ounces gin
  • .50 ounce strawberry simple syrup
  • .25 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4-5 ounces tonic water
  • 1 strawberry, sliced
  • juniper berries
  • 1-2 lime wheels

Strawberry Ice Cube

  • 1 sliced strawberry
  • water
  • Juniper Berries

Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • 2 strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

For the Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic

Place the strawberry ice cube in a glass.

Add gin, strawberry, strawberry simple syrup, lime wheel, lime juice and juniper berries.

Top with tonic.

Cheers!

For the Strawberry Ice Cube

Fill the ice mold with water.

Add sliced strawberry and juniper berries.

Freeze.

For the Strawberry Simple Syrup

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepna over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, and pull off of heat. Let infuse for 15 minutes.

Strain out strawberry pieces and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Notes

We recommend Fever Tree tonic water.

We also recommend a spherical ice cube mold.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 238Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 25mgCarbohydrates: 23.4gFiber: 0.3gSugar: 10.7gProtein: 0.1g

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thehealthfulideas

Monday 20th of March 2017

I dont drink alcohol much but with all those colors and flavors, I'm really craving this!

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Thanks, cheers!

Molly Kumar

Thursday 16th of March 2017

Such a fun recipe and definitely reminds of the approaching spring. I love a good gin cocktail and would be trying this soon. Love the pictures, they make me so thirsty ;)

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Thanks so much, Molly! Makes me want warm weather so badly! Cheers!

Heather

Wednesday 15th of March 2017

These are gorgeous and I love the strawberry ice cubes!! Very clever and what a great contrast of sweet and tart. And the pics are on point!!! Great job!

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Thanks so much! Cheers to you!

Sue Ringsdorf

Wednesday 15th of March 2017

Congrats on rallying for a great cause! This drink looks delicious. We love gin and tonics so I'll put this on my drink list to make! Thanks for sharing!

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Thank you! Cheers!

Kylee Cooks

Wednesday 15th of March 2017

It's SO hard to photograph drinks (for me, anyway). You nail it every time! I love gin. And gin loves me!! (and my husband loves it when I drink it, because...oh never mind).

I'll make these asap!

The 'Noms.

Wednesday 29th of March 2017

Haha, it's taken a lot of practice! Gin is amazingly good at that! ;) Cheers to you (and the hubs!)

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