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Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer

The first sip is always the most fun, but with this Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer, the second (and third, and fourth…) drink is even better.

Share a glass with a friend or a loved one at happy hour, or just keep one to yourself while geeking out an episode of your favorite show.

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Valentine’s Day is here and if you are looking for a drink that has a refreshing taste of hard seltzers, make your own at home with this super easy recipe for a perfectly balanced summertime or Valentine's Day supper.

Who knew making hard seltzers could be easy? Start by adding ice to a shaker and then add the vodka, mint on hand, and strawberries for a fruity punch.

Shake until well blended then strain into your glasses. Top with sparkling water and enjoy! 

Why You’ll Love This/These Strawberry Hard Seltzer

  • Don't settle for a diluted beverage. Every time, this hard seltzer will satisfy your boozy craving. A quick, enjoyable, and straightforward method of preparing your favorite liquor.
  • This straightforward and flavorful cocktail seltzer is fitting for any occasion, especially Valentine's Day. You can either let the drink speak for itself or add a few ingredients to make it unique.
  • This is a simple drink to make, with simple ingredients and a simple recipe.
Strawberry Hard Seltzer

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

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Equipment Needed to Make Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Ingredients For Your Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Strawberry Hard Seltzer
  • Vodka 
  • Strawberry Seltzer/Sparkling Water
  • Fresh Strawberry Slices
  • Mint Leaves
  • Ice Cubes 

How To Make A Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Step 1: Mix It Up

This recipe is so easy and quick that you can make it as little as under 2 minutes.

Strawberry seltzer is easy to make.

ice in a glass for Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Fill a glass with ice cubes then just add 1 shot of vodka.

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Top it off with strawberry-flavored seltzer or sparkling water.

Step 2: Garnish and Enjoy

See how easy it is? Now you have your mixture, it's time to garnish it off.

Place a mint leaf on top and strawberry slices for garnish. Cheers!

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

What to Serve/Pair with Your Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Sides

Strawberry seltzer is a refreshing, fruit-infused drink.

Serve this cocktail with your next BBQ, to balance out the salty or saucy flavors, or with any savory snack for a light addition that will satisfy your craving for something sweet.

Cocktail

Valentine's Strawberry Hard Seltzer is a delicious drink made with only two ingredients, each of which has been intensified.

The sweetness of this drink can be adjusted to your liking.

Serve with shaved ice for added texture. Various garnishes can be added to the glass rim for added presentation flair.

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Popular Substitutions & Additions

This is a refreshing drink that is sweet and tasty and is sure to be a hit with friends and family. The recipe is straightforward.

For an added element, serve it with shaved ice and garnished with refreshing tropical fruits.

For a more textured drink, blend it with shaved ice and strawberries. You can also add various garnishing for a more visually appealing and presentable set-up.

This Valentine's Strawberry Hard Seltzer will have you savoring every sip. This drink is sure to please everyone with its fruity strawberry flavors!

How To Store Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Best Way To Store Strawberry Hard Seltzer Leftover

Any leftover cocktail can be chilled by placing it in a pitcher or bottle.

Before transferring leftovers to another container, make sure they have been sterilized.

Then, just before serving, thoroughly mix it again.

How Long Will Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer Last In the Fridge?

The mixture should keep in the refrigerator for at least two weeks, if not longer.

It will not spoil after that time, but the flavor will not be as satisfying as the freshly prepared mix.

Can I Freeze Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Valentine's Strawberry Hard Seltzer, like any other drink, can be frozen.

Any remaining ingredients can be frozen in popsicle molds for a refreshing summer treat.

When freezing it, make sure the freezer is set to high.

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Strawberry Hard Seltzer FAQs

Can I make this recipe in batches?

Yes, if you intend to use batching, it is worthwhile. Because it saves time, even the most upscale cocktail bars batch at least some of their drinks. If you make a drink with fresh juice in a batch, you should consume it within a few days.

Can I garnish it with different fruit? 

Yes. It's a good idea to use a variety of garnishes. If you don't like strawberries, try cherry or raspberry topping as an alternative. Some people add crushed basil to their beverages as well.

Can I blend this with ice? 

Yes, you can mix this recipe with ice and the flavor will not change. The addition of ice to the cocktail adds texture and is always a refreshing and cold way to begin any Valentine's Day celebration.

Can I serve it in a different glass?

Yes, you are free to use whatever type of glass you want based on your preferences and how you want it to be presented when served; however, I prefer to use elegant-looking glasses for a more extra flair of presentation, but anything is fine.

Can I top it off with whipped cream?

Yes, for a more fun little twist, try adding whipped cream on top.

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Other Cocktail Recipes You’ll Love

The drink perfectly balances the flavor of fresh, ripe strawberries with a touch of sweetness.

This juicy flavor is refreshing and sensational with a crisp, clean finish perfect for Valentine's Day Celebration.

With the ingredients so easy to get by, you can make this drink in no time.

This Valentine's Strawberry Hard Seltzer is without a doubt the best Valentine's Day drink ever!

It's so easy and even enjoyable to make, and your bestie or loved one will be delighted by the delicious taste and the fact that you made it especially for them!

In addition to Valentine's Strawberry Hard Seltzer, you can try these interesting and fun recipes:

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Strawberry Hard Seltzer Recipe

Yield: 1

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

Strawberry Hard Seltzer

The first sip is always the most fun, but with this Valentine’s Strawberry Hard Seltzer, the second (and third, and fourth...) drink is even better.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Shot Vodka
  • Strawberry Seltzer/Sparkling Water
  • Fresh Strawberry Slices
  • Mint Leaves
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in 1 shot of vodka.
  3. Top with strawberry seltzer/sparkling water.
  4. Place a mint leaf on top and strawberry slices for garnish.
  5. Cheers! 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 160Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 4gSugar: 9gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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