The Lusty Vegan: 5 Cocktails to Start Your Weekend Right

The Lusty Vegan: 5 Cocktails to Start Your Weekend Right

By now most vegans know that not all cocktails are cruelty-free. Talk about a buzz kill. Armed with the right knowledge,it’s easy to order cruelty-free drinks while you’re out, but it’s even easier to make your own and sip from the comfort of the couch.Whether you’re getting saucy with bae, having a girls or guys night, or drinking on your own while you binge watch Netflix, these cocktail recipes are sure to make for delicious company.

PomGinFizzPomegranate Gin Fizz

Look who is pretty in pink! This mix of tart pomegranate and, uh, ginny gin is simple and satisfying. And did I mention pretty?
View the recipe on Elephantastic Vegan.

White Peach Sangria
Summer is almost here, and that means peaches are a’comin. This sweet drink features wine, brandy, citrus and several types of fruit–the guest of honor being the white peach, of course.

View the recipe on Vegan Family Recipes.
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Spicy Vodka Lemonade

I know, the name of this drink is a bit off putting, even for a girl who enjoys heat. Spicy lemonade? Blech. But this combo of sweet, tart and spicy is actually quite refreshing. Jalapeno, meet agave.

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Sparkling Fruit Punch

Don’t drink? Not a problem. This combo of fresh fruit and chilled sparkling water is refreshing and delicious, no booze needed.

View the recipe on The Vegan 8.
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Boozy Rum Horchata

Horchata + almond milk + rum? Sign me up! This warm drink is a perfect year-round pick.

Check the recipe from Minimalist Baker.
Happy happy hour!

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