SIPS

People do not live by food alone… we all need tasty beverages to wash it down too. Well, actually, we just need great things to drink, period. Whether it’s a cold cocktail (or mocktail) at the end of a hot day, something warm on a cold day or simply something to whet your whistle, a great beverage is worth its weight in gold. This is maybe the most overlooked food category for some of our products, but also possibly the one with with the most potential for creativity accompanying seriously satisfied taste buds. The corner lemonade stand may never be the same.

Elderflower Gin & Tonic

Recipes, Sips
Our first floral balsamic, the Elderflower White Balsamic has quickly become a favorite! Use it in salad dressings, over fruit, or to make this delicious cocktail. Make this drink your own by adding some muddled cucumber or fresh strawberries. And don’t be afraid to swap the tonic water out for club soda (AKA a Gin…
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Raspberry Refresher

Recipes, Sips
A go-to drink throughout the summer! Super simple and easy to make, it’s the cocktail you whip up in a hurry…to the deck! 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Olive Us Cascadian Wild Raspberry White Balsamic 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling water Squeeze of fresh lemon juice Garnish with mint or basil leaves Fill a…
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Olive Us Lemon Fizz

Recipes, Sips
This refreshing adult version of lemonade is a hit in the summer heat! The lemon sugar rimmer is a tasty addition and the basil garnish adds a savory note to this easy drink! 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Olive Us Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling water Squeeze of fresh lemon…
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Mango Vodka Slush

Recipes, Sips
So fun and refreshing to drink without being too sweet! This is the adult version of a slushy…so don’t let your kids get their hands on it!  3 oz Vodka 1 oz orange liqueur 1.5 oz Olive Us Mango White Balsamic 1.5 oz fresh lime juice 2/3 cup frozen mango (6-7 slices or 8-9 chunks)…
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Raspberry Basil Gin Smash

Recipes, Sips
One of our favorite refreshing drinks of the summer. It can be made with raspberries or strawberries- either is delicious! The basil adds a savory twist to the wild raspberry balsamic and the flavours meld together perfectly. Don’t miss out on this summer drink! 2 oz gin 1 oz Olive Us Cascadian Wild Raspberry White…
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Blushing Peach Soda

Recipes, Sips
This refreshing summer drink can be made with or without alcohol and is perfect in strawberry or raspberry season! 1.5 oz Olive Us Peach White Balsamic 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling water 3-4 strawberries or raspberries, fresh or frozen Basil for garnish (optional) In a large glass or shaker,…
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Lauren’s Coconut Mojito

Recipes, Sips
When you run out of light rum and sub coconut rum, magical things can happen. Thanks to Lauren for sharing her Mojito recipe— with a twist! And for letting us taste-test too… 2 oz Coconut Rum 1 oz Olive Us Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 4-6 oz club soda or sparkling…
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Orange and Cherry Soda

This refreshing summer drink can be made with or without alcohol and is perfect with our ripe Okanagan cherries. Rainier cherries are ideal for this drink if you’d like to keep a light colour, but any cherries with work! 1.5 oz Olive Us Cara Cara Orange Vanilla White Balsamic 4-6 oz Club Soda or sparkling…
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Blackberry Mule

An absolute favorite, we can drink this cocktail all summer long! It can be made with a variety of berries such as raspberries, blueberries, or elderberries, but blackberry is a real knock-out. 1 1/2 oz Vodka 1/2 oz Olive Us Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blackberries…
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Roxanne’s Blackberry Martini

Thanks to Roxanne, our very own mixologist, for contributing this recipe and inspiring us to make even more creative cocktails! If only she’d bring us samples… 2 oz Gin 2 bar-spoons of Olive Us Blackberry Ginger Dark Balsamic 1/2 lime, juiced 4-6 fresh or frozen blackberries 3 coin size slices of ginger In a large…
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