Spiked with a little Firefly vodka, this Firefly Cocktail is the perfect summer cocktail for those hot summer nights.
Nothing spells summer like sweet iced tea and lemonade.
I love it spiked with a bit of vodka. But not just any ordinary brand.
Firefly sweet tea flavored vodka is an essential bottle for your summer liquor cabinet. There are plenty of brands out there but this one is my favorite.
What does sweet tea vodka taste like?
It taste like sweet iced tea, but alcoholic. “The house wine of the South” is how Dolly Parton’s character describes it in the movie “Steel Magnolias.”
Having this flavored vodka on hand makes mixing a late day cocktail easy and doable because there are only two ingredients needed for this concoction.
This cocktail is also known as a John Daly or a dirty Arnold Palmer. I like to call this summer drink simply a Firefly Cocktail.
Are there other sweet tea vodkas available?
Firefly brand also carries a whole lineup of flavored tea vodkas including peach, mint, lemon and a skinny version.
If bourbon is your thing, Firefly also makes a sweet tea bourbon.
Watch out for imitators. There’s nothing quite like Firefly.
I always have Simply Lemonade and Simply Raspberry Lemonade in my fridge because I love it.
Firefly vodka also mixes well with Crystal Light lemonade flavor mix.
Try these summer cocktails
- Grapefruit Salty Dog
- Strawberry Balsamic Smash Cocktail
- Clementine Prosecco Cocktail
- Elderflower Mojito
- Goombay Smash Cocktail
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Firefly Cocktail (using sweet tea vodka)
- 2 ounces Firefly sweet tea flavored vodka
- 2 ounces Simply raspberry lemonade
- Pour the Firefly vodka and Simply raspberry lemonade over ice and enjoy.
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