Keys’ Limeade

Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime juice is perfect for beverages and is an easy, tropical way to quench a thirst. Drinks made with lime juice are best served icy-cold and tart—not too sweet. Lime drinks add a zesty flavor to any meal and are the perfect way to relax in warm weather. This recipe is easily made with 1-1/2 cups Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice and 2 cups of sugar cooked together to make lime syrup. To prepare limeade use half of lime syrup with water to equal 2 quarts.  Serve over ice.

Lime Daiquiri Freeze

  • 1½ oz. rum
  • 1 oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 4 oz. sour mix

Mix all ingredients in a blender with crushed ice. Blend at a slow speed until smooth and pour into a hurricane glass.

Long Island Iced Tea

  • ½ oz. tequila
  • ½ oz. vodka
  • ½ oz. gin
  • 1 dash of cola
  • ½ oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz. light rum

Mix all ingredients in a shaker and pour into a highball glass. Add ice to taste.

Mango Key Lime Rita

  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • ¼ fresh mango, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 2 slices key lime

Combine tequila, Cointreau, mango, orange juice, Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice and ice in blender and blend until slushy. Serve in margarita glasses and garnish with lime slices.

Nellie’s Key Lime Spritzer

  • 4 oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • ¾ cup sugar (or equivalent)
  • 2 cups white grape juice
  • 4 cups sparkling mineral water/club soda

Pour sparkling water into a large pitcher. Add sugar, grape juice and Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice. Be sure to stir well until sugar is dissolved. Pour over ice cubes in tall glasses and garnish with a lime wedge.

Nellie’s Mojito

  • 2 oz. white rum
  • ½ oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 whole mint leaf
  • 2 oz. soda water

Put juice and sugar into a highball glass and stir until dissolved. Rub mint leaves on inside of the glass and discard. Fill with crushed ice and rum, stir. Top with soda water and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Nellie’s Old Fashioned Lemonade

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lemon Juice
  • 3¼ cups cold water

Mix sugar, lemon juice, ice and water in a large pitcher. Serve over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Peachy Rita

  • 1½ oz. tequila
  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • ½ oz. triple sec
  • 1 oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice

Mix ingredients with crushed ice in blender. Pour into a margarita glass and serve.

Rum Rita

  • 2 oz. white rum
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 3 oz. pineapple juice
  • ½ oz. passion fruit juice

Blend with ice until smooth and pour into margarita glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Rum Runner’s Punch

  • 5 oz. Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice
  • 7½ oz. blackberry brandy
  • 4 oz. 151° rum
  • 7½ oz. banana liqueur
  • 5 oz. grenadine

In a punch bowl or pitcher, combine all until smooth. Serve over ice in a hurricane glass.