1. Sparkling Pimm’s Lemon Tea (For Adults)
Brew 1/2 cup strong Earl Grey tea and stir in 1 tablespoon sugar until dissolved. Let cool to room temperature.
Pour tea into a glass filled with ice and add 1/2 cup sparkling water, 1-1/2 ounce Pimm’s and juice of 1 lemon. Garnish with lemon. Makes 1
2. Pomtastic Bubbly
Cut 1 pomegranate in half and remove seeds. Combine 1/2 cup Pom concentrate with 2 cups soda. Add sugar to taste, if needed.
Fill 4 glasses with ice; divide pomegranate seeds between glasses and pour in Pom soda. Makes 4
3. Pineapple-Orange Melon- Ball Punch
Purée 4 cups chopped pineapple (about 1 pineapple, skinned and cored; reserve 4 chunks) with liquid from 2 284-milliliter cans mandarin oranges, and strain through cheesecloth (makes about 2 cups juice).
Meanwhile, ball 2 cups melon (about a half melon). Mix equal parts soda with pineapple juice and pour into 4 glasses. Divide melon and mandarin orange segments between glasses, add ice and garnish with a skewered melon ball, orange segment and reserved chunk of pineapple. Makes 4
4. Watermelon Sparkle
Purée 1/2 small seedless watermelon (volleyball-sized; about 3-1/2 cups chopped). Mix equal parts soda with watermelon purée, serve over ice and garnish with a watermelon slice. Makes 4
5. Too-Blue Fizz
Purée 1 cup each blueberries and grapes. Mix purée into 2 cups soda and pour into 4 ice-filled glasses. Makes 4