Chinook Sparkling Hop Water Cocktail

May 10, 2021

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Nothing beats a refreshing Sparkling Hop Water on a warm, sunny day. So why not get creative and try using our new Sparkling Hop Water as a mix to create a tasty cocktail. Whether you'd like to mix a traditional spirit-based drink or a non-alcoholic version this is a recipe you're sure to enjoy. Curated by Bartender and Mixologist Katie Shewen, this zesty and spicy western breeze cocktail will shake up your taste buds! 


chinook hopwater cocktail recipe glassMETHOD: Muddle, shake, dump          

GLASS: Rocks


-2 wheels of jalapeno, muddled

-1 oz tequila or non-alcoholic Seedlip Grove 42 or omit alcohol altogether, it will still be delicious!

-1 oz pineapple juice

-½ oz lime juice

-½ oz sage syrup**

-½ agave simple syrup*

-pinch paprika


-Welly Chinook Sparkling Hop Water

-lime wheel for garnish


-1 cup sugar

-1 cup water

-2 bunches of sage (leaves pulled) 

Bring water to boil, add sugar and stir until clear. Add Sage Leaves and boil for 1 min. Remove from heat and let sit for 20min. Strain out leaves. 


1:1 Hot Water to Agave Syrup

This is done to thin out the over the counter syrup. 


  1. Put muddled jalapeno, tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, sage syrup, simple syrup, paprika and ice into a cocktail shaker and shake.
  2. Dump into glass.
  3. Top up with Chinook Sparkling Hop Water.
  4. Add extra ice if desired and garnish with lime wedge.


Think you can mix something unique and delicious using Cascade or Chinook Sparkling Hop Water?  Submit your recipe to for a chance to have your recipe featured and a free 6-pack of the sparkling hop water of your choice!

Katie Shewen is a fourteen year veteran of bartending. She has worked behind the wood in both the UK and Canada. Since returning to Ontario she developed bar programs at some of Wellington County’s most beloved bars including Ox in downtown Guelph and Earth to Table: Bread Bar. She currently resides in Elora where she helped open The Porchlight and The Friendly Society. This past summer Katie joined The Wild Tart to run the street patio bar and is about to embark on a new adventure with that team. Lovers of cocktails will soon be able to find Katie at The Elora Diner and Badley Bar in the historic Metcalfe Building in downtown Elora. You can follow her on Instagram @countycocktails