20 Refreshing Sodas to Try

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As summer is upon us, these refreshing soda drinks are a must. Here are 20 varieties of soda to make easily in home to beat the summer heat.

1Ginger Ale

This classic soda/pop drink can be easily made at home. The recipe requires: ½ cup honey, ½ cup peeled ginger, 250 ml club soda, mint leaves and sugar and salt to taste. Boil honey, ginger, and ½ a cup of water in a pan. Strain the mixture in a jar. Stir the mixture and add mint leaves, club soda and ice cubes.

Ginger-Ale

2Watermelon Soda Float

Everyone’s favourite for the summer-Watermelon can also be made into a good soda float. You will need: ½ cup watermelon juice (fresh/store bought), 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 cup of club soda, a scoop or more of vanilla or strawberry ice cream. In a glass mix the watermelon juice with the sugar. Then pour the soda and add ice cream. Serve chilled.

Watermelon-Soda-Float

3Cola Soda Float

Cola soda floats will surely remind you of your childhood days. This recipe requires: 160 ml of coca cola, Pepsi or thumbs-up, a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream. In a glass pour the cola and then add the ice cream.

Cola-Soda-Float

4Lemongrass and Lemon Soda

Refreshing and natural lemongrass and lemon soda soothe us this summer. This recipe requires: 2 stalks of lemongrass (chopped), lemon zest of 5 lemons, 1 cup of water, club soda and ice cubes. In a pan boil the water along with the lemon zest and lemon grass till a golden hint appears. Let the mixture cool. Pour the mixture into a glass and add the soda and ice. Add sugar to taste.

Lemongrass-and-Lemon-Soda

5Turmeric Soda

The go-to antiseptic in every kitchen can also be enjoyed in the form of this refreshing soda. You will need: ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 clove of ginger (sliced), ½ cup of water, 4 tablespoons sugar, 1 cup of club soda and ice cubes. In a pan boil the water along with the turmeric and ginger. Cool the mixture and strain into a glass. Add the sugar, club soda and ice and mix. Serve chilled.

turmeric-soda

6Clear Soda Float

Another must try soda float is this clear cold drink and ice cream combination. This recipe requires: 160 ml of mountain dew/sprite/limca, a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream. In a glass pour the cold drink and add the ice cream. Serve chilled.

clear-soda-float

7Cucumber Mint Soda

Nothing beats the heat like a good mint and cucumber soda. This recipe requires: ½ a cucumber thinly sliced, two cups of club soda, 5 tablespoons of sugar, ½ cup of water, 6 mint leaves (chopped) and ice cubes. In a pan boil the sugar and water. Remove from the heat and add cucumber and mint leaves. Strain the mixture into a glass, add the soda and mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh cucumber can be used as a garnish.

Cucumber-Mint-Soda

8Grape Soda

Grape fruit and soda are a perfect combination. You will need: ½ cup of grape syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh grapes can be added to the base of the drink.

grape-soda

9Lemon Honey Soda

Naturally refreshing ingredients put together in this soda are a must for healthy refreshment. You will need: ½ cup of lemon juice, 4 teaspoons of honey, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh lime can be used as a garnish.

Lemon-Honey-Soda

10Kiwi Soda

This berry soda is a must try. This recipe requires: ½ cup of kiwi syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh kiwi can be used as a garnish.

kiwi-soda

11Lemon and Mint Soda

Mint and lime are the best way to hydrate this summer. This recipe requires: ½ cup of lemon juice, two cups of club soda, 5 mint leaves and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Thin slices of fresh lime can be used as a garnish.

Lemon-and-Mint-Soda

12Orange Soda

This recipe requires: ½ cup of orange syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste.

Orange-Soda

13Pineapple Soda

Refreshing pineapple in soda, need we say more? This recipe requires: ½ cup of pineapple syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh pineapple can be used as a garnish.

Pineapple-Soda

14Mango Soda

Summer means mango season and this soda must be on your list of this to try. This recipe requires: ½ cup of mango syrup/squash/juice, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Serve chilled.

mango-soda

15Cherry Soda

This cheerful cherry soda is definitely going to lift your spirits this summer. This recipe requires: ½ cup of cherry syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh cherries can be added to the base of the drink.

cherry-soda

16Lychee Soda

The sweet lychee soda will definitely quench your thirst this summer. This recipe requires: ½ cup of lychee syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh lychee can be used as a garnish.

lychee-soda

17Green Apple Soda

Green Apple sodas are the perfect blend of sour and sweet this summer. This recipe requires: 8 drops of green apple essence, ½ a cup of water, ice cubes and club soda. In a glass mix the green apple essence, water, soda and ice cubes. Add salt and sugar to taste. Thin apple slices can be used as a garnish.

green-apple-soda

18Black Currant Soda

This black currant soda is a must try. This recipe requires: ½ cup of black currant syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste.

black-currant-soda

19Strawberry Soda

Berries are best when served chilled like in this soda. This recipe requires: ½ cup of strawberry syrup/squash, two cups of club soda, and ice cubes. In a glass mix the ingredients together. Add sugar to taste. Fresh Strawberry slices can be used as a garnish.

strawberry-soda

20Butterscotch Soda Float

This recipe requires: ½ cup of water, 1 cup od club soda, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 5 drops of butterscotch essence, and a scoop or two of butterscotch ice-cream. In a glass mix the water, sugar and butterscotch essence together till mixed. Add the soda and ice cream and serve chilled.

Butterscotch-Soda-Float