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Strawberry Holiday Hard Seltzer

Skip the liquor store today, you can make your own Holiday Hard Seltzer at home! Enjoy a crisp, sparkling and gently flavored, refreshing fruit flavored Spiked Seltzer.

You can make your own version of the popular canned drink, Truly Strawberry Hard Seltzer with this super easy Spiked Seltzer Mixed Drink.

Looking for the perfect Libations hard seltzer? We have you covered. No need to walk the liquor store aisles in uncertainty, grab these ingredients and make your own Strawberry Flavor Seltzer with alcohol at home.

It’s the perfect drink to enjoy together with your significant other (while both of legal drinking age) this holiday season.

It can also be transformed for different holidays using different garnishes! It’s truly an easy, customizable cocktail you both will love.

Making your own alcoholic seltzer cocktail means you know what ingredients are being used and not used in your drink.

Unlike commercial hard seltzers, you can ensure your drink doesn't contain things like citric acid, natural flavors and sodium citrate which your body doesn't NEED and isn't exactly good to be consuming a lot of.

Sip on these with a Red Velvet Heart Crinkle Cookie in hand! Or serve these alongside a Strawberry Agua Fresca.

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Why You'll Love This Spiked Strawberry Seltzer

  • Not overbearingly sweet
  • Isn't packed with too many calories
  • A light and fruity drink
  • Perfect for holiday's like Valentine's Day
  • Great for summer parties, BBQ's, picnics, pool parties, concerts, etc.
Ingredients for a strawberry hard seltzer. Vodka, strawberry seltzer, strawberries and mint.

Cocktail Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Strawberry Seltzer
  • Fresh sliced strawberries
  • Mint leaves
  • Ice cubes

Tools To Make The Best Strawberry Seltzer


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Mason Jars for Serving

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Knife and Cutting Board for Slicing Strawberries

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How To Make A Holiday Strawberry Hard Seltzer

  1. Add ice cubes to your mason jar. Prep and Pour in ingredients. Stir and add optional garnishes.

What Is A Hard Seltzer

Don’t let the name fool you, this Hard Seltzer is quite easy and simple to make.

You only need a few minutes and a few ingredients for the best results. Any “hard” drink is just an alcoholic version of whatever the drink is.

So, this is a seltzer drink that has been spiked with alcohol. As simple as that!

The flavors that you can use in a hard seltzer are pretty much endless. Light and fruity flavors are common and very popular during the summer time.

You can also use heathy, crisp veggie flavors when you’re wanting to enjoy a mixed drink malt beverage type drink, but trying to stay with a healthier option.

The ideas you can use are as long as you want to make them. You can also vary the degree of carbonation, choosing a seltzer brand or soda water brand that you prefer with either more or less carbonation.

Angled view of strawberry seltzer in a jar with sliced strawberries and vodka next to it.

Variations and Tips

Want to make a Truly strawberry lemonade copycat recipe- use strawberry lemonade in your hard lemonade seltzer recipe to make a strawberry lemonade seltzer.

Swap fruits- feel free to trade out or add in other fruits that you prefer. Maybe watermelon, pineapple, blueberries, mango chunks, raspberries or blackberries to name a few.

Add juices- Try things like natural strawberry juice concentrate, fresh-squeezed fruit, or even a cocktail juice mixture.

Try other seltzers- pick your favorite clear beverage seltzer with other flavors.

  • Consume your mixed cocktail as soon as you make it for optimal flavoring. Otherwise, the ice will start melting and could change the taste, and the carbonation level of your drink will also decrease.
  • Instead of adding white granulated sugar, try adding sugar in the raw or cane sugar if you're looking to sweeten up your drink without too many extra calories.

How Many Calories In A Strawberry Hard Seltzer?

This all depends on the calories of the ingredients you choose to use.

Most commercially made hard seltzers are similar in calorie content to a light beer. They’re usually around 100 calories a drink.

With this recipe, your seltzer is typically 0-10 calories, ice is 0, strawberries are very low as well , so it all depends on the calories in the vodka that you choose!

If this is something you’re concerned about, they have apps, like MyFitnessPal that is great at letting you calculate your calories while using specific brands to help you choose the most accurate options.

Hard Holiday Seltzer in a jar.

Why Are Spike Seltzer’s Trending?

They’re a relatively light and semi-healthy mixed cocktail drink option to choose.

You can still “enjoy an alcoholic beverage” without allll the calories, especially for those who love fruity drinks.

They don’t contain as much sugar as normal cocktails, which is good for lower calories and in many people, it helps reduce the severity of a hangover because of a lower sugar content.

Vodka and sodas have become quite popular, especially when the weather is warm- as it’s a lighter drink to enjoy, and the commercial Hard Seltzer companies took note of that and created their own versions, like Truly, Bon & Viv, and the extremely popular White Claw!

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Strawberry Holiday Hard Seltzer

Enjoy this tasty, fruity, Strawberry Hard Seltzer that's the perfect Holiday Hard Seltzer to make without breaking the bank or your diet.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Hard Seltzer
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Author: Mason Jar Recipe


  • 1 shot Vodka
  • Strawberry Seltzer or Sparkling Water
  • Fresh Strawberry Slices
  • Mint Leaves
  • Ice Cubes


  • Add ice cubes to your mason jar. Prep and Pour in ingredients. Stir and add optional garnishes.

Nutritional Disclaimer

These Nutritional Facts are ESTIMATED. Your actual nutritional info with this recipe may vary depending on the brands you choose. “Mason Jar Recipe” is not a registered dietician or nutritionist. The provided nutritional info above is based on a generic calculator, if you want more accurate info, use your nutritional calculator of choice where you can choose brands and get more info that way.

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