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Happy Hour with Nuun

"Kona Cola Float spotted at Hydration HQ!"

If you follow us on Facebook and Twitter, you've probably seen us touting the Kona Cola Float this week. What a great refreshing treat for summer!

The overwhelming response inspired us to mix, test, and perfect new Nuun All Day cocktail recipes to help those 21 and older stay cool on warm summer evenings.

If you have a favorite - or a recipe of your own - let us know in the comments and we'll be sure to test it out.

Happy Hydrating!


Nuun tested; Nuun approved!


  • 1 Nuun All Day Tangerine Lime tablet dissolved in 4 oz of water
  • 1.5 oz of Whipped Pinnacle vodka
  • ½ Lime squeezed


  • 1 Nuun All Day Grapefruit Orange tablet dissolved in 2 oz of water
  • 1.5 oz of Tequila
  • 3/4 oz of Triple Sec
  • Squeeze of Lime

AfterNuun delight

  • 1 oz Nuun All Day Grape Raspberry simple syrup*
  • ½ oz Triple Sec
  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • Shake it!
  • ½ Lemon squeezed
  • Stir


  • .5 oz Nuun All Day Grape Raspberry or Blueberry Pomegranate simple syrup*
  • 4 oz of Champagne

Nook & Ginny

  • 1 oz Nuun All Day Tangerine Lime simple syrup*
  • 1.5 oz gin
  • 4 oz Tonic water
  • Ice
  • Lime squeezed
  • Shaken

Wangsta Wheela

  • 1 Nuun All Day Grapefruit Orange tablet dissolved in 4 oz of water
  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 1.5 Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
  • 1.5 oz fruit juice (recommended juice: POG)

*Nuun All Day Simple Syrup Preparation

Dissolve 2 tablets of any Nuun All Day flavor into 8 ounces of water. When completely dissolved mix the Nuun All Day water with 2 cups of sugar. Stir until all sugar is dissolved.

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[...] 1 Nuun All Day Tangerine Lime tablet in 4 oz of water, 1.5 oz of Whipped Pinnacle Vodka and 1/2 lime squeezed. More Nuun cocktail recipes. [...]

Thanks for the creative ideas! I tried the margarita, except, I didn’t have any Nuun All Day in the house (I left it at the office!). Anyway, I made the drink with Nuun Active Lemon-Lime.  If you like sweet margaritas with a salt rim, this is PERFECT! Note: don’t salt the rim of the glass if you make it with Nuun Active. The electrolytes in the Nuun Active give the taste of the salt rim.

I LOVE Nuun tablets…I make a pitcher everyday and pour some in a bottle when I’m on the go…I’m on call for bodywork, so rarely drink alcohol.. but I was wondering about adding “spirits” to the mix…fun article…txs!

Note To Linda Jellison:

I am the child of two alcoholic parents, and decided not to take that route.  I think it’s silly to admonish a company that’s adding information on a product because a family member has an addiction.  IF you don’t like what you see on tv, change the channel…if you think an article may be offensive, don’t open the page.  Here’s to hoping you choose “peace” in your situation.

Haha, fun recipes! Quite a few peeps at the Oly Trials were concocting some great adult beverages with nuun. Creamsicle sounds delish!

Check out runwiki’s blog post for her great recipe! http://www.runwiki.org/2012/06/17/nuun-kona-cola-float-recovery-treat/

What’s in the Kona Cola float?

Seriously, this just makes it fun!  I use Nuun regularly for hydration during cycling, running, swimming, etc.  We all know that’s what it is for.  I also like to have a cocktail now and then (like a Nuuntini about an hour ago).  I consider it hydration neutral.  And, I will still be ready for my ride at 5:30 tomorrow morning. 

You certainly don’t “need to mix it with alcohol in order to enjoy”.  I completely sympathize with your situation but that’s not the case for all of us.

You’re right Linda. You certainly don’t have to mix Nuun All Day cocktails to enjoy it, and the cocktail part of the beverage does inhibit hydration.

Some of our users have been asking for recipes so we wanted to provide them with ideas, but this is certainly not the only way - or the intended way - to use Nuun!

We hope that your sister enjoys Nuun All Day the way that it was intended to be consumed, with water.

Actually, I bought NuunAllDay for my sister since she has kidney disease & must hydrate but doesn’t like to drink plain water. She doesn’t drink much alcohol - but happens to live with our mother who is an alcoholic. Just doesn’t make sense to me for a product intended to help people stay hydrated that they would need to mix it with alcohol in order to enjoy it?

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