With it just starting to feel like spring around here we want to do everything we can to embrace the warm weather and springtime vibes. We can’t think of a better way to get in the spring spirit than with a refreshing cocktail. We’ve pulled together a list of some of our favorite fresh drinks infused with delicious combinations of floral, mint, fruit, and, of course, refreshing spirits.
This classic gin cocktail with a honey-apple twist is perfect for those brisk spring afternoons. It’s th eperfect amount of tartness with the sweetness of honey and apple slices.
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup honey
- 3 springs rosemary
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1 ounce apple juice
- 1 ounce honey syrup
- rosemary and/ or apple slices for garnish
There’s nothing more refreshing thank coconut and lime, but cherry blossom syrup too? This will surely liven up your taste buds and put you in a refreshing, spring mood!
2 oz Vodka
7/8 oz Cherry blossom syrup
1 oz Lime juice
2 coins Cucumber
Cherry Blossom (garnish)
Maybe you love cherry blossom but cucumber isn’t your thing? Try this cherry blossom cocktail with sparkling lemonade, gin, and grenadine for a sweeter spring drink!
- Cherry brandy (Kirsch)
- Sparkling lemonade
- Cherry or other edible (organic) blossom for decor
Give us anything peach flavored and we’re in heaven. This peach and mint frozen cocktail is no exception! The mint lifts up the sweetness of the peach for a perfectly sweet, refreshing frozen drink.
- 5 ounces vodka, preferably Tito’s
- 3 tablespoons light agave nectar
- 1 pound ripe peaches, sliced and frozen, plus more for serving
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons peach nectar
- 1 tablespoon packed mint leaves, plus sprigs for serving
Pomegranate isn’t only for fall/winter! Give this sparkling pomegranate cocktail and try if you want something a little deeper in flavor but lighter in liquor.
- ½ cup pomegranate seeds
- 6-8 sprigs of rosemary
- pomegranate juice
- 1 bottle of champagne
We think it’s only fitting to include a violet cocktail as the color of the year is Ultra Violet! This cocktail’s beautiful color comes from fresh-picked violets so if you need us, we’ll be out hunting for some gorgeous fresh violets. :)
Ingredients (makes 8 servings)
- 1 cup fresh-picked violets, rinsed clean
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 cup sugar (you can substitute honey or any sweetener of your choice)
- Club soda
- Vodka or gin