Spring Cocktail Ideas to Enjoy the Season

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Spring Cocktail Ideas to Enjoy the Season

It's almost spring and warmer season calls for cold, fresh, and fruity spring-inspired cocktails! Turn your spring-planning mode on - your beach or pool parties and picnics deserves drinks that can quench your thirst. Here are some spring cocktail ideas to enjoy the season.

Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail Recipe

By Dani Meyer

Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail Recipe By Dani Meyer

Total prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 6 cocktails

Here's what you need:

  • ¾ cup blood orange juice (about 3-4 oranges)
  • 1 (750ml) bottle champagne
  • 1 blood orange for slices for decoration
  • Paper straws

How to mix:

  1. Place half an orange slice in each glass or on the rim. Divide blood orange juice evenly among glasses.
  2. At serving time top with champagne slowly, tipping glasses at 45-degree angle to minimize foaming.
  3. Serve immediately. Add paper straw at serving time so it doesn't get soggy.

Raspberry Lemon Drop Cocktail Recipe

By Dani Meyer

Raspberry Lemon Drop Cocktail Recipe By Dani Meyer

Total prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 cocktails

Here's what you need:

  • 4 oz. lemon juice about 3 lemons
  • 4 tbsp. honey
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 10 raspberries
  • Thyme springs
  • Ice

How to mix:

  1. Add honey and warm water to cocktail shaker and stir until honey is fully dissolved.
  2. Add raspberries. Muddle raspberries in honey water.
  3. Add lemon juice, vodka, and a few ice cubes.
  4. Herbs can be added here if desired.
  5. Shake vigorously.
  6. Pour through strainer top into cups of ice. Enjoy!

Reposado Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

By Colleen Graham

Reposado Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe By Colleen Graham

Total prep time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail

Here's what you need:

  • 3 slices nectarine, divided
  • 3 Bing cherries, divided
  • 1 tbsp. agave nectar
  • 3 oz. reposado tequila
  • 2 dashes aromatic bitters

How to mix:

  1. In an old-fashioned glass, add 2 nectarine slices, 2 cherries, and the agave nectar.
  2. Muddle well, until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  3. Fill the glass with ice, then add the tequila and bitters.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Garnish with the remaining nectarine slice and bing cherry.
  6. Serve and enjoy.

Sweet Georgia Peach Smash Cocktail Recipe

By Courtney Whitmore

Sweet Georgia Peach Smash Cocktail Recipe By Courtney Whitmore

Total prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail

Here's what you need:

  • 2 oz. whiskey or bourbon - I used Old Camp Peach Pecan Whiskey
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 3 slices peach
  • 1 splash seltzer water

How to mix:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake and strain into glass filed with crushed ice.
  3. Top with a splash of seltzer water and garnish with peach slices (and flowers if you're feeling fancy)!

The Piwiwi Cocktail Recipe

By W Punta de Mita

The Piwiwi Cocktail Recipe By W Punta de Mita

Here's what you need:

  • ¾ oz. grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz. agave syrup
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. tequila blanco
  • ¾ oz. Ancho Reyes liqueur
  • a few dried hibiscus leaves
  • 1 drop citrus bitters
  • soda water
  • Ice
  • Grapefruit slice - For garnish

How to mix:

  1. In a shaker with ice, combine liquid ingredients.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass with ice, top with soda water, and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe

By Colleen Graham

Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe By Colleen Graham

Total prep time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail

Here's what you need:

  • ½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice, from 1/2 lime
  • 1 ¼ oz. orange juice
  • 1 oz. light rum
  • 1 oz. dark rum
  • ¼ oz. Galliano L'Autentico liqueur
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish, optional
  • Fresh mint sprig, for garnish, optional

How to mix:

  1. Squeeze the juice of half a lime into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add the orange juice, both rums, and Galliano.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice.
  5. Garnish with a cherry and a sprig of mint if you like.
Garden Gnomes - Gnome and Friends Wine Glass Charms Set by Simply Charmed

Decorate your cocktail glasses with these adorable Garden Gnomes - Gnome and Friends Wine Glass Charms Set. These Garden Gnome magnetic wine charms are fun hostess gifts for the gardener too! Or there is nothing wrong with a little self-love too! These three gnomes, bee, flower, and frog charms are sure to be a garden party hit!

Mix up some of the best spring cocktails packed with fresh fruits and spirits to welcome the new season. Toast to spring with these refreshing fruity and floral sips. Cheers!

 

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