Seven Spring Cocktails You’ll Want to Smash
Is it spring yet?! We can’t tell you how excited we are about the warmer weather. Springtime means sunshine, flowers, birds chirping in the trees…and spring cocktails!!!
We have rounded up a list of our favourite cocktails to crush in the glorious warmth of the spring sun. These drinks are fresh, light and include springtime flavours like herbs, fruits and flowers.
Whether this spring brings showers or flowers, we have a cocktail sure to bring sunshine to your life!
The Aloe Ginger Spritzer
This spring cocktail combines the flavours of Aloe Vera juice with ginger liqueur and vodka. It’s light, it’s fresh and when paired with edible flower infused ice cubes and garnished with aloe vera leaves it is not only tasty AF but pretty AF too. Click here to get the recipe.
Perfect for: Impressing your gal pals, spring baby showers, your boho vegan healthy hippie friends.
If this drink doesn’t scream spring, we don’t know what does. It not only combines crisp white wine with the fruity, floral flavours of St.Germain and Lillet Blanc, it ‘s also packed full of fresh grapefruit, strawberries and lemon wedges and garnished with spring flowers. You’re going to feel like singing in the spring rain after sipping on this bad boy. Grab the recipe here.
Perfect for: Large gatherings of your fave ladies, springtime family get-togethers, a spring bridal shower.
The Rose Sour
Stop and sip the roses with this delicious spin on a gin sour using Dillon’s Rose Gin Liqueur. This drink is tart, floral and oh so creamy. It combines an egg white with lemon juice and simple syrup to create a smooth silky texture in this Best Day of the Week spring cocktail favourite. Let us just warn you that these go down a little too easily… Click here to get the recipe but don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Perfect for: warm spring days spent day drinking on the patio, Mother’s Day pre-dinner cocktails, gin lovers who want to mix up their regular gin and tonic regime.
Mint Basil Sparkler
This non-alcoholic spring bevvie is light, refreshing and oh so crushable. It combines the fresh flavours of mint, basil and lime leaves with soda water and lime juice to create a thirst quenching sparkling mocktail fit for those warm spring days. Plus, if you can always add gin or vodka to turn it into a cocktail. Click here to quench your thirst.
Perfect for: Your underage house guests, when it’s a little too early to crack a beer, hosting your preggers pal.
We can’t say enough good things about Aperol. This low alcohol aperitif is tart and bitter and sweet and syrupy all at the same time. Mix it with equal parts prosecco and soda water and you have the ultimate springtime sipper. This tasty cocktail can easily take you right into summer and may just carry into the fall too. Get the recipe here.
Perfect for: Friends, family and co-workers alike, sipping before a large meal, brunching.
Green Tea Cucumber Collins
This spring cocktail is light, refreshing and may even be good for you. It combines green tea, cucumber and honey syrup with the herbaceous flavours of gin and let’s just say, the result is magical. Click here to get the recipe for this feel-good spring bevvie.
Perfect for: Gardening in the sun, a DIY spa day with the girls. a mid-cleanse cheat day.
The Spring Smash
A smash usually combines herbs and fruit with sugar and alcohol to create an array of cocktails suitable for enjoying in the spring or summer. In our version, we muddled mint, basil and lemon verbena and combined honey syrup and gin to create a springtime smash with all the flavours of an herb garden in full swing. Click here to make your very own.
Perfect for: Gin lovers, julep lovers and making use of the herbs in your garden.