No more excuses: the weather is too nice to say no to barbecues with relatives or picnics in the park with friends. And you know what goes well with good weather? A nice, refreshing, picture-perfect cocktail! No need to go crazy on the sugar, though – with all the fruits and flowers in season, it would be a pity not to make use of their delicious flavors.
7 Spring Cocktail Recipes
If you’re already picturing yourself holding a tall glass while chatting with your bestie, scroll down for some pretty spring cocktails that you’ll both enjoy.
Homemade rhubarb syrup, crushed strawberries and lime slices are mixed with gin to create this gorgeous ruby pink cocktail that’s perfect for spring brunches!
Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Rickey with Lime from Family Style Food
Gin and tonic may be a classic combination, but it can easily become a boring one. Upgrade yours with passionfruit, pineapple, lime and elderflower liqueur.
Spring Gin & Tonic with Passionfruit & Pineapple from Little Sugar Snaps
Limoncello is great on its own but it gets even better when mixed with prosecco, lemon soda and mint leaves!
Sparkling Limoncello Cocktail from Inside the Rustic Kitchen
With just a splash of vodka and plenty of fruity goodness, this spring cocktail is the perfect way to put your syrup making skills to good use!
Strawberry Hibiscus Cooler from Hello Glow
Garnished with cucumber ribbons, rosemary sprigs and watermelon radish slices, this modern take on gin & tonic will be the talk of any party!
Cucumber Rosemary Gin & Tonic from The Forked Spoon
An Instagram-worthy cocktail in complementary colors? Sign us up! This lavender Collins is light and refreshing, an updated classic if you will.
Lavender Collins from Cali Girl Cooking
Alcohol not in your diet? No worries, you can still enjoy a fancy spring drink without booze. This combination of vanilla rose syrup and ginger juice is super refreshing, and can easily be topped with vodka or gin for party guests.
Blushing Ginger Rose Fizz from The Flavor Bender9