10 Easy Spring Cocktails You Should Definitely Try at Home
The spring season is definitely a great time to relax under the warm, sunny weather while you enjoy your delish refreshments. A lot of us like going to the beach during springtime while others like having pool parties at home! So what better way to spend your spring siesta than to get yourself some refreshing cocktail drinks, right?
In this article, we have curated a list of very refreshing cocktail mixes that are quick and easy to do. If you are planning to take your quick beach getaway or simply planning to relax outdoors for the spring season, then here are some awesome cocktails you may want to try.
#1 French 75
The French 75 cocktail is a classic drink that rose to stardom among the high society French people back in World War I. It’s one of those vintage spirits that truly gives that sophisticatedly refreshing taste that a lot of people still obsess over until today. The French 75 cocktail is a wonderful mix of gin, lemon juice, champagne and a dash of sugar. This cocktail is great for daytime or night time as it feels light and fresh to the taste. Some people use cognac instead of gin for a stronger kick but if you would like to stick to the classic, here’s how to do it perfectly. Check out this cocktail tutorial we found for you:
#2 Grapefruit Rosemary Fizz
Fizzy drinks for springtime is definitely something to go for after a quick splash on the beach under the heat of the sun! Soda is quite a refreshing go-to drink for everybody but if you have a huge spring party in mind and you are hoping for drinks with a little bit of kick, we bring you the Grapefruit Rosemary Fizz! It gives you that citrusy grapefruit taste without tasting too sweet as the Rosemary gives it a lift in flavour. This cocktail is a blend of lime juice, grapefruit juice, chopped cucumber, rosemary syrup, sierra mist and club soda. This sparkly cocktail is going to blow you away!
#3 Honey Vanilla Spritzer
Want something sweet and simple for spring? Here’s a super easy cocktail for you. Well, this is probably the easiest on the list because the ingredients you need are probably in your kitchen already! You’ll need honey, vanilla essence, gin, fresh lime juice and chilled soda. Blend everything in and add in some water to neutralize the taste and balance all the flavours. This cocktail is also great for those who likes something sweet and who’s not into too much alcohol.
#4 La Fleurette Cocktail
If there’s one cocktail to make you dream of spring blossoms, nothing can ever beat La Fleurette. It’s light and refreshing – something perfect for romantic daytime or night time dates. The La Fleurette is a blooming concoction comprised of delightful spring blends including St. Germain, champagne, rose water and edible flowers to garnish. Adding pink food coloring is optional but if you want it to be more presentable, then you can do so. This drink is simple yet luxurious; something everyone will definitely love.
#5 Lillet Rose Spring Cocktail
Here’s something that every lady would love. It’s light, refreshing and invigorating for it features a blend that embraces delicate spring ingredients. For this one, you will need a Sauvignon Blanc (Lillet Rose), Red Grapefruit juice and gin. You only need to blend them altogether using a shaker until it becomes well chilled. In addition, you can choose to add edible flower petals for garnishing and aroma as well. Here’s another video tutorial for you:
#6 Rum Punch
If you are planning for a big party and anticipating for a larger amount of guests, then you can never go wrong with a rum punch. This one is fast and easy to do so it’s something you can easily make when the previous cocktails ran out. It’s refreshing and it really gives you that kick you’d really wish for an alcoholic beverage. You also enjoy the mix of fruit juices that blend so well with the rum. For this, you’ll need mint leaves, light and aged rum, fresh orange juice, mango juice and pineapple juice. Just go mix them in a huge bowl and mix fruit wedges in it. Here’s a YouTube tutorial you can check out:
#7 Black Velvet Stout Cocktail
If you are a bit of a heavy drinker, we’re pretty sure traditional fruit cocktails may seem a bit boring for you. If that’s the case, try stout cocktail which features stout ale and champagne. Just mix them vigorously altogether using a shaker and if you want to add a bit of flavour, add lime juice.
#8 Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria
For a romantic spring date, we recommend you try strawberry-rhubarb sangria. It’s a delightful blend of fruit juice, strawberry, rhubarb and of course, champagne. This blend has a distinctively relaxing aroma that indulges you into several fruit mixes while also giving you a subtle alcohol kick. Feeling like trying this one tonight? Check out this tutorial.
#9 White Nixon Cocktails
This special blend taste luxurious and bright for it features really refreshing ingredients blended to perfection. You’ll need red grapefruit juice, vodka, lavender tea and white tea to create this refreshing white cocktail. It’s also a great way to soothe the senses so if you like a drink to help you relax, then this one’s a must-try.
#10 Wood Sorrel Gin Smash
Wood sorrel is definitely a special ingredient to add in a cocktail. It’s also known as sour grass, which means it can replace lime or lemon in drinks. This one has a distinct flavour that is refreshing which leads us to this cocktail mixture. You’ll need wood sorrel stems and leaves, syrup and gin for this to work.
We hope you liked our list of these delightful spring cocktails that you can try. They are easy and these cocktails are definitely something to enjoy with your friends. You don’t have to always go straight to the bar or stick to the basic drinks you can find in stores! You can do so much with what you already have at home. It’s refreshing and invigorating – something perfect for the spring!