Updated: Mar 25
We are toasting Spring at the cabin with these easy Spring Cocktails!
With winter almost behind us, we can’t help but dream of misty spring nights and the inevitable adventures that accompany the changing seasons.
Getting out of the house to enjoy fresh spring air, fun times with great friends, and celebrations of warmer weather is something almost all of us look forward to. Whether your agenda includes brunch, a picnic, a garden party, an evening by the fire with friends, or a special night with your significant other, a fresh spring cocktail can really set the tone for an intentional and refreshing experience, especially if you make it together.
As we prepare for spring weather and exciting gatherings, we wanted to share five of our favorite cocktails (or mocktails) that we know you’ll love. Featuring fresh ingredients and unique flavors, these beverages are fun to make and fun to drink. So before you run out and grab groceries for your next event or special occasion, take note of these spring cocktail recipes and make sure to add these ingredients to the list!
Perfectly Sweet Pomegranate Gin Cocktail
One of our favorite gin cocktails of all time! This cocktail takes full advantage of unique gin flavors to enhance the taste and help you create something special. If you’re a gin aficionado, you’ll want to break out one of your favorites for this light, bright recipe. You can prepare this cocktail in just 5 minutes and the recipe list is easy to achieve. Start out with fresh ice cubes in the bottom of the glass. You’ll need:
Gin of your choice
Ice cubes or crushed ice
Fresh mint sprig
Swap gin for extra soda water and pomegranate juice to create a mocktail masterpiece. For the full recipe and instructions from Yuppiechef, click here.
Bubbly Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail
If you’re hosting friends or family this spring, this cocktail is a must. Not only is it easy to make in larger batches, it’s also the perfect palette of spring colors, flavors, and scents using very few ingredients. Featuring champagne as the alcohol additive, it’s great for gatherings and events where you’ll be toasting to something special. To make this cocktail, you’ll need:
Blood oranges, juiced
Blood orange slices
Champagne of choice
Straws of choice
Swap champagne for sparkling juice or seltzer to turn this into a virgin beverage! For the full recipe and instructions from The Inspired Home, click here.
Gorgeous Grapefruit Mojito Cocktail
Simple yet sophisticated, this refreshing spring cocktail, the grapefruit mojito will impress guests and is the perfect way to truly embrace springtime weather. Great for girl’s night, brunch, or a date night at home, this recipe is perfect for experimenting with flavors. Not a grapefruit fan? Swap it out for blood orange leftovers from the previous recipe, strawberries for a beachy vibe, or fresh berries perfect for a warm spring day. We like to serve this in a highball glass. To make this yourself, you’ll need:
Fresh mint leaves.
Fresh grapefruit juice
As always, you can swap rum for extra sparkling water or seltzer to offer a non-alcoholic alternative for guests to enjoy. For the full recipe and instructions from Best Friends For Frosting, click here.
Pretty & Pink Champagne Margarita Cocktail
Who doesn't love a classic margarita? When we found out about the concept of champagne margaritas, we knew we had to give them a shot. Pink lemonade is one of the best ways to channel springtime vibes, and this drink has no shortage of them. This unique recipe will make good times even greater and give you something to talk about - we’ve even seen this recipe used for signature spring wedding cocktails. To build it yourself, you’ll need:
Fresh Lime juice & slices
Sugar sticks (optional)
Pink salt (optional)
Edible flowers ( for garnish)
Turn this into a mocktail, use club soda and sugar syrup. For the full recipe and instructions from The Adventure Brite, click here.
Sweet Georgia Peach Smash Cocktail
Peaches feel like the essence of spring to us! For those of us who enjoy whiskey or dark liqueurs, this cocktail is equal parts bold and delicate. Featuring a delicious peach flavor and a color that’ll remind you of warm summer evenings, this cocktail is great for date night or storytelling by the fire. To make a large pitcher of amazing spring cocktails you’ll need:
Whiskey or bourbon (peach flavored might be best)
Fresh Lemon juice
Fresh peach slices
Swap whiskey for a whiskey alternative or splash of vanilla bitters to create a non-alcoholic version of this delicious recipe! For the full recipe and instructions from Pizzazzerie, click here.
We have The Adventure Bite to thank for their cocktail inspiration! You can check out their incredible collection of more than 30 springtime cocktail recipes here for more delicious ideas. The ones we’ve featured above are just a few of our favorite colorful cocktails!
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