16 Spring Cocktail Recipes for a Fresh, Cool Season of Sipping

Say hello to green season with these light and bright spritzers, sours, freezes, and highballs.
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Strawberry & Thyme Switchel Cocktail

Leela Cyd’s Strawberry & Thyme Switchel

While blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are tastiest in the summer, strawberries are ripe for the picking in the spring – which makes this the perfect fruity, spring cocktail!

Recipe: Try our Strawberry & Thyme Switchel Cocktail

Citrus Gin Spritzer

citrus gin spritzer

There's nothing to pump you up for warmer weather like a handful of citrus in a sparking, boozy drink. Top with mint to make 'em extra refreshing.

Recipe: Try our Citrus Gin Spritzer

Lemon-Berry Freezes

Lemon-Berry Freezes

This 6-ingredient cocktail couldn't be easier to make – just break out the blender and get sipping!

Recipe: Try our Lemon-Berry Freezes

Cucumber Gin & Tonic

Cucumber Gin & Tonic

These boozy bevs give a whole new meaning to "cool as a cucumber." Added cilantro, lime juice, and chilled tonic water provide the ultimate chill.

Recipe: Try our Cucumber Gin & Tonic

Carrot-y Mary

Carrot-y Mary

No sweet tooth? No problem! Carrot-infused Bloody Mary's offer fun spring flavor minus the sugar shock. 

Recipe: Try our Carrot-y Mary

Pink Grapefruit Whiskey Sours

pink grapefruit whiskey sours

Grapefruits are at peak ripeness in the spring, so why not put them to good use? Toss them in a glass with sugar and your favorite whiskey for a sweet and zesty mixed drink.

Recipe: Try our Pink Grapefruit Whiskey Sours

Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

If you like Moscow Mules, you'll LOVE these! Just trade vodka for rum and sugar, and enjoy.

Recipe: Try our Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

Grapefruit Gimlet

grapefruit gimlet

Out with soda, and in with grapefruit juice and green Chartreuse. Once you try this, you'll never make a gimlet any other way!

Recipe: Try our Grapefruit Gimlet

Classic Margarita

classic margarita

What can we say? Some cocktails just work year round! Follow this recipe to make the perfect Marg – homemade simple syrup included.

Recipe: Try our Classic Margarita

Rosemary Ruby Cocktails

rosemary ruby cocktails

Nothing says spring like fresh herbs. A few rosemary sprigs will take this cocktail from ho-hum to "Oh, yum!"

Recipe: Try our Rosemary Ruby Cocktails

Pimm's Cocktails

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Fruity and minty and oh-so refreshing. This bev will make your spring one to remember.

Recipe: Try our Pimm's Cocktails

The Tipsy Earl

the tipsy earl

Ever make a mixed drink with tea leaves? Grab you Earl Grey and vodka and start experimenting with this recipe.

Recipe: Try our Tipsy Earl

Grapefruit Sidecar

Grapefruit Sidecar

You'll use the whole grapefruit for this spring-y cocktail – squeeze in some juice, toss in some slices, and don't forget the grapefruit zest rim!

Recipe: Try our Grapefruit Sidecar

Lavender Royale Cocktail

Lavender Royale Cocktail

Carrots actually have two seasons – one in the fall and one in the spring! Mix up some purple carrot syrup to make these pretty drinks.

Recipe: Try our Lavender Royale Cocktail

Green Tea Champagne

Green Tea Champagne

You're just three ingredients away from this green, springtime cocktail. 

Recipe: Try our Green Tea Champagne

Hibiscus Kir Royale

hibiscus kir royale

Put a floral twist on a classic cocktail! Easy hibiscus syrup transforms champagne into a sweet spring treat.

Recipe: Try our Hibiscus Kir Royale

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