Winter is over and now it is time for spring. You can finally ice your drinks and enjoy them without shuddering at the chill. The perfect time to shed your layers and hit your internal defrost button with spring inspired cocktails. Spring cocktails and drinks are meant to celebrate the turning of the season and to mimic and enjoy the new colors spreading throughout the atmosphere. 


From rum, bourbon, tequila, vodka, gin, brandy and many more all are waiting for you to start sipping. They are unabashedly cheery and bright, made freshly to giddy you up. Take a look below and find some refreshing and the most festive cocktails to welcome in the new and warmer months ahead. 

Cherry Blossom

Ingredients: 1800 Silver Tequila, grenadine, lime juice, and grapefruit juice.

Mix all the ingredients into a shaker, pour it in a salt-rimmed martini glass and serve with ice.
Cherry blossom is the perfect mix of flavors to enjoy in the spring time. Cherry blossom has antioxidant properties and also a great taste for you to enjoy.

Mint Julep 

Ingredients: Mint, Black Maple Hill Bourbon, syrup, and crushed ice.

In a julep cup add mint and syrup. Fill the rest with ice and stir the bourbon in it. Serve with a sprig of mint on top.


Mint julep can be very refreshing during the hotter days of spring and what better way to do it then in style, plus it tastes good. 

Bourbini

Ingredients: Heaven Hill 6-Year Bourbon, peach bitters, peche peach liqueur, and sparkling wine.


Shake ingredients with ice, strain into flute, top with sparkling wine, and garnish with mint sprig.

Lemon-Thyme Vodka 

Ingredients: Lemon wedges, sugar, citrus vodka, fresh thyme, lemon thyme.

Carefully fill the rimmed glass with ice. Pour the syrup into the glass, lemon wedges and all. Top off with the club soda, the squeeze the lemon wedge over before dropping it into the glass. Garnish with the thyme sprig and serve.

If kids can enjoy lemonade in hot days, why can’t adults? This is kind of an adult version for lemonade that you can enjoy when the heat is getting to you.  

The Parasol

Ingredients: Lillet Blanc, St. Germain, honey syrup , lemon juice, champagne.


Add ice to shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a champagne flute. Top with champagne.

The Griffith Park Swizzle

Ingredients: Bourbon, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, dashes of absinthe, Peychaud and Angostura bitters, sugar cube, mint leaves, and mint sprig.
In a small tin combine sugar cube, mint leaves, lime juice, simple syrup, bourbon and absinthe. Take ingredients and dump into a Collins glass, fill with crushed ice and add Peychaud and Angostura bitters. Lightly swizzle bitters to have them “blend” into the drink. Top with more crushed ice and garnish with mint sprig.