Spring Too 5 Drink Mixes

Top 5 Drink Mixes of Spring

As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, it's time to embrace the vibrant flavors and colors of spring. At Liquor & Beyond, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse selection of exotic liquors perfect for creating refreshing and creative springtime cocktails. To help you celebrate the season, we've put together a list of our top 5 drink mixes featuring unique and flavorful ingredients that are sure to brighten your day.

  1. Sakura Blossom Martini

Celebrate the cherry blossom season with this delicate and floral cocktail that combines the subtle sweetness of cherry liqueur with the smooth elegance of gin.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz cherry liqueur
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • Edible cherry blossoms (optional garnish)

Instructions:

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with edible cherry blossoms, if available, for an added touch of spring.

  1. Lavender Honey Collins

This fragrant and refreshing twist on a classic Tom Collins features the soothing aroma of lavender, perfectly complemented by the natural sweetness of honey.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • 1/2 oz lavender syrup
  • Club soda
  • Lavender sprigs (garnish)

Instructions:

In a shaker, combine vodka, lemon juice, honey syrup, and lavender syrup. Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a sprig of lavender.

  1. Spicy Pineapple Paloma

Add a tropical twist to your spring festivities with this Spicy Pineapple Paloma. The combination of tequila, pineapple, and a hint of jalapeño brings a delightful balance of sweet, sour, and heat to this classic Mexican cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 3 oz pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/4 oz agave syrup
  • 1-2 jalapeño slices
  • Club soda
  • Pineapple wedge (garnish)

Instructions:

In a shaker, muddle the jalapeño slices with agave syrup. Add tequila, pineapple juice, and lime juice, and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass, top with club soda, and garnish with a pineapple wedge.

  1. Elderflower Spritz

This light and effervescent cocktail is perfect for spring brunches or garden parties. The combination of elderflower liqueur, sparkling wine, and a hint of citrus creates a refreshing and sophisticated sip.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 4 oz sparkling wine
  • 1 oz soda water
  • Lemon twist (garnish)

Instructions:

Pour elderflower liqueur into a wine glass filled with ice. Top with sparkling wine and soda water, and gently stir. Garnish with a lemon twist.

  1. Strawberry Basil Smash

Celebrate the arrival of fresh strawberries with this fruity and herbaceous cocktail. The combination of gin, ripe strawberries, and aromatic basil creates a harmonious and invigorating springtime treat.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz gin
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 2-3 fresh strawberries
  • 4-5 basil leaves
  • Extra basil and strawberry (garnish)

Instructions:

In a shaker, muddle the strawberries and basil leaves with simple syrup. Add gin and lemon juice, then shake with ice. Double strain

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