The best cocktails for spring

The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining on your face and you feel thirsty. Here you will find recipes to capture spring in a glass.

Spring is finally here and it's time to turn your face to the sun. Putting away the heavy coats and enjoying the warmer weather with blooming trees and flowers are great traditions. As the season begins, increased sunlight exposure can increase serotonin levels in the brain, acting as a natural antidepressant for many. But how about something fun? Hear the best cocktails for spring!

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Aperol and blood orange spritz

The Aperol Spritz is the fun drink for brunches, happy hours, and those craving the Riviera or Italian countryside. Beautiful, delicious and full of effervescence, it is the epitome of La Dolce Vita. But how about giving it a spring-like touch by adding blood orange? March/April is the end of their season and they should be rich in flavor.


  • 1/2 Cup (4 ounces) Prosecco
  • 1/4 Cup (2 ounces) Aperol
  • 1/2 Cup fresh blood orange juice (approx. 3 oranges)


  • Mix Prosecco and Aperol
  • Pour blood orange juice into a tall glass over ice
  • Garnish as desired

Sweet tea julep

Perfect for brunch and daytime drinking, the Sweet Tea Julep is intoxicating and uplifting. The extra lemon gives it a touch of acidity. This makes enough to share or for a nice long morning.


  • 6 cups Water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 6 Mint herbal tea bags
  • 1 ½ cups (12 ounces) Bourbon
  • 1 sliced ​​lemon
  • Crushed ice


  • Combine water, lemon juice (more if needed), and sugar in a medium saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved and mixture begins to boil, about 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Add mint herbal tea bags. Let sit until cool to room temperature, about 1 hour
  • Strain into a pitcher and stir in bourbon and lemon slices
  • Serve over crushed ice and garnish with lemon

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Hibiscus Martini


  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons hibiscus tea or 1-2 hibiscus tea bags
  • 1 cup fine sugar (not ground)
  • 2 ounces of vodka
  • 1/2 ounce orange flavored liqueur
  • 1 ounce lime juice (freshly squeezed is best)
  • 3/4 ounce hibiscus syrup
  • Garnish: twisted lime peel, edible orchid, hibiscus or other flowers


  • Bring 1 cup of water to a boil
  • Add hibiscus tea and let steep for 10 minutes
  • Take out the tea bag and add 1 cup of superfine sugar (not powdered sugar).
  • Stir until all the sugar is dissolved and refrigerate until ready to use
  • Pour vodka and other ingredients into a mixing glass
  • Add ice and shake vigorously for 7 to 8 seconds
  • Strain into a chilled martini glass
  • Garnish with a hibiscus flower or edible orchid

May these spring cocktails put you in a radiantly good mood.

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