Spring is no doubt one of my favorite times of the year.
I love taking nature walks in the rain, buying Easter candy, and watching the world return to life. The other thing I love about spring? Making spring cocktails!
With my large family, we get together often in the springtime, and we love making any of these 20 fantastic cocktail recipes.
Check out these spring cocktails that will make you smile as you sip.
Corpse Reviver has an interesting name, but it fits appropriately as a spring cocktail because the world is reviving itself through spring after winter.
While I don’t know if you can serve this drink at a Mother’s Day brunch, given the name, it is suitable for plenty of other get-togethers.
Corpse Reviver is a sour cocktail composed of gin, lemon juice, Cointreau, and a few other ingredients.
If you like gin, check out other spring gin cocktails like this one.
Mint Julep is a classic spring mint cocktail, one my family came across while on vacation many years ago.
It’s a simple drink with an illustrious history; did you know it was the drink of choice at the Kentucky Derby?
All it takes is bourbon, sugar, mint, and ice for the basic recipe. There are plenty of iterations and changes, so you can experiment to find the Mint Julep you like best.
I recommend finding a Julep cup special and, if you feel fancy, some bitters to top off.
Just as the flowers bloom outside, you can enjoy your own with this Cherry Blossom Martini inside.
Not only can you make a cute garnish if you have real cherry blossoms nearby, but the pretty pink color is inviting for spring!
Cherries, any vodka you like (I prefer Tito’s), cherry syrup, and a few other ingredients are all it takes to have this spring cocktail sipper.
This Spring Fever spring cocktail is delightful. All you need are strawberries, rosé wine, and a few other ingredients.
My favorite thing about it is the lemon wheel garnish; it looks so elegant, and I just love preparing it for family brunches.
It’s a great sipper, and if you have your at-home bar or one in the making, most of the ingredients will already be in your pantry.
It kind of feels like cheating to list this Blackberry Peach Elderflower cocktail with these spring cocktails.
The reason? You’ll want to keep making this drink over and over, even into the end of summer!
This drink is great for easy dinners, a simple drink, and will make you the host with the most if you provide it at a springtime party.
Aside from peach, blackberries, mint, and elderflower liqueur, this cocktail doesn’t take much to knock those winter socks off.
This is one of my favorite vodka cocktails for the spring.
The Lavender Collins spring cocktail will be calling your name that first day the snow melts away for good.
It’ll require a little handiwork to make your lavender simple syrup if you can’t find it in stores, but your effort will be worth it.
Add in some lavender garnish, gin, club soda, and a few other ingredients, and you’ll be sipping springtime in a glass.
Spring Fling is a personal favorite for my family and me.
The citrus and fruity flavors coming from the orange and pineapple juice usher you perfectly into the beautiful spring season.
Aside from tequila, you only require a few more ingredients to enjoy this amazing sipper. Check out other spring tequila cocktails to celebrate the warm weather with.
I love nothing more than a strawberry smoothie, a strawberry salad, and strawberry ice cream!
That’s why I especially enjoy the Strawberry Moscow Mule as my spring cocktail of choice.
Strawberries, lime juice, ginger beer, and a few other mixed ingredients can give you a single glass for yourself or a whole pitcher to serve your guests.
If you're like me, you'll pair it with your favorite strawberry dessert!
The Floral Sangria spring cocktail will become your go-to during springtime hosting.
Whether doing a small barbecue or holding Easter or a Mother’s Day dinner, this sangria will be not only a beauty to behold with its unique garnishments, but also as delicious as it looks.
You’ll enjoy getting a healthy fruit serving with strawberries, raspberries, oranges, and lemon. Pinot grigio and a few other alcohols are all you need to make this beauty.
The Grapefruit Lillet Cocktail is a spring cocktail you’ll keep on rotation long after summer comes in.
It’s also easy to whip up, needing only vodka, grapefruit, and one other ingredient - French spirit Lillet Blanc.
So after you’ve polished off all your spring cleaning, don’t hesitate to enjoy this tangy, tasty sipper.
The Lavender French 75 spring cocktail is enjoyable because it is delicious and easy to make. It also looks so fancy that you'll be beside yourself with how good it looks.
Aside from lavender flowers, most of the other ingredients, like lemon juice and sugar, will be things you already have on hand at home.
Check out our favorite gins to pair with a French 75 for this variation.
This Vodka Lemonade spring cocktail is an oldie but a goodie!
This recipe elevates it to make it above a typical vodka lemonade and even suggests substitutions to customize it to match your preferences.
Needing only sparkling lemonade, vodka, and one other ingredient, this sipper will undoubtedly be your new go-to during the spring months.
This Basil Limoncello spring cocktail will add a nice color to your table.
All you need besides the basil and limoncello is lemon juice, sparkling water, and a few other touches you probably already have right at home. I enjoy serving this during Mother's Day lunches.
After crafting this Spring Garden Margarita, you might hesitate when coming to drink it. This spring cocktail will look so beautiful you won’t want to destroy it.
That first sip will be amazing, and while the ingredients are ones you’ll already have at home, the garnish is entirely up to you!
I like adding edible flowers to enhance the look of spring!
This Grapefruit Cucumber Gin Cocktail is delightful and pretty simple to make.
All it takes is grapefruit juice, cucumber seltzer, and gin, something you most likely already have in your alcohol supply.
Depending on your taste preference, you can customize the servings to fit your liking!
Aperol Spritz is a classic spring and summertime drink.
With its beautiful orange hue, you’ll remember gorgeous sunsets awaiting us in the warmer seasons. In our house, we only use Aperol, with no substitutions.
Prosecco, club soda, and oranges are the way to do it right for this spring cocktail.
The Basil Tom Collins is a classic, and if you’ve never tried it before, you’ll know why after you have a sip.
This classic cocktail only requires basil, cucumber slices, gin, and some simple syrup, which you can make right at home.
You’ll feel like a real bartender when you enjoy this spring cocktail. I love adding fresh herbs to a classic drink like this one.
This spring cocktail called Spring Feeling, well, makes you feel spring!
To make a spring feeling right at home, you’ll need gin, green chartreuse liquor, lemon juice, and your choice for a simple garnish.
When I can find edible flowers, I enjoy using those to add some elegance.
The Grapefruit Gin Spritz cocktail is light, airy, and delicious to ring in the new season.
The color of it is also breathtaking; a pretty pink that is right at home on a table setting for Mother’s Day, Easter, or a regular brunch with friends.
Prosecco, gin, grapefruit juice, and sparkling water is all it takes. I love to add a special rim on my glasses and a grapefruit wedge as garnish; up to you!
This Orange You Glad Cocktail is special to Empress 1908 Gin!
When I received a bottle for my birthday a few years ago, I wasn’t sure what to do. It looked too nice to use on ordinary drinks, so it sat waiting till I came across this website.
All you need is vanilla simple syrup, lemon and orange juice, soda water, and a few other ingredients to pull this tasty spring cocktail treat together.