It’s time to retire your parka and warm winter libation for the season, and welcome the warmer weather with open arms and a refreshing Spring cocktail in hand.

“Spring into Spring” with a few of these thirst-quenching and delicious seasonal sips curated with Woodford Reserve, Crystal Head Vodka, Seagram’s Vodka, Corralejo Tequila, Templeton Rye and Stella Rosa.

Watermelon Smash

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Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Seagram’s Watermelon Vodka
  • 1.25 oz. Templeton Rye
  • .75 oz Demerara syrup
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 6 mints

Method:

  • Muddle the lemons/mint and syrup.
  • Add the liquor/light shake and dirty dump in rocks glass.

Woodford Reserve Tea Punch

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  • 3oz. Unsweetened Tea
  • 1.5oz. Strawberry Lemonade
  • 1.5oz. Orange Juice
  • 2.oz Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select

Directions:

  • Pour over ice in a tea cup! Garnish with a mint sprig and a cinnamon stick

Proper No. Twelve Crumlin Cobbler

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Created by Nick Fogel, Beverage Director, The Late Late Bar & Spirit Grocer

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
  • .5 Aperol
  • .5 Lemon
  • .25 Simple
  • 3 Bar Spoon Macerated Strawberries
  • Garnish: Basil Sprig

Directions:In a shaker muddle Strawberries. Combine the remaining ingredients, shake and strain into a rocks glass.

Macerated Strawberries Ingredients:

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 3 large basil leaves, Chiffonade
  • 1 pint of sugar

Directions: Cut Strawberries into small pieces. Combine with basil and sugar and mix vigorously, slightly bruising the strawberries. Cover and store for 12 hours.

Corralejo Tequila Spicy Grapefruit Sour

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Recipe:

  • 2 ounces Corralejo Reposado
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • ½ ounce jalapeño simple syrup
  • 1 egg white

Method: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake hard to chill and combine ingredients. Strain out ice and shake hard again strain into your glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

Apple Lemon Drop

Recipe:

  • 2 ounces Seagram’s Apple Vodka
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Sugar (for rim)

Directions: Rim your glass with sugar and add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake hard to chill and combine ingredients and strain into your glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

POM POM Punch

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Recipe:

  • 4 oz. Stella Rosa Moscato d’Asti
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice
  • 3 oz. Pomegranate juice
  • Pomegranate

Method: Pour Stella Rosa Moscato d’Asti into glass and add juices then pomegranate. Stir and enjoy!

Cool & Dill-licious

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Recipe:

  • 1 ½ oz Crystal Head Vodka Aurora
  • ½ oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 3 oz Tonic Water
  • 3 slices of Cucumber
  • Pinch of Fresh Dill

Method:

  • Muddle cucumber, fresh dill Crystal Head Vodka and St Germain in a shaker.
  • Add ice and shake.
  • Strain into a highball glass over ice.
  • Garnish with dill sprig and cucumber slice.

Aloha Party

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Recipe:
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 1 oz. mango juice
  • Stella Rosa Tropical Mango
  • ½ oz. Rosa 22
  • Pinch of shredded coconut
  • Orange twist
  • Lime wheel
  • Edible flowers

Method:

  • Place ice in glass.
  • Add orange juice and mango juice.
  • Pour in Stella Rosa Tropical Mango.
  • Add Rosa 22. Garnish with shredded coconut, orange twist, lime wheel, and an edible flower.

Apple Lemon Drop

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Recipe:

  • 2 ounces Seagram’s Apple Vodka
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Sugar (for rim)

Directions: Rim your glass with sugar and add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake hard to chill and combine ingredients and strain into your glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

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