April Showers bring May…cocktails? Sure, we’ll go with that. Here is a list of some of Southern Boating‘s favorite spring cocktails. Enjoy!
2 oz Bourbon
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
In a julep cup (or highball glass) muddle 2 sprigs of mint with the simple syrup. Fill cup 3/4 full with crushed ice. Add bourbon. Stir. Fill remaining glass with crushed ice and a sprig of mint.
Recommended appetizer: Baby Lettuce Salad with Radishes
2 oz Russian Vodka
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
Muddle blackberries. Add vodka and lime juice. Shake over ice. Strain into an ice-filled double old-fashioned (or copper mug). Top off with ginger beer. Stir gently. Garnish with a lime wheel and blackberry.
Spicy Strawberry Blonde
2 oz Jalapeno Tequila
1 oz Lime juice
3/4 oz Simple syrup
In shaker muddle strawberry, add ice and all ingredients. Shake and pour into a rox glass and garnish with strawberry and jalapeño.
Recommended dessert: Asian Sweet and Sour Fruit
6 cups limoncello
Directions: Add ice cubes to a pitcher. Pour the seltzer in and mix in the limoncello. Pour into individual glasses. Garnish with a lemon slice on the rim of each glass.
Recommended dessert: Strawberries with Lime Cream
What’s your favorite spring cocktail? Tell us in the comments!