6 Spring drinks for people who are totally over Winter!Β 

 
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These cocktails will get you in the spring mood, even if the weather forecast won't. πŸ’ Now that we're well into March, the season for fruity cocktails with loads of citrus slices has definitely arrived. These spring drink ideas are perfect for improving your mood after the treacherous icy cold tundras of winter. 

Here are a few of my flowery time favorites πŸ’•

RECIPES

 
 
 
 

Makes: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

2 lemons, sliced

2 limes, sliced

1 orange, sliced

2 bottles dry Spanish red wine

16 ounces orange juice

12 ounces simple syrup

Preparation

Muddle the fruit in a pitcher, then add remaining ingredients. Mix and serve in a wine glass over ice, garnished with lemon and lime.

 
 
 
 

Makes: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

2 bottles New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

16 ounces mango/kiwi puree (see recipe below)

12 ounces simple syrup

Preparation

Combine all ingredients and serve in a wine glass over ice.

Mango/kiwi puree: Combine fresh, peeled and pitted mangoes and kiwis in a blender at a ratio of 3 kiwis for every 1 mango. Puree until smooth.

 
 
 
 

Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

2 ounces fresh ginger, peeled and cut into thin disks (1/3 cup)

1/4 cup honey, or more to taste

1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

3/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4 large lemons)

5 cups water, divided

PreparationStir 2 cups boiling water with the ginger in a medium heatproof bowl. Slowly pour in the honey, stirring until it's dissolved. Add the salt, cover and let steep for 10 minutes.

Strain the ginger syrup into a large pitcher, reserving the ginger slices. Add the lemon juice and 3 cups cold water and sweeten to taste with honey. Refrigerate to cool. Store refrigerated, along with the ginger slices, for up to 5 days.Fill a highball or pint glass two-thirds of the way with ice and pour ginger lemonade over it. Garnish with a slice of the reserved ginger.

 
 
 
 

Makes: 1 serving

Ingredients

1 Β½ parts tangerine vodka

6 parts orange juice

Orange slice for garnish

Preparation

Add tangerine vodka to ice-filled glass and top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice.

 
 
 
 

Makes: 1 serving

Ingredients

2 parts Meyer Lemon Vodka

2 parts low-sodium tomato juice

Splash of fresh lemon juice

Squeeze of fresh lime juice

Dash of Worcestershire sauce (to taste)

Dash of hot sauce

Sprinkle of celery salt

Cucumber for garnish

Preparation

Shake ingredients well in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

 
 
 
 

Makes: 1 drink

Ingredients

3 parts prosecco

2 parts peach puree

PreparationCombine ingredients in a flute glass.

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I hope you found something that made your mouth water! I know I did!! Be sure to stay tuned on the blog, having a very big surprise coming up soon and you're definitely not going to want to miss out on this one πŸ€‘

With love, Mistrmilk βœ¨πŸ’–πŸ˜š

All photos via Internet. 

 
all, EatsAnthony Lopez