Spring is finally here! After a long and cold winter, it’s time to embrace the warmer weather, the sunshine, and of course, the vibrant colors that come with the season. One of the best ways to do that is by sipping on some delicious, fun, and colorful drinks that will make you feel like you’re celebrating the arrival of spring in style. So without further ado, here are seven fun colorful spring drinks that you can turn into a cocktail with these easy steps. This is sure to put a smile on your face and make you forget all about the winter blues.
Time For a Mocktail or a Cocktail
Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer
Who doesn’t love a refreshing glass of lemonade on a warm spring day? This Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer takes things to the next level by adding fresh strawberries and sparkling water for some extra fizz. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, and the bright pink color will instantly transport you to a sunny paradise.
Take your regular strawberry lemonade spritzer into a cocktail by adding a splash of vodka or gin. The sweet and tangy flavors of strawberry and lemon will be elevated by the alcoholic kick, making it the perfect refreshing cocktail to enjoy on a sunny day.
Blueberry Mint Lemonade
If you’re looking for a drink that’s both refreshing and Instagram-worthy, look no further than this Blueberry Mint Lemonade. The blueberries give it a stunning deep blue color, while the mint adds a refreshing twist. Serve it in a mason jar with some fresh blueberries and mint leaves, and you’ll have the ultimate springtime beverage.
Add some sophistication to your blueberry mint lemonade by mixing it with some vodka or white rum. The deep blue color of the blueberry and the refreshing mint taste will combine perfectly with the alcohol, creating a cocktail that’s both stunning and delicious
Pineapple Coconut Margarita
Nothing says “tropical paradise” quite like a Pineapple Coconut Margarita. This drink is bursting with flavor thanks to the combination of fresh pineapple, coconut water, and lime juice. The bright yellow color is sure to put a smile on your face.
Add the tequila and you will take your mocktail to a cocktail. This will have you feeling like you’re on vacation on a tropical island in no time flat. (My go-to tequila is Teremana Tequila)
If you’re a fan of floral flavors, you’ll love this Lavender Lemonade. The delicate lavender adds a subtle sweetness and aroma to the classic lemonade, and the pale purple hue is simply stunning. Add some edible flowers as a garnish, and you’ll have a drink that’s almost too pretty to drink.
Turn your Lavender Lemonade into a sophisticated cocktail by adding some gin or vodka. The delicate floral flavor of the lavender will blend perfectly with the alcohol, creating a unique and refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for any spring occasion.
Watermelon is the quintessential summer fruit, and this Watermelon Spritz is the perfect way to welcome the warmer weather. The fresh watermelon juice gives it a beautiful pink color, and the addition of Prosecco makes it feel extra special. Sip on this while lounging by the pool, and you’ll be in full-on summer mode.
Upgrade your Watermelon Spritz by adding some vodka or gin. The fresh watermelon juice and Prosecco will be perfectly complemented by the alcoholic kick, giving you a refreshing and slightly boozy cocktail that’s perfect for enjoying on a warm day.
Hibiscus Iced Tea
Hibiscus tea is not only delicious but it’s also packed with antioxidants and other health benefits. This Hibiscus Iced Tea is perfect for those who want a refreshing drink that’s also good for them. The bright red color is sure to catch your eye, and the tangy flavor will keep you coming back for more.
Add some rum or vodka to your Hibiscus Iced Tea to turn it into a refreshing and sophisticated cocktail. The tangy flavor of hibiscus tea will be enhanced by the addition of alcohol, making it a perfect springtime cocktail to enjoy with friends.
The Mint Julep is a classic Southern cocktail that’s perfect for springtime sipping. The combination of fresh mint, bourbon, and simple syrup is a match made in heaven, and the green color is a nod to the season’s new growth. Serve it in a silver cup for the ultimate Kentucky Derby experience.
Make your Mint Julep cocktail even more Southern by adding some bourbon and sugar syrup. The fresh mint flavor will be perfectly balanced by the sweetness of the sugar syrup and the boozy kick of the bourbon, giving you a classic cocktail that’s perfect for sipping on a warm spring day.
There’s no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than with some delicious and colorful drinks. Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, tangy, or boozy, there’s a springtime beverage out there for everyone. So grab your favorite glass, pick your favorite recipe, and cheers to the season of renewal!.