Cheers to Spring! Here Are 6 Cocktail Recipes

By Daksha Devnani, Epoch Times
March 31, 2015 10:20 pm Last Updated: September 8, 2015 7:35 am

Celebrate the season of spring with these refreshing cocktails. We’ve compiled a list of six cocktail recipes—give them a try!

1. G’Spring

(Courtesy of G'vine Gin)
(Courtesy of G’vine Gin)

This gin-based cocktail put a fresh and fruity twist on the classic Gin & Tonic with the use of a floral based gin and grapes.

(Created by Junior Merino)



Pour all ingredients into a high ball glass with ice and stir.

2. Japanese Diplomat

(Courtesy of Rum Diplomatico)
(Courtesy of Rum Diplomatico)

This cocktail embodies the ingredients of a classic daiquiri but takes it up a notch with the addition of Bunny Yuzu Sake.

(Courtesy of Rum Diplomatico)



Mix all ingredients together. Fill with Bunny Yuzu Sake. Top with Diplomatico Riserva Exclusiva Highball.

3. Spicy Pear

(Courtesy of Union Kitchen and Tap)
(Courtesy of Union Kitchen and Tap)

Nothing is more satisfying on a toasty spring day than this Spicy Pear cocktail. The unusual combination of spicy fresh serrano chilies and sweet premium pear vodka will make you wish for spring all year round.

(Courtesy of Union Kitchen & Tap)


  • 1 ¼ oz. Grey Goose Pear
  • ¾ oz. St. Germain
  • ½ oz. Lemon Juice
  • ¼ oz. Agave
  • Serrano Chilies


Add all ingredients into a tumbler with ice and two or three Serrano chilies. Shake thoroughly and strain into a martini glass or tumbler. Garnish with a Serrano chili slice.

4. Pomegranate Mint Margarita

Pomegranate Mint Margarita (Courtesy of Isabel's Cantina)
Pomegranate Mint Margarita (Courtesy of Isabel’s Cantina)

Looking to drink healthy to prepare for the beach season ahead? Look no further, this margarita filled with antioxidants from fresh pomegranate juice and sweetness from natural agave that is a skinnier alternative to the typical sugary cocktail.

(Courtesy of Isabel’s Cantina)


  • 1 ½ Tequila
  • 1 ½ oz. total of equal parts Agave and Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/8 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • Mint sprig


Fill a shaker with ice. Pour in tequila, agave and fresh lime juice mix, and pomegranate juice. Shake vigorously 10 times. Strain over a margarita glass rimmed with salt and filled with ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime.

5. Blackberry Bliss

(Courtesy of Fig Tree Cafe)
(Courtesy of Fig Tree Cafe)

Nothing is more blissful than a berry light cocktail on a warm spring day. Perfect for early morning boozing, this Blackberry Bliss, made with mint sprigs and champagne, is guaranteed to make any ordinary spring day sweeter.

(Courtesy of Fig Tree Café)


  • 6 Blackberries
  • 2 Mint Sprigs
  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • Champagne
  • Ice


Muddle 5 blackberries with 1 sprig of mint in a mason jar. Add 2oz vodka and fill Mason jar with champagne up to 3/4 and top with ice. Garnish with 1 blackberry and a mint spring.

6. Blueberry Mojito

(Courtesy of Duck Dive)
(Courtesy of Duck Dive)

Duck Dive, in Pacific Beach San Diego, puts a fruity twist one of the world’s most famous cocktails. Calling all mojito lovers, the Blueberry mojito is a simple recipe with powerful flavor that will satisfy any minty cravings.

(Courtesy of The Duck Dive)


  • 1.5 oz. Bacardi Oakheart
  • 75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 75 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Approx. 4-5 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 5-8 Fresh Blueberries


Add blueberries, mint, and lime juice into shaker. Muddle ingredients. Add ice and simple syrup and shake vigorously. Pour contents into cocktail glass. Top with soda.