Freshen up your cocktails with spring flavors
Now that it’s finally starting to feel like spring, let’s
talk about how to freshen up your cocktails to match the season.
Personally, when spring comes around, I crave a well-made mojito!
Using fresh mint in a mojito makes this cocktail extra refreshing. If you like
something a bit sweeter, consider the Kentucky Derby favorite, the mint
Another spring ingredient is ginger. Using this flavorful spice
in a variety of drinks adds a punch of sweet and spicy all at once. Serious Eats has several wonderful
recipes for drinks including ginger. Check out these thirst quenching drinks: Grapefruit
and Ginger Sparkler, Southern
Baptist, and the Pom
Pomme, which all use a form of ginger in the recipe.
If you’re not into herbs and spices in your drinks, then
consider adding various fruits like mango, strawberries or raspberries. The aptly
Fever drink uses mostly fruit juices, but I’d consider using fresh fruit instead
and adding in a bit of rum to make it a tropical treat.
No matter what spring recipe is your favorite, you’ll need a
glass custom designed glass to hold your beverage. For the mint drinks, I
recommend serving them in our classic highball
glasses, which hold 10.25 oz. and stand at 5.25” tall.
Our rocks glasses
are a perfect fit for the recipes using ginger. They have an 11 oz. capacity
and are 3.5” tall. The simple style and shape make the rocks glass our most
If you’re looking for a glass with that is a little more
fun, look no further than our hurricane
glasses. With its unique shape and character, this glass is a great fit for
the fruity and tropical drinks.
Whatever the occasion may be, we hope that your taste buds
will enjoy the switch over to spring!