Ten Best Drinks for Spring | How to Drink



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Today I’m presenting my ten favorite drinks for spring, light, refreshing, approachable, and fun!

Aperol Spritz:
In Glass
Crack Ice
2 oz. -or- 60 ml Aperol
3 oz. -or- 90 ml Prosecco
2 oz. -or- 60 ml Seltzer
Stir to incorporate
Garnish with Orange Wedge

Pimm’s Cup:
In Glass
1-2 Cucumber Ribbon
1-2 Apple Ribbon
Few slices lemon
Few slices of strawberry
Pack in glass with Ice
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Pimm’s #1
4 oz. -or- 120 ml. Lemon Soda
Garnish as you see fit

Sherry Cobbler:
In Shaker
Throw in a few Orange Slices
.5 oz. -or- 15 ml. Simple or Gum Syrup
4 oz. or 120 ml. Sherry (Lustau Amontillado Sherry)
Garnish with Oranges, Some Mint, and Berries

Mint Julep
In Glass
~.5 oz. -or- ~ 15 ml. Simple Syrup (to taste)
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
A plethora of mint leaves
3 oz. -or- 90 ml. Bourbon (Buffalo Trace or Old Grandad Bottled in Bond)
Muddle it
Fill beaker partway with crushed ice
Swizzle it
Top it up with ice
add a bouquet of several sprigs of mint

Gordon’s Cup:
In Shaker
8 Lime Wedges
4 Cucumber Wheels
.75 oz -or- 22 ml. of Simple Syrup
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. London Dry Gin (Gordon’s London Dry Gin or Fords)
Add ice and shake
Strain into glass
Garnish with Cucumbers & Limes
Add Pinch of Salt & Pepper

Earl Gry MarTEAni:
In Shaker
1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Simple Syrup
.75 oz. -or- 22 ml. Lemon Juice
1.5 oz. -or- 45 ml. Infused Gin (Tanqueray was used in the original recipe, Fords used in this episode)
1 egg white
dry shake
shake again and strain into sugar rimmed coupe
garnish with a lemon twist

Gin Whisper:
In Shaker
Add 3 mint leaves
.25 oz. -or- 7 ml. of Simple Syrup
.25 Oz. -or- 7 ml. St. Germaine
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. of Gin (Bulrush)
1 Egg White
Dry Shake
Add ice and shake again
Strain into glass
Garnish with Mint Leaf

In Shaker
Two Barspoons of Superfine Sugar
1 whole lime quartered
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Cachaça (NovoFogo)
Shake over ice
open pour into glass

In salt rimmed glass
4 Lime Quarters
2 Wedges Grapefruit
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Tequila (Fortaleza Reposado)
3 oz. -or- 90 ml. Grapefruit Soda
Garnish with Fresh Mint”

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