With the arrival of spring, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about refreshing cocktails to enjoy in the warmer weather. Many classic cocktails are making a comeback, and bartenders are putting their own spin on these traditional drinks. Here are five cocktails that are making a comeback this spring:
The gimlet has been around for over a century. It’s a simple yet refreshing drink that combines gin and lime juice. The gimlet fell out of favor for a while, but it’s now making a comeback. Bartenders are experimenting with different types of gin and adding twists like cucumber or mint.
The Boulevardier is similar to a Negroni, but with whiskey instead of gin. It’s a sophisticated drink that’s perfect for sipping on a warm spring evening. The Boulevardier has also been around for quite some time, but it’s recently gained popularity with the rise of craft cocktails.
The Daiquiri is a classic cocktail that’s been well-known for ages, but it’s recently made its way back. The Daiquiri is a simple drink that combines rum, lime juice, and sugar. It’s refreshing and perfect for a warm spring day. Bartenders are experimenting with different types of rum and adding garnishes like grapefruit or mint to give the drink a modern twist.
The Paloma is a cocktail from Mexico, but it’s recently gained popularity in the United States. The Paloma is a refreshing drink that combines tequila, grapefruit soda, and lime juice. It’s perfect for sipping on a warm spring day, and bartenders are experimenting with different types of tequila and adding jalapeno or cucumber to give the drink a modern spin.
- Old Fashioned
The Old Fashioned, like its name, has been around for over a century. The Old Fashioned is a simple drink that combines whiskey, sugar, bitters, and a citrus peel. It’s a sophisticated drink that’s perfect for any time of year. Recently, we’ve seen it with different types of whiskey and adding smoked salt or maple syrup to give the drink a more contemporary vibe.
These five cocktails are making a comeback this spring, and for a good reason. They are classic drinks that have stood the test of time, but by putting their own spin on them, you can make them fresh and modern. So, whether you prefer gin, whiskey, or tequila, there’s a cocktail on this list that’s perfect for you.
To your Balanced health,
The Balanced Company