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21 Easy Spring Cocktail Recipes

21 Easy Spring Cocktail Recipes

The sun is shining and the flowers have bloomed — it’s spring, a beautiful time of year to be outdoors sipping on a refreshing cocktail or two!

Have you ever tried to pinpoint what makes spring cocktails so enjoyable? Seasonal ingredients, of course! Sun-ripened fruit flavors, fresh floral notes, juicy citrus mixers, and aromatic herbs combine to craft the best cocktails of the year.

This spring, expect to taste the classics, such as the Gin & Tonic or Mojito, reinvented using sublime combinations of bold citrus, delicate floral flavor and garden herbs.

Here are our best spring cocktails that you can easily make at home with Monin products.


21 Cocktails to Make This Spring


1. Springtime Sparkler

This champagne cocktail is perfect for springtime celebrations, whether you’re celebrating a birthday at home or having an Easter brunch. Serve in a champagne flute and with a strawberry as a garnish. Get the recipe.

2. Raspberry Hibiscus Mojito

This spring mojito combines fresh mint, fruit, light rum, and our flavorful syrups for a refreshing cocktail. The result is a mojito combination you’ll turn to again and again! Get the recipe. 

3. Strawberry Rose G & T

Featuring our 2021 Flavor of the Year, this springtime gin & tonic is easy to make. Just take classic gin and tonic ingredients — gin, tonic water, and lime juice — and add Monin Strawberry Rose Syrup. The result is a pretty-in-pink gin & tonic that’s fruity and floral. Get the recipe.

4. Honey Lavender Lemon Drop

Looking for a spring cocktail using vodka? We recommend a citrus vodka for this spring take on a lemon drop, but you can use any vodka you have to make this floral lavender cocktail. Get the recipe.

5. Cucumber Basil Cooler

Cool down with this cucumber cocktail, complete with gin, lime juice and tonic water. You can get fancy and garnish with a basil leaf and cucumber slices if you’ve got them! Get the recipe.

6. Tangerine Mojito

Can you tell we love mojitos? This citrus mojito comes together in a pinch using Monin Mojito Mix and Monin Mandarin Syrup. Complete it with your rum of choice, club soda, fresh mint leaves and lime wedges. Get the recipe.

7. Spring Blush

Spring means it’s time to break out the rosé. This cocktail does just that — made with a mix of Monin Watermelon Purée, rosé wine, citrus and fizzy ginger ale, it’s a real crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe.

8. White Peach Sangria

This light sangria is a classic wine punch with a peach twist. It is an excellent choice for a spring soiree and comes together quickly using Monin White Sangria Mix and Monin Peach Syrup. Get the recipe.

9. April Elderflower Martini

Looking for a springtime martini? Look no further than our April Elderflower Martini, which can be served all season long. Sparkling wine, basil leaves and fresh lime juice make for a fruity and floral gin martini that hits all the right notes. Get the recipe.

10. Lady Bird

Lemon and lavender are classic springtime flavors that are also made for cocktails. For this classy cocktail, we recommend pear vodka and fresh lemon juice with Monin Lavender Syrup and a top of club soda. The garnishes — edible flowers and pear slices — are optional, but complete the floral aesthetic of this springtime cocktail. Get the recipe. 

11. Elderflower 75

A twist on the classic French 75, this springtime version uses Monin Elderflower Syrup to infuse a floral quality into this champagne cocktail. Get the recipe.

12. Hibiscus Margarita

While you may think margaritas are a summer cocktail, think again. This hibiscus margarita, using Monin Hibiscus Syrup, is a refreshing take on the classic margarita. Get the recipe.

13. Spring Bouquet

The name of this cocktail says it all! With a striking color contrast and unique spring flavors, this violet and blueberry cocktail is picture-perfect. Get the recipe.

14. Peachy Tom Collins

Who doesn’t love a Tom Collins? This springtime version uses peach and lavender syrup to lighten up the flavors. Get the recipe.

15. Exotic Blossoms Gin & Tonic

This update of the classic gin & tonic includes Monin Exotic Citrus Syrup and Monin Elderflower Syrup to complement gin and fresh lime juice with two key flavors of spring — citrus and floral. Get the recipe.

16. Spring Fling

Another gin cocktail, the Spring Fling features a powerful flavor combination of blackberry, cucumber, lemon, and gin. Garnish with cucumber slices and fresh mint for a perfect presentation. Get the recipe.

17. Bouquet of Roses

Another springtime rosé cocktail, the Bouquet of Roses combines Monin Rose Syrup with the complementary flavors of watermelon, gin, lemon juice and rosé wine. Get the recipe.

18. Springtime Mimosa

Warmer weather means it’s time for brunch with mimosas! This springtime mimosa features the classic ingredients of orange juice and champagne with the seasonal twist of Monin Peach Purée. Get the recipe.

19. Blueberry Lavender Margarita

This margarita is perfect for spring or summer due to its blueberry and lavender flavor combination. While typically served on the rocks, you could also blend this recipe for a frozen margarita. Get the recipe.

20. Strawberry Mojito

This mojito comes together easily using Monin Mojito Mix and Monin Wild Strawberry Syrup. You can even use this recipe as a base and experiment with other syrups, such as our Strawberry Rose Syrup. Get the recipe.

21. Perfect Paloma

The Paloma is a classic tequila-based cocktail usually made with tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit-flavored soda. Our version builds on that base with agave and elderflower flavors. Get the recipe.



Spring Cocktails With Monin


Monin cocktail mixers and syrups make it easy to create refreshing spring cocktails at home. From fruity flavors like lemon, blueberry, and strawberry, to floral flavors like rose, elderflower, and lavender—the combinations for springtime cocktails are endless!

Browse all of our cocktail mixers.


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