Springtime Mocktails: Fresh & Vibrant Recipes To Try

Gear up for kickbacks, day parties and girls night in with these drinks.

As the frost of winter melts away, spring brings a vibrant burst of fresh flavors and colors, making it the perfect season to experiment with new mocktail recipes. With nature blooming, many fruits and herbs are at their peak, offering various ingredients to craft delightful beverages. From the zesty tang of freshly squeezed citrus fruits to the delicate sweetness of seasonal berries, the springtime pantry is overflowing with possibilities to concoct mocktails that burst with flavor and energy.

Spring’s temperate weather invites kickbacks and parties, providing the ideal backdrop for refreshing mocktails. Whether it’s a picnic in the park, a barbecue with friends, or simply lounging on the balcony, these light and refreshing beverages are a delightful companion to any springtime activity. Their vibrant hues and aromatic drinks entice the taste buds and elevate the overall sensory experience, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the season’s festivities.

With a spirit of adventure, you can explore unique flavor combinations, experiment with different garnishes, and even incorporate floral elements for an added touch of elegance. Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a beginner enthusiast, the abundance of seasonal produce and the spirit of renewal that characterizes spring provide ample inspiration to shake up your mocktail repertoire and embark on a flavorful journey of discovery.

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Berry Spritzer

If the weather starts off in the 60s, then the Berry Spritzer is the classical sunshine drink to indulge in as you prep for the seasonal change. With blackberries, white grape juice, and raspberries being the base of the refreshing beverage, you’re sure to have a hit summer drink.

Sleepy Girl Mocktail

If you’re chronically online, you know how popular the sleepy girl mocktail is on the timeline. The ingredients include pure tart cherry juice, magnesium powder and prebiotic soda for that extra pop. We all know the spring and summer months can move rapidly, causing us to need an extra resource to wind down and get some well-needed rest, and this mocktail is the perfect way to start your new rest routine.

@kaylagresh

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Cherry Juice Sangria

Sangrias are a staple of the new season. Whether you want something ice cold or are a dedicated cherry obsessor, this mocktail covers you. As the cherries soak up all the juice under a bed of ice, it’s refreshing to clear the pallet at your spring kickback or girls’ night in.

@elizabethj.m

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Italian Cream Soda

Italian Cream Soda is probably the most nostalgic drink during springtime. With one sip, you’re automatically taken back to the days of your childhood mixing ice cream and soda. The yassified version of an Italian Cream Soda includes Olipop and Vanilla Creamer, and then you’re good to serve for yourself and loved ones at any function.

@elle.lifestylee

Uhm im obsessed! It really took the @OLIPOP to the next level! 🍒Super easy to make & it tastes bombbbb. #olipop #italiancreamsoda #creamsoda #dirtysoda #olipopcreamsoda #olipoparmy #guttok

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Watermelon Cucumber Slushy

The watermelon cucumber slushy is a great medium beverage to try as you gear up for Spring and Summer. The refreshing and nutritious drink provides great health benefits and serves as both a fun flavor drink and a wellness kick.

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About the Author: Kenyatta Victoria is the lead writer for Essence GU, working on all things pop culture, politics, entertainment and business. Throughout her time at GU, she’s garnered devoted readers and specializes in the Zillennial point of view.

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