Spring has sprung — and its onset is a reason to celebrate. This is the season of new life; beautiful birds, bugs, and plants reemerge after a long, cold winter and flowers burst from the ground, seemingly overnight, making the world more colorful. But while it’s lovely to look at and smell all those pretty posies, why not drink them, too? Celebrate the season with these three floral cocktails that are perfect for a spring picnic with your gal-pals.
This cocktail wields all kinds of flower power. For starters, it features butterfly pea tea, which is is tea made from the bright blue butterfly pea flower, and turns purple when mixed with lemon juice. It also contains Tulchan Gin, which is a botanical Scottish gin made from the flora of their historical Highland estate. Its crisp, juniper-forward flavor makes an ideal base for spring cocktails. Learn how to make Tulchan’s Purple Water below.
- 1 ½ parts Tulchan Gin
- 1 part Drambuie
- 1 part crème de cacao
- ½ parts butterfly pea flower tea
- ¾ parts double cream
- 1 bar spoon lemon juice
Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a…