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Cocktail recipes for all of your spring celebrations

Alicia is a freelance writer who covers everything from pets to cocktails, with cocktails being her favorite. Her loves in life include cheap wine, overpriced lattes, and avoiding exercise at all costs, all while trying to stay slim. She...

Cheers to fresh blooms and cocktails!

Spring brings with it fresh flowers, budding trees and celebrations like Easter and Mother’s Day. Whether your celebration includes a bunny, your mom or simply the chance to sit outdoors again, a festive cocktail is essential. Try these cocktail recipes for your next spring celebration.
Pomosa

Pomosa recipe

Sometimes a typical mimosa just won’t do. If it’s Mother's Day, you deserve something with a little jazz and if it’s a massive family gathering, you’ll need something a lot stronger. Either way, this pomegranate infused mimosa recipe will do the trick.

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces PAMA liqueur
  • 2 ounces Champagne
  • 1/4 ounce orange liqueur
  • 2 ounces fresh orange juice
  • Frozen pomegranate seeds

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients except Champagne and pomegranate seeds in a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a chilled flute and top with Champagne. Add frozen seeds to the drink.

Mint tulip recipe

Tulips are to spring what whiskey is to the classic mint julep. Why not combine the two for a drink that is not only festive but also delicious. This refreshing blend of mint with the added boost of pomegranate flavor will give you the taste of spring any time of the year. A traditional mint julep recipe is made with whiskey but we think vodka has a more spring-like vibe. However, if you are a traditionalist, stick with the whiskey.

Mint tulip

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2-1/2 ounces vodka or whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 ounce PAMA pomegranate liqueur

Directions:

  1. Put fresh mint, sugar and water in a glass and muddle using a pestle. For a more intense mint flavor, put ingredients into a food processor and blender and process until combined.
  2. Top mint mixture with ice, add vodka or whiskey and PAMA liqueur. Garnish with a few leaves of fresh mint and serve.

Melon berry punch recipe

Melon berry punch

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces Denizen rum
  • 1/2 bottle pinot grigio
  • 6 ounces PAMA liqueur
  • 8 ounces sparkling water
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil

Watermelon and berry ice:

  • 4 cups fresh watermelon
  • 2 cups fresh berries

Directions:

  1. Prepare ice by putting watermelon into a food processor or blender and blending until it is a smooth, liquid consistency. Pour liquid into an ice cube tray and add a few fresh berries to each cube. Place in the freezer and freeze until solid. Freeze remaining berries.
  2. In a large pitcher combine rum, PAMA liqueur, wine and sparkling water. Add half of the watermelon ice cubes and the remaining frozen berries. Julienne the basil and add it to the pitcher. Stir to combine and serve in glasses with the remaining watermelon ice.

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