If fresh herbs can spice up any dish, they can also give a new life to a classic cocktail. Discover our selection of the best fresh herb cocktails for fall!
Fresh Herb Cocktails
Using fresh, aromatic herbs in your cocktails will provide characteristics that will transform your cocktails. For example, complexity and depth; are two features that are often difficult to provide with bitters and syrups, according to mixologist Jason Pollard. Salvia, lavender, cardamom, sage…
Fresh Herb Cocktails like Mint Julep is a good example to identify what a fresh herb brings to the drink. It doesn’t matter what flavor the herb will bring, sweet, tasty, salty, or even sour. Herbs will give your drinks an unexpected twist. Also, herbal syrups made from these herbs will bring significant features to cocktails.
- Sage Bee’s Knees
This combination of fresh sage, local honey, and lemon bitters is perfect for fall but would work perfectly in warmer seasons as well.
- Gipsy Tea
This gin-based cocktail also includes Sauvignon Blanc infused with Earl Grey Tea, along with bergamot liqueur and rosemary.
- Blackberry Liqueur & Fresh Sage
A cocktail that includes blackberry liqueur and fresh sage – as the name suggests, as well as Four Roses Bourbon, Genepi des Alpes and lemon notes.
- Sino-French Connection
This Asian-inspired cocktail gathers Takara Soju, lime, hibiscus, orange, grapefruit, and sage and is served in a French press – hence the name.
- Pineapple-Cilantro Margarita
If you want something different from your usual margarita, try this one: it contains pureed pineapple and cilantro for a fun twist.
- Pumpkin Gin Sour
Is it even fall if you don’t get a pumpkin drink? This gin-based cocktail contains pumpkin butter, cinnamon, and fresh thyme: this simply falls in a glass.
- Sleep No More
This bright purple number is infused with Butterfly Pea Flower. To match this color, it comes with a sprig of fresh lavender.
- Verde Mary
When a classic Bloody Mary meets Mexican spices: jalapeños, cumin, cilantro, and fennel will make this drink anything but boring.
- Thyme After Thyme
This Mediterranean-inspired cocktail contains a spirit called Arak, as well as thyme and chickpea water for an interesting texture.
- The Old Sage’s Fashioned
This version of the Old Fashioned contains sage syrup, which gives it a sweet and slightly bitter pine flavor.
- The Last Tweet
This herb-based cocktail contains gin, green chartreuse, and maraschino liquor as a base, and a lemon verbena flavor.
- Pinkies Up
Another of fresh herb cocktails includes lime leaves, lemongrass, Thai mint, lime, lemon peels, and well as ginger. It is made with a coffee siphon and chilled with liquid nitrogen in a teapot.
- Lavender Collins
This refreshing drink is made with Amethyst Lavender Gin, orange liqueur, lavender liqueur, fresh lemon, and club soda.
Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.