Ryan Shepard
About Author
March 24, 2022
 in 
BS+B Recipes

Welcome In Spring With This Fruity Strawberry Cocktail

Being a born and raised Los Angeleno, I was never a big fan of Spring. I mean, sure the weather was warmer once the later part of March hit, but the winter's were so mild anyway (I'm talking low 60s during the day) the temperature change wasn't all that significant. When I left LA and enrolled in college in Massachusetts, I finally understood the hype. Now, I'm one of those weirdos who walks around checking bare tree branches for signs of flowering buds and the ground for daffodil heads.

While the temperature change is definitely a perk of this time of year, my favorite thing by far is all the new fruit and veggies that are in season. Now, when I go to my local farmer's market, I see stalls full of freshly picked asparagus, broccoli, peas, apples and strawberries! I'm buying strawberries by the basketful at this point since Nola is so into them.

With the extra pieces of fruit she leaves uneaten on her tray, I make cocktails. This strawberry basil sipper is a take on the classic Basil Gin Smash. Except in this recipe you'll add in some floraly elderflower liqueur and macerated strawberries. I prefer my cocktail shaken and then strained over a big block of ice, but it's great up or with crushed ice. It's your world girl.

More Posts

You Might Also Like

Read More
My Home

Just In Time For The Summer: My Favorite Canned Cocktails

Say bye bye to cocktail shakers, jiggers and shot glasses--these premade cocktails are delicious, strong and ready to pour!
Read More
BS+B Recipes

THE Perfect Gimlet

Grab your fresh lime juice and gin, the perfect gimlet recipe is here.
Read More
Travel

My 5 Favorite Spots to Grab a Drink in Atlanta

Atlanta has some of the best bars around. Here are my favorite spots to grab a drink.

I'm on Instagram

Latest Posts

Stay up-to-date on the latest blog content
Back Home

Get in Touch

Let’s create something great together