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Drinks for a Spring Fling

Rhubarb-Ginger Sparkler

When rhubarb is in season in early spring, make the most of its tart flavor with this spicy, pale pink cocktail.

Strawberry-Melon Sangria

Aperol, a bittersweet, orangy Italian liqueur similar to Campari, helps balance the sweetness of the strawberries, cantaloupe, and honey in this deep-red sangria, which was created by Kathy Casey of Kathy Casey Liquid Kitchen in Seattle.

Rhubarb-Ginger Soju Sling

You can add more ginger simple syrup to each cocktail if you like.

Strawberry Mojito

A mojito is traditionally made with white rum, muddled mint and lime juice, and seltzer.

Garden & Tonic

Created by Wayne Collins and Naren Young, this drink is a minty, herbaceous version of a gin and tonic made with celery bitters.

Garden Party Cocktail

Ted Kilgore, the beverage manager of Taste by Niche in Missouri, based this cocktail on the natural pairing of agave nectar and tequila, which come from the same plant.

Cora Sue Collins

Chef McDonagh puts a spin on the classic Collins with elderflower liqueur and fresh mint (experiment with the many mint varieties for different flavors).

Tenant’s Harbor Punch

This punch is named for a quiet, windswept point on the rocky coast of Maine.

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