America's Top Bartenders Reveal Their Favorite Cocktails for Spring

The country’s bartenders have shared winning spring cocktail recipes to welcome the season

Llama Inn's mega mixologist, Lynnette Marrero, serves a delicious La Chunga, the dine's Peruvian version of the classic Rum Buck, made with dark and white rum and traditional ingredients to toast the change of season.

It’s time to shed those heavy winter coats and boots and put on your light jackets and tennis shoes.  According to the calendar, it’s spring! (Although, forecasts may say otherwise.) In anticipation of a steady stream of warm days and al fresco dining, we couldn’t wait to try a selection of new springcocktails. Thoughts of ingredients like citrus, watermelon and lavender have crept into our minds. It’s time to dust off martini glasses and shake up fresh, vibrant drinks for the new season.

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We’ve gone behind the bar for the inside scoop on the most popular spring cocktails this year. Recommended by top bartenders and mixologists around the country, these cocktails are guaranteed to put you in a great mood. This season’s newest, trendiest drinks are revealed here and the recipes are tantalizing, bold, and oh-so-refreshing. Grab a shaker, mix your drinks, and toast the season of renewal.