Welcome Spring with These Seasonal Cocktails in Baltimore

by Jennifer Waldera on Apr 10, 2018 in Roundups

 
While winter seems reluctant to retreat, spring’s longer days and slowly warming temps are beckoning us to trade in our heavy reds and dark beers for some lighter libations. From fruits to elderflower, and teas to slushies, there’s no shortage of sips available around the city that celebrate spring.
 
This simple spot in Hampden is shaking up a smoky cocktail for spring in addition to pouring its slushy-style white wine version of Frose. (911 W 36th St; 443-961-8515)
 
Smokey Paloma
1.5 oz Mezcal
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
1/2 oz passion fruit puree
1/2 fresh lime juice
2 oz grapefruit soda
Rim with Chile Piquin
Put in rocks glass with ice and flame an orange peel over the top.
 
FroBlanc
1 bottle Riesling Kabinett
1/4 cup of peach puree
Freeze, then serve in a coupe glass with a splash of elderflower liqueur and a lemon peel over the top.
 
This Canton mainstay is pouring plenty of cocktails with lighter flavors, from peach and grapefruit to lemon and cucumber, to welcome in spring on the waterfront. (2809 Boston St; 410-773-9795)
 
Tito's Sunset
Wine Glass
1.5 oz of Tito's Vodka
¾ oz Amaretto
¾ oz Peach Schnapps
Pineapple juice
Dash of grenadine

Canton Crush
Pint Glass
1.5 Deep Eddy’s Sweet Tea Vodka
1/2 Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
Fresh mint
Splash of club soda

Fresh Cut Martini
Martini
3 oz Ketel One Vodka
Cucumber
¾ oz St. Germain Elderflower
¾ lime
Fresh mint

Skinny Florida SunSHINE Crush
2 oz Belle Island Grapefruit Vodka
3 oz Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
1 oz Club Soda
 
This cocktail’s name means “effortless elegance” which is something to welcome at both happy hour and brunch. (Mill No. 1, 3000 Falls Rd; 443-708-7352)
 
Sprezzatura
St. George's vodka
Baltimore Whiskey Co. Szechuan Amaro
Rooibos tea demerara
Lemon
Bruised sage leaf
 
This Fells Point spot’s bright yellow facade is enough to brighten a spring day all on its own, but this spiked lemonade should help, too. (1822 Aliceanna St; 410-675-2080)
 
Aliceanna Street Lemonade
1 oz Raspberry Lemonade
1 oz Club Soda
2 oz Deep Eddy Grapefruit OR 2 oz Vodquila
Shake with lemon slice and raspberries
 
This midtown spot is stirring up a sparkling spring-inspired punch. (924 N Charles St; 443-447-7878)

Spring Fling Tiffany Punch
Passion fruit
Vodka
Lemon
Simple syrup
Sparkling rose cider
 
Photo via Cosima on Facebook 
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