A Cocktail Perfect For Spring

I love being outside. And one of the best parts of the Spring weather that is finally creeping up on us, is that it means patio season is just around the corner! So pull out those sundresses that have been hibernating all winter long and dust off your sunglasses and sandals, it’s time to spend you days enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Need some inspiration on how to decorate your backyard this Spring? See my favourite pieces from Loblaws and PC Home for Spring! This spring, I plan on hosting a ton of BBQs cooking my way through Weber’s Big Book of Burgers and spending my days enjoying the sunshine with my friends. But are you tired of serving up the same boring mixed drink at every party? Next time you’re having friends over, “wow” them with the light and refreshing taste or something new!

Spring has sprung and that means you can shake up the flavours that you’re using to bring out the season’s light floral and fruity tones. As you’ve probably noticed from my articles over the holidays, I love to host parties. So it’s always fun to find new drinks that I can use to shake things up a bit. Perrier, the zero calories and zero sugar drink, has recently launched their new flavoured water that is infused with orange essence to give it a refreshing and bubbly taste. Adding to their repertoire of fruity alternatives, you can now include Perrier L’Orange to their specialty flavour collection that already consisted of lemon, lime and pink grapefruit. So today, I’ve decided to share with you my new favourie cocktail recipe for Spring! Stir up a batch yourself, and tell me what you think! For more drink ideas, visit Perrier’s mixologist online here.

Perrier L'orange

Perrier L’Orange Gin Fizz

  • Ice (as needed)
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 2 table spoons of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ of an orange, cut into two wedges
  • 1 tablespoon of simple syrup
  • ¼ cup of Perrier L’Orange

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice, orange wedges and simple syrup. Cover and shake well and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with Perrier L’Orange and serve immediately.


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