Refreshing springtime cocktail ideas you gotta check out!

Studio 814

Dave Kuiawa from Fine Wine & Good Spirits stops by Studio 814 to mix up some refreshing springtime cocktails. They are perfect for sitting on the porch or sharing with friends!

Check out the recipes below.

Whiskey Basil Julep


  • 3 large basil leaves, plus 2 sprigs for garnish
  • ½ oz Keep It Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Southern Comfort Whiskey 80 Proof
  • Seltzer


  1. Muddle first two ingredients in a mixing glass.
  2. Add whiskey, stir briskly and strain into a julep cup.
  3. Fill with crushed ice.
  4. Top with seltzer.
  5. Garnish with basil sprigs.

Spring Soiree


  • 10 mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
  • ½ oz Keep It Simple Syrup
  • 1 ½ oz Dos Maderas Double Aged Rum 5+3 Year Old
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ oz La Marca Prosecco, chilled


  1. Muddle first two ingredients in a shaker.
  2. Add next two ingredients and fill with ice.
  3. Shake and strain into a coupe glass while simultaneously pouring in prosecco.
  4. Garnish with mint sprig.

Home Run Tea


  • 1 ½ oz Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 4 oz iced tea
  • 1 lemon wedge


  1. Combine first two ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice; stir.
  2. Garnish with lemon wedge.

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