With warm weather finally hitting Vancouver a range of bars across the city have recently unveiled spring-minded libations. Reflecting the change in season, these boozy concoctions are noticeably light, refreshing, and feature delightful fruity notes.
Here are five beautiful cocktails to sip on this spring in Vancouver.
Those who request the Georgia Peach cocktail at Secret Location will discover a refreshingly sweet spring sipper. The vibrant concoction features two tea infused liqueurs, lemongrass tea infused vodka, mango ginger tea infused gin, and a white peach puree, which is also used to make the house-made gummy stick that garnishes the drink.
Address: 1 Water Street
Under the direction of Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar is shaking and stirring a range of enticing spring-inspired libations, like the Daffodil’s Cup. Fruity, frothy, and deliciously sweet, this cocktail just screams that spring is here.
Address: 900 Seymour Street
Reflections at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia is so perfectly suited to spring and summer sunshine in Vancouver, thanks to its unique location and patio vibes. Their cocktail menu is also perfectly suited to Vancouver, with several nods to the city and its history in its drinks. Among them is the Kitsilfornia Cobbler, which melds Vancity’s chill Kitsilano ‘hood with California through its ingredients: Tito’s Vodka, Mission Hill Ice Wine, orange and lemon juice, and elderflower syrup.
Address: 801 West Georgia Street, 4th floor
The bar at Juniper focuses on the gin and tonic–fitting for a restaurant named for gin’s hallmark aromatic. They’ve recently debuted a new G&T with warm days in mind: The Wimbledon features Citadelle Gin, Pimm’s No.1, Elderflower, fruit “salad” and elderflower tonic.
Address: 185 Keefer Street
Prohibition’s head bartender Robyn Gray has crafted an invigorating bourbon cocktail. While the amber spirit is often used in winter warming creations, it transitions into some truly delicious spring/summer mixed drinks. A perfect example of this is Gray’s Sunset Smash, a refreshing citrus fusion of lemon, mint, and port poached peach puree.
Address: 801 West Georgia Street at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia (enter off Howe)