Blush is still a trending color in design, but if you aren’t ready to commit to this pale hue we suggest you infuse it in your space with one of our favorite pink drinks. Whether unwinding after a hard day or when hanging out with friends, we find these pretty little cocktails a fun way to reward yourself and relax. Proceed with caution as your cheeks may flush as pink as these drinks!
Here are ten of our favorite, Instagram-worthy blush cocktails. Follow @kimberleyharrisoninteriors on Instagram for more of our fun, festive and colorful libations as well as design inspirations and much, much more.
Sparkling Citrus, Lillet & Prosecco Punch
1 cup strained citrus juice (I used 1 each: Meyer lemon, tangerine, blood orange, pink grapefruit, plus a squeeze of regular lemon juice to sharpen the flavors), 1 cup Lillet Blanc or Lillet Rosé, 1-2 cups prosecco or other dry sparkling wine, ice, citrus rounds and wedges, for garnish
Grapefruit & Sparkling Wine Cocktail
½ ounce Giffard passion fruit liqueur, 2 ounces grapefruit juice, 4 ounces Bagatrioni sparkling wine, Grapefruit peel, for garnish
Elderflower Gin & Tonics
2 oz St. George Botanivore Gin, 6 oz Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic, 2 pink grapefruit slices, a few juniper berries, a rosemary sprig
The Pink Senorita Cocktail
2 oz Tequila, 4 oz Pink Grapefruit Juice, 1 oz Simple Syrup, Splash of Cranberry Juice, Fresh Mint
Strawberry Chamomile Paloma
3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice, 2-4 tablespoons chamomile honey syrup (3/4 water, 1/3 cup honey, 1-2 chamomile tea bags), 2 ounces tequila, 4 fresh strawberries sliced, sparkling water for topping off, crushed ice
1.5 oz of Hendrick’s gin, .75oz of Rose syrup (rose water and simple syrup or buy locally), .25oz of Fresh lemon juice, .75oz of Fresh grapefruit juice, 2 dashes of Peychauds bitters, 1 Cardamom Pod
Violet Gin and Tonic Cocktail
2 oz Gin, 4 oz Tonic Water, ½ oz Violet Liqueur, ¼ tsp Jam, Lime Wedges (for juice and garnish)
Blackberry Lavender Champagne Cocktail
1 tablespoon lavender flowers (dried or fresh), 1 cup blackberries (fresh or frozen), ½ cup maple syrup, ¼ cup vodka, 2 (750ml) bottles champagne
Cotton Candy Champagne cocktails
Cotton Candy (Strawberry Flavor), Champagne or Sparkling Wine, St. Germain Liqueur
Place a bit of cotton candy inside your glass. Add a splash of St. Germain, and then fill to the top with Champagne
The Fizzy Flamingo
2 oz. vodka, 2 oz. club soda, 2 oz. pink lemonade, sugar on the rim, garnish with a slice of lemon.
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