Herbs aren’t just for cooking with anymore! Fresh herbs are always a fantastic option for garnishes on cocktails as well. We don’t just mean the classic mint, we are talking Thyme, Basil, Rosemary, and a few more that may surprise you! If you are fortunate to have a little herb garden get ready to mix them into your favorite cocktails! Herbs aren’t overly expensive so you can grab some at the store the next time you are out if you don’t have a little garden! Trust us, after you try some of these cocktails you will suddenly have a green thumb and want to have your own little herb garden! Check out our amazing collection of Fresh herb cocktails you need to try below.
Amazing Fresh Herb Cocktails
Lets talk Herbs, we have included many different cocktails that use fresh herbs like rosemary, mint, basil, and thyme. But what flavors are they really adding to your cocktail? Well Rosemary has a pine, peppery, lemony, and woodsy taste to it. So think of the endless flavors they can mix up when added on top or mixed in. Mint which is more a familiar herb adds a sweet and cooling taste to your drink. Basil is often described as a sweet and savory herb with hints or mint and pepper. Lastly Thyme is a minty, sweet, and earthy flavors. Many different cocktails can benefit from mixing these in or just garnishing on top for a little added flavor! Check our our fresh herb cocktails list below and get inspired!
Cocktails with Fresh Herbs
Add a twist to your cocktails by using fresh herbs! Check out our amazing list of fresh herb cocktails below.
This Gin infused cocktail has bold flavors of lemon, honey, and of course the star of the cocktail; Rosemary! This Rosemary Gin Fizz only requires a few simple ingredients but it packs a strong delicious flavor that tastes so refreshing after a long work day!
Picture this...sun shining, birds singing, slight breeze, and your sitting in your favorite outdoor patio chair sipping a delicious grapefruit vodka cocktail! Ah, could life get any better? Make this dream a reality today by making one of these todays!
The next best Gin based cocktail is here! This Orange Gin Basil Smash combines fresh orange and basil with delicious gin and soda water to create a savory and sweet drink everyone would love! Toss in some simple syrup and ice and you have an absolute smasher of a drink!
Cool off and relax with this refreshing twist on the traditional Cuban drink. This lemonade mojito offers flavors of citrus, sweetness, and mint. It will quickly become a summer favorite, or when you are longing for a trip to the beach! We know you will love this drink so much it will instantly become a new all time favorite.
Cucumber, coconut, lime, and tequila? Count us in! This tropical margarita is sure to hit the spot this summertime! Refreshing cucumber, citrus blast of lime, and the smooth taste of tequila and orange liquor. You can’t go wrong. Topped off with some roasted coconut and mint, delicious!
Champagne and grapefruit juice make a delightful brunch drink for weekends and special occasions. This grapefruit mimosa is an easy recipe with one special ingredient. A honey-thyme simple syrup that gives the grapefruit juice and champagne a slightly sweet finish.
This fruity and flavorful bourbon peach smash is summer in a cocktail! This drink brings together ripe peaches, sweet bourbon, and a refreshing touch of fresh mint and smashes them all together in a glass with ice. It's sweet, refreshing, and the perfect way to use ripe summer peaches!
With its refreshing citrusy sweetness and natural botanicals, this Spanish grapefruit gin and tonic is perfect for summer entertaining. It's inspired by the classic Spanish cocktail served at the Barceló Huatulco lobby bar in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Farm fresh red bell pepper and jalapeño juice muddled with fresh cilantro then added to añejo tequila, fresh squeezed lime, agave nectar, and sea salt in a fabulously fresh cocktail with savory, sweet, heat, and acidity.
With its intense red violet hue and savory flavor, my Savory Gin and Beet Juice Cocktail with Cynar may redefine cocktail hour! A few simple ingredients – gin, Cynar, beet juice, bitters – in a cocktail shaker… This savory cocktail recipe is perfect when “sweet” just isn’t appealing, and it’s ready in 5 minutes (or less)!
This Blue Curacao Mojito is so delicious with fresh mint and citrus flavors. It's the absolute perfect Summer cocktail! Just like my Vodka Sunrise recipe, this poolside drink is super easy to make & only takes a few minutes.
A perfect fall sangria, this Pumpkin Sangria with Bourbon features bourbon-soaked “fruit and booze” (apple and pear), a bottle of chardonnay with toasted vanilla notes, and bright, bubbly ginger beer. Don't forget to garnish with fresh Rosemary and cinnamon sticks!
If you are looking for a sweet, summer cocktail, try this white wine sangria recipe with fresh herbs. Using white wine makes homemade sangria a little lighter and fruitier, which is perfect for hot summer days.
These Cherry Mojitos are just the thing for a summer gathering, cookout, or just sipping on the deck. With just a few ingredients and refreshing flavor, it’s an instant hit. Grab some plump cherries, and get mixing!
This Watermelon Basil Gin Cocktail is refreshing and tastes like a cool breeze on a hot, summer day — and perfect for a cookout! Made with fresh watermelon and lemon juice, basil, gin, and a hint of rosemary to bring out its summery essence. It is the perfect celebratory beverage to enjoy for Juneteenth and the days to come.
Are you looking to shake up your cocktail game with a refreshing twist on a classic margarita? Next time you’re planning a day by the pool or a backyard barbeque, why not try a blackberry basil margarita!
This vibrant and flavorful Peach Bourbon Smash with basil is the perfect refreshing drink for a hot summer day. This delightful concoction combines ripe peaches, fresh basil, lemon juice, simple syrup, and smooth bourbon whiskey, creating a tasty cocktail that is similar to a whiskey sour.
Enjoy a refreshing adult-friendly cocktail with this easy and delicious Sparkling Watermelon Cocktail. You can make it in minutes and enjoy it while you’re hanging out on the beach, poolside, or even at a family gathering.
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