Slideshow: Get Ready to Celebrate Spring with 12 Strawberry Drink Recipes

Balsamic Strawberry Smash
Balsamic Strawberry Smash
A little vinegar can brighten a cocktail and add remarkable depth of flavor. In this delicious drink, balsamic is mixed with bourbon and strawberries for a rich, balanced cocktail, ideal for the cooler days of spring. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Kelly Carámbula]

Strawberry Sake Cocktail
Strawberry Sake Cocktail
The delicate flavor of sake goes nicely with fresh strawberries, mint leaves, and lime, in this spring-appropriate highball. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Kelly Carámbula]

Rhubarb-Strawberry Margaritas
Rhubarb-Strawberry Margaritas
Bottled margarita mixes are never very good, but you can have gourmet fresh fruit margaritas at home with just a little bit of effort. These start with an intense, tangy strawberry-rhubarb syrup, balanced out with fresh lime and a few drops of orange bitters. Get the Recipe »
Strawberry Vanilla Agua Fresca
Strawberry Vanilla Agua Fresca
Fancy up your water a little—and quench your thirst—with this vanilla-laced pitcher drink, flavored with strawberries and fresh lemon. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Carolyn Cope]

Sparkling Strawberry Sangria
Sparkling Strawberry Sangria
Mix up your sangria routine with a little sparkling wine—any decent Cava or Prosecco or Cremant will do. This sparkling sangria makes use of an easy strawberry syrup along with citrus and Cointreau. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Kelly Carámbula]

Spicy Strawberry Jalapeño Lemonade
Spicy Strawberry Jalapeño Lemonade
Ok, it may not be getting-sunburned-on-the-porch weather yet, but we can dream of hotter days with Kenji's recipe for fruity-spicy lemonade, made fresh. (It's much, much better than what you can buy in the store.) Want to get boozy? Try a dash of tequila in this one. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Dave Katz]

Strawberry-Rhubarb Iced Tea
Strawberry-Rhubarb Iced Tea
This is an ideal pitcher drink for when you're hosting brunch. You can brew up the tea base and make the rhubarb syrup in advance, then line each glass with freshly sliced strawberries for a pretty presentation.

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[Photo: Maggie Hoffman]

Strawberry, Gin, Campari and Lime Slushito
Strawberry, Gin, Campari and Lime Slushito
Campari and strawberries are a delicious combination that we'd be happy to see more often. Here, they're combined with gin and tart lime juice in a refreshing frozen cocktail. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Rachel Tepper]

Cana Rum Bar's Jitterbug Perfume Punch
Cana Rum Bar's Jitterbug Perfume Punch
This punch from Cana Rum Bar in Los Angeles has a delicate floral flavor from jasmine flower-infused rye mixed with delicious Amaro Montenegro. Grapefruit and lime keep things fresh, and strawberries are blended into the mix with an immersion blender. Get the Recipe »

[Photo: Rebecca Fishman]