Spring is a refreshing time to get out there and show the world who you love!

French “75” Champagne Cocktail
8 ounces gin
8 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or triple sec
1 lime, juiced
4 dashes orange bitters
8 sugar cubes
1 bottle Champagne, chilled
Pour gin, orange liqueur, lime juice, and bitters into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well to blend. Put a sugar cube into a Champagne flute. Strain about 2 ounces of the gin mixture into the glass. Carefully top it off with Champagne.
Here are just a few of many cocktails that reflect where you are!
Manhattan
2 oz. rye whiskey
1 oz. sweet vermouth
1 dash Angostura bitters
maraschino cherry
Stir liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry.
Chapel Hill
1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1/2 oz. triple sec
1/2 oz. lemon juicetwist of lemon peel
Shake liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or old-fashioned glass over ice cubes. Garnish with lemon peel.
Americano (for anywhere in the U.S.!)
2 oz. sweet vermouth
2 oz. Campari chilled club sodatwist of lemon or orange peel
Pour vermouth and Campari over ice cubes in a highball. Fill with soda and garnish.
And finally before the night is over, sit down with your new spouse for a special love potion. Love Cocktail
2 oz. sloe gin
2 dashes raspberry syrup
2 dashes lemon juice
1 egg white
Shake ingredients vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.And again remember — everything in moderation. Cheers!