Patio season is on the horizon. Yes, I know that might seem like a far-fetched notion for those of you on the East Coast right about now, but trust me. The warmer weather is coming! So it’s time to start preparing. Dust off the lounge chairs. Prune the hedges. And get your cocktail arsenal in order. Because let’s face it, there’s nothing more lovely than sitting on the patio and sipping on a good drink. Today I have a fantastically fruity libation to add to your bag of tricks… the Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin cocktail.
Drink inspiration can come from many places, but one of the most abundant is in the refrigerator aisle at your local market. Think about it, you have a variety of tried-and-true juices at your beck n’ call. Why not utilize them in a snazzy cocktail?! This recipe’s source of inspiration comes from a somewhat surprising place… Welch’s. Oh yes, Welch’s isn’t just for the kiddies, my friends. With a variety of quality juices, the product makes for a stellar addition to your cocktail repertoire. In particular, I’ll be adding the Welch’s Passion Fruit Cocktail juice as a crucial ingredient for this recipe. With it’s great taste and refreshing goodness, it’s a fantastic mixer for your patio sipping needs. Alright, enough talk. Let’s get to the gin cocktail…
Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin Cocktail
- 2 ounces of Welch’s Passion Fruit Cocktail
- 2 ounces of gin
- 2 dashes of bitters
- 3 slices of peach
- Garnish: Anise stars
- Muddle the peach slices in a tumbler.
- Add the gin, bitters, and Welch’s Passion Fruit Cocktail to the glass. Stir.
- Top with 1 to 3 anise stars (depending on preference). Enjoy!
There you have it! My fantastic gin cocktail to enjoy on a breezy patio. Make sure to find out more information about Welch’s Passion Fruit Cocktail and pick it up at your nearest store, like Kroger. So tell me, what types of drinks are your favorite to enjoy on a warm Spring day?
For more sipping ideas, visit my ‘Drinks’ section here!