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Magnificent Mother's Day Martinis

10 Great Cocktails for Mom


For everything she has done and will continue to do for her family. For all of the sacrifices and hugs and kisses throughout the years, Mom deserves a special day, a day where it's all about her and thanking her for her devotion. The cards, gifts, meals and thank yous are great, but wouldn't Mom like a good drink? If you can answer that question with a "yes" then here are a few cocktails that she is sure to enjoy.

Mocktails for Mother's Day

Blushing Lady

Blushing Lady Cocktail
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The Blushing Lady is a perfectly designed fruity cocktail that is the right blend of tropical flavors and looks stunning when served in it sugar-rimmed glass.

Blushing Lady recipe...


Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Flor de Caña Rum
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The Coriandrum uses a simple coriander-flavored nectar by infusing agave nectar with coriander seeds, showing off the flavors of freshness and symbolizing the rebirth of spring.

Coriandrum recipe...

Goose in Spring

Goose in Spring Cocktail - Vodka Cocktail Contest Winner
Photo Courtesy: © Elijah Venanzi

This cocktail was inspired by a mother's garden and instantly transports the drinker to that very memory of their own. The subtle, yet impressive, mix is one of lavender, raspberry, and elderflower. It is simply delightful and will have your mother smiling.

Goose in Spring recipe...

Tea Tini

Tea Tini
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It's tea time and Mom is sure to love this light Martini. This Martini also begs for a splash of flavor and adding a small amount of berry, lavender, rosemary or chamomile to the steeping tea is subtle yet soothing.

Tea Tini recipe...

In & Out Lemontini

In and Out Lemontini Cocktail
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Springtime freshness for dessert. The In & Out Lemontini transforms the dry In & Out Martini into a sweet dessert cocktail. It does this by replacing vermouth with lemoncello, which is best kept chilled in the freezer.

In & Out Lemontini recipe...

White Lady

Delilah Cocktail
Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham

A more gentile, mother like variation of the Sidecar, the White Lady can make a simple, stunning appearance on Mother's Day. With only three common ingredients, this is a great last minute cocktail creation.

White Lady recipe...

Glamour Girl Martini

Glamour Girl Martini
Photo Courtesy of: © Folonari Pink Pinot Grigio

The Glamour Girl Martini is a wine cocktail that features Folonari Pink Pinot Grigio, a fruity pink wine that plays nicely with the peach and cranberry flavors in this Martini.

Glamour Girl Martini recipe...

Melon Cucumber-tini

SKYY Melon Cucumber-tini
Photo Credit: © SKYY Spirits

Surprisingly, melons and cucumbers combine well for a unique flavor and aroma. This cocktail of fresh, summery scents is a perfect way to pamper your mother.

Melon Cucumber-tini recipe...

Pink Lady

Pink Lady  Cocktail
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Slightly more complicated, yet in no way inferior, the Pink Lady is a gem of a cocktail. It has a classy feel, because the egg white creates a "foam" that floats on top, almost like a well adorned hat.

Pink Lady recipe...

Rosy Rum Cosmo

Rosy Rum Cosmo
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Go beyond the popular Cosmopolitan and impress Mom with the Rosy Rum Cosmo. It's as easy a conversion as using rum and a mint leaf to obtain a special drink just for her.

Rosy Rum Cosmo recipe...

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