Now that spring is officially here, we found some of the tastiest drinks to celebrate the season.
Sassafras' Sext cocktail.
Sassafras Bar Venture from your usual favorites for something entirely unique like the Sext cocktail at Sassafras. White cranberry, fresh thyme, and simple syrup mix delightfully with the Aperol and mead used as the base for this drink. 48 S. Second St., 215-925-2317
Pennsylvania 6 This American seafood joint pretty much created the cocktail of the season: the Spring Garden is the eatery's take on the classic gin and tonic, thanks to the added ingredients of lavender water, muddled berries, and lemon. 114 S. 12th St, 267-639-5606
Rosa Blanca Spend an evening in this Cuban-Caribbean restaurant sipping on the Ah Fuego—a blend of orange vodka, papaya, and lemon, garnished with a chile for an extra kick. 707 Chestnut St., 215-925-5555
Paramour One of the newest additions to Paramour's drink list is The English Emerald, a blend of cucumbers and lemongrass infused with Tanqueray Rangpur gin and tonic water. Topped off with a lime, it's a fitting drink to toast spring. 139 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne, 610-977-0600
Square 1682 Be sure to try Square 1682's latest cocktail: the Holly Woodlawn boasts Cazadores Reposado, Green Chartreuse, grapefruit, and lemon. Served tall and refreshing. 121 S. 17th St., 215-563-5008
Sbraga Sbraga's punch is not for kids—the mix includes fruits like orange and pineapple with a bit of Absolut Mandarin to make it incredibly tasty and adult-appropriate. 440 S. Broad St., 215-735-1913
The Palm If a fruity drink is your go-to order, a cocktail awaits you at The Palm. The Strawberry Fields is made with lime rum, crushed basil and strawberries, and prosecco and served on the rocks. 200 S. Broad St., 215-546-7256
Red Owl Tavern With a name like Juanita & Chan Chan, you can assume this cocktail will make an evening a little more fun. Expect a concoction of Appleton rum and Pernod Absinthe, garnished with a fresh lime. 433 Chestnut St., 215-923-2267
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF JASON ROSHINKO (RED OWL); PUNCH MEDIA (SASSAFRAS AND SQUARE 1682)