Hibiscus cocktails draw on the sweet and tart flavors of hibiscus flowers to create vibrantly colored drinks. Infusions or syrups made from dried hibiscus add a floral note resembling tart red berries. Whether in a gin sour, margarita or other libations, hibiscus livens up cocktails with its natural pigments and taste.
Both novice and experienced cocktail crafters can appreciate hibiscus drinks. Using hibiscus is an easy way to enhance mixed beverages and mocktails. With a range of recipe options, from simple to elaborate, there are delicious hibiscus cocktails for every experience level. Experimenting with these pretty pink or red concoctions is a fun way to discover new flavors.
This martini has a few extra steps (namely brewing a perfect cup of hibiscus tea), but this only adds to the unique depth of flavors. The combination of tart hibiscus, smooth vodka, and sweet orange liqueur make this an exceptional and heavenly cocktail.
This recipe asks you to make your own hibiscus simple syrup, and you won’t regret the effort. The bubbles in a Spritz are the perfect refreshment for spring, and hibiscus and vodka are the perfect pairings of smooth and tart. You can use the simple syrup in this recipe to make up to 8 spritzes, but whether you share or keep this drink all to yourself is up to you.
A salt-rimmed glass, boozy tequila, citrusy orange liqueur, and delicious floral hibiscus work together in this recipe to make the ultimate gorgeous pink margarita. This drink has the punch of a usual margarita but isn't so sweet that it will make your teeth hurt.
If you want to step away from the usual tart and sweet cocktails, you’ll find a unique drink in this cocktail. Cinnamon, vodka, hibiscus, and a few fruity ingredients create the perfect spicy concoction for early spring or fall. You’ll have to simmer a few ingredients to make the base for this drink, but the heavenly aroma alone will leave you wanting to make a whole batch of Vodka Sours.
You’ll have to make a hibiscus simple syrup for this drink, but you can store extras in the fridge for up to three weeks, meaning you can enjoy this cocktail all month long. This recipe combines Blanco tequila and rosè with a few other secret ingredients to make one of the most refreshing drinks you’ll try all spring.
Everyone knows the secret ingredient to a perfect Paloma is fresh grapefruit juice, and a hibiscus Paloma is no different. The tart and floral hibiscus blend perfectly with the sweet citrus of grapefruit. Combine this blend with Blanco tequila, and you have the ideal spring cocktail.
This recipe uses homemade hibiscus simple syrup (you can save the extras for later!) with lemonade and smooth vodka for a fantastic seasonal drink. This recipe serves two, so you can enjoy this drink with a loved one or keep both for yourself.
The underlying floral flavors in a good gin provide an excellent complement to the floral flavors in hibiscus. Combine this flowery touch with the tart citrus of lemon, and you’ve got a winning combination perfect for any season.
Nothing says the weather’s getting warm quite like iced tea. Combining iced tea with hibiscus, orange vodka, and sparkling water creates the ideal warm-day drink that simply can’t be beaten. This drink serves 6, so it’s perfect for springtime dinner parties.
9 Hibiscus Cocktail Recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Indulge in a bright pink drink with these sweet and floral hibiscus cocktails!