Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate whoever you call mum, and spoil them with something special. Working at Master of Malt, our way of treating the women in our life is usually by shaking (or stirring) up a delicious cocktail for them. Whether you’re planning a brunch, a dinner, or just a simple get-together, these cocktail recipes are sure to impress and make your Mother’s Day celebration the tastiest one yet. And if you need more inspiration, check out our Master of Malt Mother’s Day Gift Finder.

Mother’s Day drinks

Now, let’s dive into some delicious cocktail recipes that are perfect for Mother’s Day.

French 75 cocktail with lemon hard seltzer instead of champagne. Summer refreshing beverage, drink on a table with bartenders accessories for mixology

1. French 75

Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into a Champagne flute. Top up with chilled Champagne, stir, add a dash of bitters and garnish with a lemon twist. 

Two glasses of whiskey sour cocktail close up

  1. Apricot Whisky Sour

Add all the ingredients to the shaker and dry shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Fill with ice and shake hard again, then double strain into a chilled tumbler and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.

Refreshing Tequila Strawberry Margarita with Lime

3. Strawberry Basil Margarita

In a shaker, muddle the basil leaves. Add Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and strawberry puree with ice. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Summer spritz cocktail with champagne, cucumber, lemon and mint in wine glasses on the table

4. Springtime Gin Spritz

Add the gin and peach puree to a glass and stir. Add ice, and top with Prosecco and soda.

Refreshing Coconut Daiquiri with Rum

5. Coconut Daiquiri

Shake ingredients with plenty of ice and double strain into a chilled Martini or coupe glass. Serve with a wedge of pineapple on the side.

Tips for Making the Perfect Mother’s Day Cocktails

  • Use fresh ingredients: Fresh fruits, herbs, and juices will make your cocktails taste better and more vibrant.
  • Don’t be afraid to experiment: Mix and match different flavours and ingredients to create your own unique cocktails.
  • Use quality spirits: Invest in good quality spirits to make a great base to your serves.
  • Don’t forget the garnish: A well-chosen garnish can add a touch of elegance, while also making your cocktails look more appealing.
  • Keep it simple: You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment or ingredients to make delicious cocktails. Stick to simple recipes like the ones above and use what you have on hand.