Flower-Infused Cocktails for When You're Feeling Fancy

Flower Cocktail from The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionSource: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Now that summer is in full bloom outside, take some time to stop and smell the roses—and then mix them into your drinks. Summer is the perfect time to spruce up classic cocktail recipes, from gin and tonic to Tom Collins, and flowers are an easy, flavorful way to feel a whole lot fancier (and seriously step up your Instagram game, if you're into that).

While floral notes can get lost in most foods, cocktails are a different story. “A cocktail is much more like a spritz of perfume in that the bright, floral notes are really wonderful,” says Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist.

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