6 Flowery Cocktails for Mom (That Might Just One-Up the Bouquet)

These six refreshingly floral cocktails put a whole different spin on the term "mom-approved."

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Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Mom Could Use a Drink

Toast the No. 1 lady in your life and all that she does. Tailor-made for a boozy Mother's Day brunch, these fresh, floral spins on classic swigs will have Mom feeling all warm and fuzzy on her big day. Garnished with flower petals and sprigs themselves, we can't help but think they'd go perfectly with a bouquet to match (hint, hint).

Lavender-Pink Peppercorn Vodka Sodas

A regular vodka soda is a notoriously one-dimensional drink, but a combination of lavender and pink peppercorns lends the drink a floral note with a bit of a bite.

Get the Recipe: Lavender-Pink Peppercorn Vodka Sodas

Whiskey and Jasmine Green Tea Chillers

If Mom just needs to kick back and relax, this refreshing blend is as curative as an afternoon spent on a porch swing. It's steeped with jasmine green tea bags and chilled before soul-warming Irish whiskey is added to the mix.

Get the Recipe: Whiskey and Jasmine Green Tea Chillers

Rosewater Gin and Tonic

This simple twist on the classic cocktail cuts the distinctive bitterness of tonic with fresh strawberries and the essence of rose. You can add a squeeze of lime juice, too, for a more familiar flavor. 

Get the Recipe: Rosewater Gin and Tonic

Hibiscus Rum Cocktails

Mom deserves to stop and smell the flowers on her day. Dried hibiscus flowers bring a sweet and tart flavor (think cranberry) to this crimson cocktail that's infused with ginger and mixed with rum. 

Get the Recipe: Hibiscus Rum Cocktails

Elderflower Rob Roy

A traditional Rob Roy is made with sweet vermouth. For a lighter version, we used an elderflower liqueur instead, but kept the Scotch and a touch of herbal flavor.

Get the Recipe: Elderflower Rob Roy

Orange Blossom Margarita

If Mom has been known to like a margarita or two, this sophisticated and citrusy spin will do the trick. We love how the perfume of the orange blossom water — used to wet the rim of the glass — mixes with the tequila and lime in this twist on a classic drink.

Get the Recipe: Orange Blossom Margarita

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