Now that the weather is getting nicer, it’s a great time to get out of the house and meet up for cocktails! For inspiration, we asked several of our past FACES of Birmingham to weigh in on their favorite cocktails around town.

Lemon Verbena Margarita at The Pantry

Deborah Stone enjoys the Lemon Verbena Margarita made with farm fresh ingredients at her restaurant, The Pantry by Stone Hollow Farmstead.

Lemon Verbena Margarita at The Pantry.

Lemon Verbena Margarita at The Pantry.

Black Label with a Twist at Highlands Bar and Grill

Liza Elliott says, “My favorite is Black Label straight up with a twist. That is, Johnny Walker Black Label scotch, straight up, with a twist of lemon at Highlands Bar and Grill.”

Scotch with a Twist of Lemon.

Scotch with a Twist of Lemon. Image credit: apurvapriyadarshni

Cranberry Mocktail at Home

Margot Shaw relaxes with a mocktail made with cranberry juice, the new Dasani sparkling water, lemon flavored, and a sprig of fresh mint in a tall glass enjoyed on her front porch, now that spring is here.

Cranberry and mint make a refreshing cocktail. Image credit: sheknows.com.

Cranberry and mint make a refreshing cocktail. Image credit: sheknows.com.

Pardis Margarita at Bottega Café

Brooke Mason opts for the Pardis Margarita (named for Pardis Stitt, wife of executive chef Frank Stitt, and co-owner of Bottega) at Bottega Café.

The Pardis Margarita at Bottega. Image credit: birminghamwine.com.

The Pardis Margarita at Bottega. Image credit: birminghamwine.com.

No Name Cocktail at The Collins Bar

Katie Rogers likes the No Name cocktail at The Collins Bar, chilled, made with mint, citrus and vodka. “So light fresh and yum!”

The Collins Bar

The Collins Bar

Chuy’s Margarita

Sandy Naramore prefers the tangy citrus of a Chuy’s Margarita.

Chuy's Margarita.

Chuy’s Margarita.

Moscow Mule at Dram Whiskey Bar

Patricia Murray favors the Moscow Mule at Dram Whiskey Bar, made with Stolichnaya, house sours and Buffalo Rock ginger ale.

The Moscow Mule at Dram.

The Moscow Mule at Dram.

Blood Orange Thing at Bottega Café

Liz Legg prefers the Blood Orange Thing at Bottega Café, a twist on the restaurant’s classic Orange Thing.

The Blood Orange Thingie at Bottega.

The Blood Orange Thing at Bottega.

Grapefruit Margarita at Slice

Krista Conlin favors the Grapefruit Margarita at Slice.

The Grapefruit Margarita at Slice.

The Grapefruit Margarita at Slice.

AVO’s Mint Julep

Dana Wolter enjoys the Mint Julep at AVO.

The Mint Julep at AVO.

The Mint Julep at AVO.

Cumberland Sidecar at Dram

Rebecca Gordon opts for the Cumberland Sidecar at Dram in MB Village. Bourbon, St Germain, Pimm’s, Ginger Beer. She says the Blackberry Winter is a close second with Blackberry Purée and house sours. And the Fourth Meal made with bourbon, sage, pear, and some other stuff at Carrigan’s is awesome too!

The Sidecar.

The Sidecar. Image credit: en.wikipedia.org.

Blood Orange Martini at Vino

Liz Hand Woods relaxes with a Blood Orange Martini at Vino.

The Blood Orange Martini at

The Blood Orange Martini at Vino.

Find out more of our FACES of Birmingham’s favorite things and come celebrate with this stellar group of women at our Night Out with StyleBlueprint’s Faces of Birmingham event at Gus Mayer on April 10th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The FACE with the most supporters will win a $500 donation to the charity of their choice. Enjoy cocktails & hors d’oeuvres along with tax exempt shopping all day long!!

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Cheers!!