“Hey, what’s your sign?” Even if you've never been asked this classic cheesy pickup line, it has undoubtedly been repeated in thousands of bars over the years. Whether you’d like to admit it or not, learning what your astrological sign has to say about your future is just plain fun. It’s time to listen up and find out what your zodiac sign has in store for you—at least in terms of cocktails. Scroll down to your sign to find the cocktail you should be drinking this month.
There’s no better time to reinvent yourself than spring. A new opportunity will come your way this month, though it won’t be easy. What will be easy? Sipping a Gin & Tonic all month long. It just takes a few simple additions, and you have a refreshing drink that’ll never get old.
Put your mindfulness into action this month, and really pay attention to what’s around you. Inspiration can strike when you least expect it, and this time you won’t want to miss it. Wind down your days with this dessert version of the Boulevardier, and put your new insight into action.
Stop putting off that side project and embrace your imaginative side this month. There’s no better time than the present to tap into your creative energy. You’ll need some liquid encouragement when you’re inspired, so whip up a Beggars Banquet to sip while you work. It’s a super-easy build-in-the-glass cocktail that’ll make you totally rethink beer-tails.
Attraction is big for you in May, with loved ones new and old getting in touch and wanting to spend some quality time together. You’ll be in high social demand, so use some of the month’s holidays to your advantage. Embrace the reinvention of one of May’s signature cocktails with the Gin on Gin Julep. It takes all the classic parts of the Mint Julep but puts a spring twist on it with both gin and genever.
That travel bug hits you hard this month, so embrace it with a spontaneous trip. No matter if you’re home or abroad, this Ginger Gin Fizz can be your signature drink. It was designed for brunch, but it’s really great for any time of day when you don’t feel like imbibing in something heavy and high-alcohol.
Follow your instincts and take some time for yourself this month. You tend to be social and eager to please, but sometimes it’s OK to make the No. 1 priority you. That includes taking the time to find a perfect new summer cocktail. Enter, the Cider House Rules.
You’re passionate in all areas of your life, but you’d be surprised how much the different areas could compliment each other when you take a step back. It may just be the inspiration you need to get to the next step romantically or professionally. The perfect companion for observing? A classic Tiki cocktail like the Jungle Bird.
The word "self-care" gets thrown around a lot these days, but this month, you’ll want to pay attention to what it really means. When you hit that point where it’s all too much, make yourself a Pear & Elderflower Collins and take a breath. And then indulge in the activity you think will rejuvenate you, like some yoga or a self-imposed social media ban.
Family will have big demands for you this month, but it’ll feel good to be helping your loved ones. They may seem like they’re asking a lot, but what they’re really looking for is quality time. Whip up an easy brunch and some Cucumber Snappers, and everyone will be happy.
You’re feeling an itch. Something needs to change. If you’re not ready for something big, try doing that spring cleaning you were putting off and refresh your home with a few new items. When you’re done, you can indulge in an unusual fruity tipple like the Space Gin Smash. You’ll be amazed you don’t see grapes in cocktails more often.
The best parts of summer are almost here, and your enthusiasm is contagious. Embrace those positive thoughts and channel them in productive ways this month. And while you’re at it, now’s the time to perfect your signature summer cocktail, the Watermelon Margarita. You’re about to ruin yourself for regular Margaritas, but who cares.