Celebrate #FruitCocktailDay with the sweetest cocktails in Birmingham

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Count us in. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

May 13th is National Fruit Cocktail Day, so we gathered some tasty spots in Birmingham for you to catch a buzz. Keep reading for all the berry fun details.

1. El Barrio

Catch a buzz on the strawberry margarita or the honeysuckle blues at El Barrio. They even have outdoor seating so you can enjoy the warm weather.

2. TrimTab Brewing

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Pass me one! (Bham Now)

Sip on the fruited sour with yummy raspberries, sweet blackberries and a squeeze of lemon at TrimTab. The best part—it’s frozen, so you and your friends can sit on the outdoor picnic tables taking in the summer heat.

3. Paramount Birmingham

Open a tab at Paramount to get a taste of their fruity-fresh cocktails. Plus, you’ll stay entertained by the multiple arcade games available to play.

4. Queen’s Park

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Queen’s Park, Strawberry Daiquiri. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Did you know that Ohana Night is back at Queen’s Park? Every Tuesday sip on tropical drinks pop-up. These fruity and fun flavors will take your tastebuds on a mini-vacay.

5. Juniper

Juniper strawberry bread pudding
Might as well add their strawberry bed to your fruity taste-testing. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

Try the classic Clover Club but with a twist at Juniper. Traditionally served with egg whites, raspberry and gin, catch the mixers adding Sakura dust on the rim. It’s divine!

6. Electra

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Take a peep at the front door of Electra. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

This cyber-punk-themed bar is a place that welcomes everybody. Take your fave classic fruity cocktail to their patio where chairs and tables are set up.

7. Plum Bar

For neo-soul music and classic cocktails make your way downtown to Plum Bar where you can sit outside and just enjoy life. Every Tuesday to Friday from 5-8 PM, enjoy $5 margs during their happy hour!

8. Carrigan’s Public House

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Enjoy a drink with a view. (Carrigan’s Public House)

This Birmingham rooftop bar on historic Morris Avenue has been a popular spot for several years. They have a great selection of cocktails and martinis alongside a rotating selection of beer and wine.

9. The Lumbar

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Count us in. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

If you’re not going for their Tetris tots, then you’re definitely going to The Lumbar for their imaginative drinks. My personal fave was their Mardi Gras-inspired Queen Hurricanes drink, a passionfruit and lemon rum cocktail.

But wait there’s more…

Find your new favorite fresh cocktails at one of these bars around Birmingham:

Which of these is your fave? What did we miss? Let us know @bhamnow.

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Summer Guffey

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