Every Friday afternoon we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. Today we’re proving fresh and clean packaging isn’t reserved for the fancy sparkling waters and juice brands of the world. It’s time to indulge our spring fever with pretty pastels, bold graphic shapes, and playful illustrations.

Ashridge, by Buddy
We were looking for the perfect picnic drink, and found it in these cider bottles. The abstract design exudes a vibrant, youthful look, all without feeling childish. Plus, who knew elementary shapes could have us drooling for sweet apples and refreshing lime?
(Via Lovely Package)

Palatino Wine, by BRND WGN
Are ancient Roman patterns the new floral print this season? If so, this modern iteration of palace mosaics, with its soft pastels and striking geometric shapes, is a strong contender.
(Via Packaging Design Served)

Swift Single Malt, by Make & Matter
Say goodbye to your dad’s dusty bottle of whiskey. Inspired by the foxes frolicking on the distillery grounds, Make & Matter created a logo that looks like a character straight out of a children’s book. But the mix of modern and classic type firmly establishes the drink as a handmade whiskey of the highest quality—just in case dad wants a sip.
(Via The Dieline)

Verba Vodka, by Yevgeny Razumov
Despite a wintry color scheme of blues and greys, this vodka still has that hopeful feel of spring. These buds, commonly used as spring décor in Russian Orthodox countries, even bring an interactive level to the design with synthetic fibers for that realistic springtime fuzz.
(Via Packaging of the World)

Kobelt Edelbrände, by Adicto
Whether you’re a juicer, or a fan of the harder stuff, we can all agree on one thing: these ciders, brandies, and whiskies take the best of both worlds. We love that these bottles took the clean look of juice bottles and combined it with elegant type that matches the heritage of its family-made liquor.
(Via Packaging Design Served)

Cheers!