Jul 31, 2015 Spring into a Summer Cocktail Sum of All Seasons: Harvested in the Fall, our Newhall Farm Ice Cider is Winter frozen, reborn in the Spring and ready for drinking by Summer! Try this refreshing cocktail with lime and a pinch of the exotic. Spring Crocus Though the spring crocus we typically see here in New England is not Crocus sativus from which the exotic spice, saffron, is born, this beverage based on a fruit of fall, winters over as ice cider and also surfaces in spring as part of a refreshing cocktail that wafts of a summer breeze. 3 oz. Newhall Farm Ice Cider 1 oz. Vermont Gold Vodka 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice 3-4 long threads of saffron Splash of sparkling water Combine all ingredients. Stir. Add ice. Garnish with lime.