Cocktails That Will Work For YOU
Every year, on the first Monday of September, we celebrate the social and economic achievements of the American workers. This national holiday tributes the contributions workers have made for the well-being of our country and their families. So, this weekend take a load off and give yourself a pat on the back while enjoying one of these delicious Labor Day inspired cocktails.
Cucumber Watermelon Cooler
1 1/2 oz. Smirnoff Sorbet Light Lemon
Muddle watermelon and cucumber in a mixing glass. Combine all ingredients except sparkling water, add ice, shake, strain over fresh ice into a highball glass. Add agave if desired for a sweeter taste. Top with Perrier Pink Grapefruit Sparkling Water and garnish.
The American Collins
1 1/2 oz. Bombay Sapphire
In a Collins glass, muddle the cherries and blueberries in the lemon juice and simple syrup. Add Sapphire and ice and stir briefly. Top with club soda. Garnish with a Bing cherry and slice of lemon.
1 1/2 oz. Ron Abuelo Añejo
Pour ingredients into an iced filled shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall glass. Garnish with maraschino cherries and orange slices.
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Infusions Ginger
Muddle three of the mint leaves in a cocktail shaker to release oils. Add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with remaining large mint leaf.
*To make lychee puree, purchase a can of lychees in light syrup and blend well.
1 1/3 oz. EFFEN Black Cherry Vodka
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Vodka
Muddle lemon peels, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Add the vodka and ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice cubes. Garnish with a twist of lemon.