End of Summer Cocktails

As Labor Day approaches, so does the unofficial end of summer. Your patrons will be holding on to those warm months, seeking out cocktails that will help them ease into the changing season and cooler weather. Update your menu with drinks that offer a fresh take to your cocktail list, celebrating the holiday while introducing a few new, vibrant libations that will satiate your guests’ palates.


Lemongrass Daiquiri
Courtesy of Cascal soft drink.

1½ oz. rum
Juice of half a small lime
5 mint leaves
2 oz. Cascal Bright Citrus Natural Soft Drink
Lime twist or lemongrass stalk for garnish

Tear up the mint and throw into bottom of a mixing glass. Add rum and lime juice and shake hard with ice. Pour in Cascal Bright Citrus Soda and stir gently. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime twist or lemongrass stalk if available.

Kappa Punch
Courtesy of Kappa

1½ oz. Kappa
½ oz. Grand Marnier
1 oz. pineapple juice
½ oz. lime juice
2 dashes Angostura bitters
½ oz. fresh orange juice
Pineapple wedge for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

SKYY Infusions Yankee Doodle
Courtesy of SKYY Vodka.

1½ oz. SKYY Infusions Grapea