Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Delicious At Home Labor Day Cocktails To Whip Up This Holiday Weekend

Wow, did summer just really happen? To say this season was a little different is an understatement, and believe it or not, we are actually nearing the end of it. We are approaching Labor Day weekend by whipping up cocktails instead of arranging a getaway for the holiday, or playing host to the traditional BBQ bash with friends and family this year.  Let’s just say we are excited to stay low key with a little grilling and chilling and celebrate the end of summer with delicious Labor Day Cocktails at home. We have selected a few pleasing libations to shake and stir this holiday weekend involving spirits like Mezcal, vodka, rum, and tequila to help you make the most of summer.  Whatever you decide to do, stay safe, and Happy Labor Day!

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Chili Cucumber Sour 

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Doña Vega Mezcal
  • 3 Jalapeño slices (muddle)
  • 2 Cucumber (muddle)
  • .75oz Lime Juice
  • .5oz Agave
  • Egg Whites/ Aquafaba

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Hard shake for thirty seconds.  Next, strain mixture into a rocks glass. Garnish with salted cucumber/ jalapeño slice skewer and serve.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Gold From El Dorado 

 

Ingredients:

Method:

Add ingredients into cocktail shaker.  Hard shake vigorously for thirty seconds.  Double strain into rocks glass with ice. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Los Conquistadors 

Ingredients:

  • 5oz Doña Vega Mezcal
  • 1oz Honey Cordial
  • .75oz Tonic Syrup
  • Top with Club Soda
  • Float Elderberry Bitters

Method:

Include all ingredients except for bitters and soda into cocktail shaker with ice. Shake all ingredients, and then strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with soda and bitters.  Garnish with lemongrass stalks.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Camarena Spicy Ranch Water

 

Ingredients:

Method:

Add ingredients into an ice-filled glass, and stir together to combine/chill. Garnish with salt + chili powder rimmed glass. Add lime as desired.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

RumHaven Haven on Earth

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. RumHaven
  • 2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 2 oz. Club Soda

Directions: 

Add all ingredients into an ice-filled Collins glass. Stir together to combine and chill. Garnish with pineapple or mint.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Widows Peak

Handcrafted exclusively for Casillero del Diablo by Dan Magro

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all ingredients (except garnishes) in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with flower.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Niced TEAzy

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ parts Monkey Shoulder
  • ½ part Drambuie
  • 2 parts Chamomile Tea
  • ¼ part Vanilla Syrup
  • 1 dash of Orange Blossom Water
  • Garnish with a Lemon Wedge & Mint Sprig

Method:

Build in highball glass over ice, lightly stir and garnish with a lemon wedge and Mint Sprig.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Guilty by Association

Ingredients:

  • 5 parts Reyka Vodka
  • .75 part Apreol
  • .75 part Lime
  • .25 part turbinado simple
  • Garnish – lime slice

Method :

Combine all ingredients into a rocks glass. Serve over crushed ice.

Grilled Apple and Pear Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 3 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 2 pieces of grilled apple and pear
  • 2 parts fresh lime juice
  • 2 parts simple syrup
  • 10 loose mint leaves
  • 4 parts soda water

Method:

Place fruit in glass and muddle with simple syrup. Add other ingredients, except soda, and shake well. Strain over fresh ice, top with club soda.

Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Agua Colada

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Flor de Caña 7 Year
  • 1 part coconut water
  • .75 part pineapple juice
  • .5 part fresh squeezed orange juice
  • .5 part fresh lime juice
  • .5 part simple syrup

Method: 

Pour all ingredients in a tall glass filled with ice.  Stir briskly until well chilled.  Top with grated nutmeg, garnish with a slice of pineapple.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Cucumber Watermelon Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Milagro Silver
  • 1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
  • ¾ Part Agave Nectar
  • 4 Watermelon Chunks
  • 2 Slices Cucumber

Method:

Muddle watermelon & cucumber in a Boston shaker, add remaining ingredients. Shake and strain over fresh ice.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

La Conga Blicoti

Ingredients:

Method:

Shake all ingredients (other than the garnish) and double strain them into a coupe. Garnish.

Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Tropical Rum Punch

Ingredients:

Method:

Lightly stir and garnish with a pineapple wedge, cherry and cocktail umbrella.

Photos: Courtesy

Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

CÎROC Caribbean Breeze

Ingredients:

  • 2oz CÎROC Pineapple
  • .5oz Lemon Juice
  • 5oz Sorrel Blend*
  • Garnish: Basil and Orange Peel

Method:

Mix CÎROC Pineapple, lemon juice, and Sorrel Blend into a cocktail shaker and shake .

Double strain into a Collins glass over ice.  Garnish with a sprig of basil and orange peel.

*Sorrel Blend*

(Makes 10 servings)

  • 2 cups of Dried Hibiscus
  • 2 tablespoons of ginger, peeled & sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Peel of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup of honey
  • 6 cups of water

Sorrel Directions:Prepare Sorrel Blend by adding ingredients to a pot and simmer for 20 minutes, strain off spices, and cool in the fridge.

Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

CÎROC Coco Cucumber

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz CÎROC Coconut
  • 1 oz Cucumber Water
  • Top with Club Soda
  • Garnish: Cucumber Ribbon

Method:

Mix CÎROC Coconut into and cucumber water into a Collins glass over ice and top with club soda. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon.

Cocktails To Whip Up This Labor Day Weekend

Tanteo Sparkling Margarita

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice Stir well and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass.  Garnish with a lemon twist.

*Tanteo Tequila is offering a Labor Day Special : From Monday August 31st – Monday September 7th, where 5% of proceeds from any item purchased on Tanteo Tequila’s online shop will be donated to the American Nurses Association.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up

Tanteo Tequila Spicy Watermelon – Rita

Created by the Frying Pan NYC

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine ingredients in shaker with ice, shake well and pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a watermelon slice.

Delicious At Home Cocktails To Whip Up

Tanteo Tequila Sizzling Citrus Marg

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Tanteo Habanero Tequila
  • 2 oz. Fresh Tangerine juice
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Light Agave Nectar (or simple syrup)

Method:

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into an Ice-Filled Highball Glass. Garnish with a tangerine slice.

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