Oh noes! Labor Day means the end of summer! Celebrate with a Negroni Slushy, American Shot or an "adult" root beer float!
Labor Day is coming late this year, you get the feeling that summer doesn't want to leave us. Want to keep that summery feeling a tad longer? Having a Labor Day cookout, or want to try a new cocktail or two? Then take a look at these drinks! the Negroni Slushy, Lawrenceberg Lemonade, Herradura Brisa, Zen Lion and the other concoctions taste like the best days of the season!
Read on for all the recipes.
Aperol Sorbet Float
1 oz. Aperol
Mix together the Aperol and the soda in a tall glass, then add a scoop (or two of sorbet) to the drink and enjoy!
2 parts Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon
3/4 part lemon juice
3/4 part honey syrup
4 parts soda
Build ingredients in a rocks or highball glass over ice and stir well. Garnish with a lemon wheel and serve with a straw.
4 1/2 oz. G'Vine gin
2 1/2 oz. Campari
2 1/2 oz. La Quintinye Vermouth Royal Rouge
3 cups ice
orange slices for garnish
Combine gin, Campari and sweet vermouth in airtight container. Place in freezer and freeze for at least 8 hours and up to 3 days. When ready to serve, add chilled alcohol and ice to blender. Blend on high speed until uniform and smooth. Garnish with orange slice and serve immediately.
The American Shot, Summer's Last Kiss, Mojitos and more cocktails after the jump