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Easy Labor Day Cocktails

Easy Labor Day Cocktails

The last thing you want to be doing on Labor Day is labor. Known as the bookend of summer, you’ll soon be reaching for a jacket instead of suntan lotion. So, we want you to get the most of out the last summer holiday. That’s why we’ve put together a collection of “easy labor” cocktails so you can get back to the grilling and chilling with a drink in hand!

 

Ruby Radler

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Drink about 2 oz. of the beer, then pour in the spirit.

Spicy Michelada

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Drink (or pour out) about ¼ of the beer.
  2. Pour the other two ingredients directly into the can.
  3. Stir with straw or stirrer to mix.
  4. Enjoy!

Bee’s Knees

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. gin
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker.
  2. Shake, strain into a chilled glass and garnish with lemon twist

Caipirinha Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 lime, cut into quarters
  • 1–2 tsp. superfine sugar (to taste)
  • 2 oz. cachaça

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle fresh limes with sugar.
  2. Add cachaça and ice cubes and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour, unstrained, into a chilled glass.

Blue Chill

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a tin and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain over crushed ice into a hurricane or tulip glass and garnish with a cherry and orange slice.

Rye Smash

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. rye whiskey
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • mint

Directions

  1. Muddle the mint and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass.
  2. Add ice, whiskey and lemon juice and shake until chilled.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

 

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Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

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