Celebrate the Unofficial End of Summer This Labor Day with Some Cocktails from Top Shelf Spirits
These awesome cocktails are a great way to celebrate the unofficial end of Summer!
Made with the Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal, particularly smooth with a blend of uniquely oaky eaux-de-vie finished off with subtle notes of toasted bread, vanilla and brioche; the Rémy Sidecar is the perfect “Summer Don’t Go” cocktail. Whether you’re catching up on summer reading or sitting under an ethereal beach sunset, the Rémy Sidecar is a fresh, crisp and well-balanced cocktail that encourages you to tap into the magical feeling of summer.
The Rémy Sidecar
- 2oz Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal
- ¾ oz Cointreau
- ¾ oz lemon juice
- Pour 2 oz of Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal, ¾ oz of Cointreau and ¾ oz of lemon juice into a shaker filled with ice.
- Shake, strain and pour into a coupette glass.
- Finish with lemon peel for freshness.
Savor the end of summer by serving up BACARDÍ-infused cocktails at your Labor Day soiree, by trying your hand at making the bubbly BACARDÍ Old Cuban, with BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho, Martini & Rossi® Prosecco, mint, simple syrup, lime juice and bitters.
BACARDÍ Old Cuban
- 2 oz BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho
- 2 ½ oz Martini & Rossi® Prosecco
- 4 mint leaves
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 1 oz lime juice
- 2 dashes bitters
Method: Combine all the ingredients (except prosecco) in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain, and top with prosecco. Garnish with a mint leaf float.
With flavors ranging from Strawberry Lemonade to Sweet Tea to Apple, Seagram’s has got you covered for every occasion — sweet or savory, day or night!
Whether you’re at a backyard BBQ, sitting poolside, or simply hanging with family & friends, you can be assured that there is something for everyone.
Seagram’s Brunchy Bubbly Berry Pineapple Mimosa
Courtesy of Beautiful Booze
2 ounces of Seagram’s Pineapple
½ ounce of strawberry syrup
½ ounce in lemon juice
top with champagne
Garnish with strawberry and citrus peel
Directions: Add everything to a shaker except the champagne. Shake then strain into a champagne glass. Top with champagne and garnish with strawberry and citrus peel.
The top-selling dark spiced rum, is returning to shore with its Kraken Attacks campaign by offering unique local experiences in popular cities and states across the country. From New Jersey offering a year of free pork roll, to a private kayak excursion 400-feet below ground level in Indiana, or even a private sailboat cruise on the Puget Sound in Chicago
The end is nigh! Of summer anyway. Turn up before time’s up with this fan fave cocktail recipe:
2 parts Kraken® Original
2 lime slices
Muddled mint leaves
1 tbsp. sugar
Top with soda
In a Collins glass, add mint leaves, sugar and lime, muddle together. Add ice and Kraken®, then top with soda.
Brandy cocktails from Torres Brandy that are perfect for mixing up for all of your Labor Day Weekend plans. Say goodbye to summer with Torres’ seasonal Painkiller recipe and hello to fall with their elevated twist on the Old Fashioned.
1.5 oz. Torres 10
1 oz. Magdala Orange Liqueur
Fresh pineapple juice
Fresh lemon juice
A slice of pineapple and some pineapple leaves to decorate
Directions: Place lots of ice in your cocktail shaker. Add 1.5 oz. Torres 10, 1 oz. Magdala Orange Liqueur, 1 oz. pineapple juice, 1 oz. coconut cream, ½ oz. fresh lemon juice. Strain the mix in a highball glass (Collins style glass). Decorate with pineapple leaves, and a slice of pineapple, and add some crushed ice.
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Torres Old Fashioned
2 oz. Torres 20
⅓ oz. Sugar syrup
Splash of chocolate bitters
Dash of cherry bitters
Dash of Angostura bitters
Directions: Place the ingredients directly in an Old Fashioned glass. Make a strip of orange zest. Add the sugar syrup. Add a splash of chocolate bitters. Add a dash of cherry bitters. Add a dash of Angostura Orange Bitters. Squeeze and remove the orange peel (use it again – recycle!). Add a cube of ice. Add 1 oz. Torres 20. Stir, dissolve and cool slowly. Add a second cube of ice. Add another 1 oz. Torres 20. Stir, dissolve and cool again. Finish off with some ice, and garnish with a twist of orange.
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