Have Plate Will Travel : Laborless Labor Day Cocktails


Saturday, September 3, 2016

Laborless Labor Day Cocktails

The final days of summer are celebrated over Labor Day weekend. With the few moments of sun and fun left on the calendar, no one wants to waste time preparing cocktails. The weekend is meant to sit back an sip cocktails (not stand behind the bar).

These Laborless Labor Day Cocktails will have you serving up drinks in moments which leaves you hours to bask in the memories of an endless summer.

Berry Explosive Raspado
Created by Milagro Tequila brand ambassador, Jaime Salas
4 parts Milagro Silver
1 part fresh lime juice
2 parts Agave Nectar
8 Raspberries
12 Blueberries
4 Fresh Mint Leaves
6 dashes Peach Bitters
Method: Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.  Fill two glasses with crushed or shaved ice and pour over.  Top with raspberries and blueberries.

The Milagro Freshest Margarita
Created by Milagro Tequila brand ambassador, Jaime Salas
2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
¾ parts Agave Nectar
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
Method: Pour all ingredients in a Boston Shaker with ice.  Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a rocks glass.  Garnish with a lime wheel.

Flor de Caña Classic Daiquiri
2 parts Flor de Caña 7 Rum
¾ parts Lime Juice
½ parts Simple Syrup
Method: Shake & strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lime. 

Flor Rum & Cola
1.5 part FDC 7 Rum
3 parts cola
Method: Combine the FDC 7 and cola in a tall glass over ice.  Garnish with an orange rind.

Solerno Sicilian
2 parts Solerno
2 lime wedges, squeezed
3 sprigs of mint
Topped with soda or sparkling water
Method: Build in a stemmed wine glass, filled with ice, and garnish with a blood orange slice and some mint.


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