Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell

Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer. Though it’s still technically summer for a few more weeks, many people use Labor Day as an opportunity to bid farewell to the season with one last hurrah. If you’re looking for some refreshing drink recipes to celebrate Labor Day, look no further! Below we share some delicious and easy cocktails that are perfect for a party. So break out your shaker and get ready to enjoy the last of the summer sun!

Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell
Summer Elyx – Photo courtesy of Baoli Miami

Baoli Miami’s Summer Elyx

  • 1.5oz Absolut Elyx vodka
  • 0.5oz lemon juice
  • 0.5oz Domaine de Canton
  • 0.5oz Agave
  • 1.5oz pineapple juice

Directions: Shake all ingredients together, then strain them into a martini coupe. Garnish with dehydrated pineapple.

Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell
Jalapeno Passion Margarita – Photo courtesy of Bottled Blonde

Bottled Blonde’s Jalapeno Passion Margarita

  • Five slices Jalapenos
  • Two slice cucumber
  • .75oz passion fruit
  • .75oz lime juice
  • Muddle lightly
  • .75oz Triple Sec
  • 1.5oz Don Hombres

Directions: Add ingredients to a shaker. Shake and pour into a glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and tajin

Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell
Rosemary Caipiroska – Photo Credit: Mixoloworld

E11EVEN Vodka’s Rosemary Caipiroska

  • 2 oz E11EVEN Vodka
  • .75 oz Grapefruit Juice
  • .75 oz Rosemary Syrup
  • 6 Lime Wedges (Muddled)
  • Grapefruit Half Moon + Rosemary Sprig for garnish

Directions: Add lime wedges to a shaker and lightly press on them with a muddler to release the juice. Add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker, add cubed ice and shake for 10 seconds. Pour into a double rocks glass, keeping the ice and muddled fruit. Top with more ice if necessary.

Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell
Ciao Ciao Spritz – Photo Courtesy of Freehold Miami

Freehold Miami’s Ciao Ciao Spritz

  • 1 oz Martini Riserva
  • .5 oz St. Germain
  • Fever Tree Bitter lemon soda

Directions: In a large wine glass, add all ingredients and top with Fever Tree Bitter lemon soda; stir down over ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Refreshing Labor Day Cocktail Recipes to Wish Summer Farewell
Aperol Spritz Who? – Photo courtesy of KÓMMA Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar

KÓMMA’s Aperol Spritz Who? 

  • 2 oz Pineapple infused Aperol
  • 2 oz Ginger beer
  • 3 oz Champagne
  • Garnish dehydrated pineapple

Directions: Pour pineapple-infused Aperol into a wine glass filled with ice. Add champagne and top with ginger beer. Garnish with dehydrated pineapple.

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