Classy cocktails for Labor Day
Sip in style this weekend
This Labor Day weekend, impress your friends with a cocktail they've never had before. Try one or all three of these sophisticated sips, sure to please every palate.
The summer storm
Recipe adapted from Smith & Ratliff
Yields 1 cocktail
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- 2 ounces gin
- Splash of soda water
- Mint for garnish
- Puree blueberries with water (this is what gives the drink its blueberry flavor and intense color).
- Add the fresh lime juice, simple syrup and blueberry puree into a shaker.
- Add gin and shake. Strain into a chilled Collins glass and top with soda and garnish with mint.
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