Your Labor Day Cocktail List

Friday, September 2, 2016

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice, refreshing cocktail on Labor Day? A three-day weekend should be celebrated with a nice drink, and bars have worked very hard on their Labor Day cocktail menus. So, while you’ve got the grilled fired up or the caterers coming to keep your guests well fed at your Hamptons party, here are a few drinks for you to keep your celebrations lively.

  1. The “Sailor’s Delight”

Kentucky Bourbon with a muddle of fresh strawberry & mint leaves, blood orange & lemon juices, club soda, shaken, served over ice.

Available at Dave’s Gone Fishing, 467 East Lake Drive, Montauk

  1. Call Me Monica

3/4 oz. Contratto Aperitif, 1/2 oz. House Fennel Syrup, pour over ice, top with prosecco, jounce lightly, serve with a lemon twist.

Available at Sunset Beach, 35 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights


  1. The “Sapphire Sunset”

Bombay Sapphire Gin topped up with sparkling aranciata rossa & a squeeze of fresh lime, over ice.

Available at Dave’s Gone Fishing 

  1. Sunset Rosé Sangria

Rosé wine, peach schnapps, spiced rum, diced up mangos, apples, lemons, limes, oranges, strawberries and oranges.

Available at Dockers Waterside 94 Dune Road, Quogue


  1. The “Strawberry Blonde”

A mojito with Bacardi White Rum over a muddle of fresh mint, ripe strawberries, limes & sugar, splash club soda, over ice.

Available at Dave’s Gone Fishing

  1. Social Cooler

Jalapeno infused Don Julio tequila, watermelon puree, fresh lime, rocks

Available at Southampton Social Club, 256 Elm Street, Southampton

  1. Golden Blonde

Grey Goose Vodka, St. Germaine, splash pineapple juice, splash simple syrup, splash sour mix. Shake and strain into a martini glass and top with prosecco.

Available at Dockers Waterside


  1. Backyard Lemonade

Grey Goose le melon vodka, fresh squeezed lemonade, fresh berries, rocks

Available at Southampton Social Club

  1. Blood Orange Margarita

Milagro Silver Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liquor, fresh lime juice, splash of sour mix topped with San Pellegrino Blood Orange Soda. Garnished with an orange slice.

Available at Docker’s Waterside


  1. The “Cukito”

Crop Cucumber Vodka over a muddle of fresh mint, limes & sugar; topped with club soda, served in a tall glass over ice.

Available at Dave’s Gone Fishing


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