As we begin a new year, we once again start to search for ways to be healthy. That doesn’t mean you have to put down those glasses. Giving your favorite drinks a makeover can be a great way to cut the calories, but still enjoy cocktail hour!
Here are some recipe ideas.
In a highball glass, stir 2 oz. of General Diaz Blanco Tequila, 1 oz. grapefruit juice, and ½ oz. agave nectar. Stir, and top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with fresh grapefruit and mint leaves.
In a shaker, combine 2 oz. of Grays Peak Vodka, ¾ oz. fresh lime juice, ¾ oz. simple syrup, and 2 dashes Mexican hot sauce. Pour into a glass with a salted rim and filled with ice. Garnish with cucumber dimes.
In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine 2 oz. Redemption Bourbon bourbon, ⅓ oz. lime juice, and ½ oz. simple syrup. Strain into a glass filled with ice, and garnish with basil leaves.
Add 6 mint leaves, ¼ of a lime, 1 ½ oz Cutwater Gin and 1 Tbsp sugar (optional) to a shaker and muddle. Add 4 cucumber slices to shaker and shake vigorously. Pour mixture over glass filled with ice and top with tonic water.
Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States.