Finding the Perfect Sips for Labor Day Weekend: Get these Recipes!

With Summer in full sweat… we mean session, we want to pass along these summer-time essentials for your Labor Day Weekend in advance of this weekend.

Whether you’re poolside with friends, on a yacht, or at a family BBQ, these party-poppers are ideal to get the party started. Plus they are a perfect fit for Labor Day Weekend.

 

IN THE MOOD FOR: Poolside Relaxation and Pampering Day

If you’re craving a European getaway, serve up some FOS Mastiha for a sweet taste of Greece. Travel to the beautiful island of Greece with just one sip of this drink. FOS Mastiha, historically delicious and crafted to perfection, has been created to elicit a true taste of Greek culture. Take on the role of a Greek Goddess as the liqueur has a one of a kind and precise harvesting and distillation process that gives insight into why it is so special. Only harvested once per year, Mastiha undergoes a traditional process, including mixing it with high-quality alcohol and secret ingredients before distillation and bottling. Even better, FOS Mastiha also has digestive benefits so you can relax poolside while still maintaining that summer bod. With endless mixology possibilites, FOS Mastiha lends itself as the perfect ingredient to make festive an array of cocktails for the whole group!

 

AMBROSIA FRESH

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Ingredients:

1 1/3 oz. of FOS Mastiha
2/3 oz. premium gin
1/4 cucumber no skin no seeds
1/3 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz. simple syrup
1 dash angostura bitters

Method:
Muddle cucumber in base of shaker.
Add rest of ingredients and shake with ice.
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a thin slice of cucumber

 

 

THE GREEK

 

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Ingredients:

1.25oz FOS Mastiha
.25oz Creme de Mure
.25oz Grapefruit Bitters
Squeeze of lemon
Splash of fresh Grapefruit Juice

Method:

Pour all ingredients except grapefruit juice into a shaker filled with ice.
Shake well and strain into  a tall glass filled with ice.
Top it off with splash of fresh grapefruit juice

 

IN THE MOOD FOR: Boating and Dinner Parties
Can’t decide to bring rum, vodka, or tequila on the boat? Why limit yourself to one when all three provide a smooth finish with Allaire spirits. All three spirits are unique by the process they were made in. The vodka has a pure flavor of citrus. The tequila has a unique taste of agave and the rum was made in the Barbados. Whether you are at the Hamptons or relaxing in your backyard, Allaire spirits will make you feel relaxed this summer!

Allaire Golden Margarita
by Josue Gonzalez at DÔA (Miami)

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Ingredients:
2oz Allaire Cristal Age tequila
fresh squeezed lime juice
Organic agave
24K Edible gold powder (Check Amazon.com for the 24K gold powder/flakes/sheet that works for you! Click HERE)

Method:
Pour tequila into shaker filled with ice.
Add lime juice and agave.
Shake well (at least 10 shakes!)
Pour over ice in your choice
Top off with 24K edible gold powder that melts on top of the cocktail, giving a melted gold look floating on top of the Margarita.
Enjoy!

 

THE BLACK ORCHID
by Nick Mautone at Rainbow Room (New York, NY)

 

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•1 ¼ oz. Allaire Six Times Distilled Vodka
•¾ oz. Crème de Violette
•1 oz. Lemon juice
•¾ oz. Simple syrup

Method:
Combine all ingredients in shaker filled with ice, shake and pour into martini glass.
Garnish with edible orchid

 

 

IN THE MOOD FOR: Beachside with the girls

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Summer can only mean one thing#ROSEALLDAY!
There is no better way to cool off with with a refreshing glass of Vie Vite which is created out of from Côtes de Provence (fun fact- Rosé wine from Côtes de Provence are characteristically dry wines and contain a less sugar than many others produced around the world.).

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This rose is the weekend’s beach towel, boat, or post-brunch bag’s best friend. I mean.. is there really another way to kick off the season’s celebrations? This perfectly pale pink French rose is the ultimate dream once chilled on a hot weather day.

This array of sips should keep you happy all weekend long.

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

 

 

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