Slideshow SLIDESHOW: 27 Refreshing Drinks for Your Labor Day Bash

Everyone needs a little something to sip on for Labor Day, whether you're on the beach for the day or camped out in the backyard next to the grill. What should you sip as you bid farewell to summer? Here are a few of our favorites, from frozen boozy refreshers to spicy homemade lemonade. Whatever your pleasure this coming Labor Day, we have it here—click through our slideshow and take your pick of 27 fantastic Labor Day drink recipes.

Looking for beer and wine? Refer to our backyard bbq beer pairing cheat sheet for the best bottles to pick up, or check out our picks for wines to pair with your burgers, grilled veggies, and brats. Just want something refreshing to drink all day? Check out our recommendations for the best lagers, wheat beers, and deliciously hoppy IPAs. Need wine recs? Here are some sommelier-selected bottles for daytime drinking, and a few of our favorites under $20.

Now, on to the recipes...

Cocktails For A Crowd

The Bitter Salty Perro is made with tequila, grapefruit juice, and tonic. [Photograph: Heather Meldrom]


A Bitter and bold sangria for Campari lovers. [Photograph: Autumn Giles]

Beer Cocktails

Like hoppy beer? Then you'll love the Improved Mendota. [Photograph: Wes Rowe]

Nonalcoholic Drinks

This homemade soda really tastes like figs. [Photograph: Autumn Giles]


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