Recipes: Labor Day Cocktails

Happy three-day weekend! To celebrate Labor Day, DeLeón Tequila has offered up three easy, breezy cocktails to cook up while kicking back for the day.
Crisp Cucumber Cooler
1.5 oz Deleón Platinum
.75 oz fresh lemon
1 oz simple syrup
1 oz English Cucumber (or domestic) puree
small pinch of Sea Salt
Shake all ingredients together and strain over ice in old fashioned glass. Garnish with long cucumber slice.
Paloma Knows Best
1.5 oz Deleón platinum
.75 oz combier pamplemousse liqueur
.5 oz elderflower syrup
1 oz lemon juice
2 dash scrappy’s cardamom bitters
1.5 oz maine root ginger beer
Build all ingredients into a mixing tin/glass, excluding ginger beer. Add ice and shake for 3 seconds. Add ginger beer and discard into a 16-oz pilsner glass. Top with cobbled ice (crushed ice). Garnish with grapefruit wedge and peychaud bitters float.
Zen Lion
2 oz Deleón Platinum
.5 oz honey syrup
.75-1 oz lemon juice
3-4 oz Chamomile tea
1-2 dashes of lemon bitters
Build all ingredients in collins/tall glass. Garnish with Chamomile flowers.

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