Food & Drink

Jason Littrell's Labor Day Cocktail Recipe

A Chilean chiller

pisco punch!

Labor Day: when we lament the loss of work-free Fridays but get giddy for flannel and layers.

As “Call Me Maybe” becomes redolent of warm months past, we urge you to handle the summer-to-fall transition like an adult — with (responsible) alcohol consumption. We asked Jason Littrell, one of the cocktail architects behind JBird’s menu, among others, to create a non-labor-intensive beverage with notes of both seasons.

Labor Day Pisco Punch
Makes one drink

2 oz. Alto del Carmen Chilean pisco
4 oz. Jarritos Tamarindo
Pinch of salt
Squeeze of lime
Grapefruit slice for garnish

1. In a highball glass, pour pisco and Jarritos over ice.

2. Add salt and lime.

3. Swirl; garnish with grapefruit.

Happy mixing. We’ll catch you on the flip side.

JBird, 339 East 75th Street, between First and Second Avenues (212-288-8033 or jbirdny.com).

Photo: Courtesy of JBird 

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