The transitioning of seasons often brings new beginnings and opportunities. September likely has a lot in store for you, so better to read on and check with the stars and see what they say, at least as cocktails are concerned. Scroll down to your sign to find out the cocktail you should be drinking as the leaves start to change.
VIRGO: Aug. 23–Sept. 22
Change never comes easily for you, especially when it comes to how you present yourself to the world. A renewed energy will flow through you in September, encouraging a new look or attitude in the way you go through life. This calls for an unsuspecting cocktail like the Another Fine Mes. The combination of tequila and rye will be enough to sip your way into a new aura.
LIBRA: Sept 23–Oct. 22
All the conflict you’ve been experiencing is finally going to melt away this month, ushering in lots of good vibes in September. Expect to be lucky in relationships this month, finding new or renewed love with someone unexpected. A simple fall cocktail like the Transfusion will ease you into this new season.
SCORPIO: Oct. 23–Nov. 21
You’ve run out of patience for certain people, and sometimes it’s OK to say goodbye—for good. Try not to be disappointed. Instead, see this as a moment of growth and renewal. This Smoky Sour goes perfectly as the flames of a relationship die down.
SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 22–Dec. 21
A bit of nostalgia creeps into your life early on in September. Go ahead and embrace it—it’s OK to indulge every once in awhile. A seasonal riff on the classic flip will help you enjoy, featuring pumpkin flavor in two forms. It’s a great compliment to your playful attitude this month.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
CAPRICORN: Dec. 22–Jan. 19
Summer might be on its way out, but that doesn’t mean all fun has to end. Take a spontaneous trip this month and make some lasting memories. No matter where you go, this strong three-ingredient cocktail can come along.
AQUARIUS: Jan. 20–Feb. 18
You’ve been putting off making a big decision, and it’s time to cut it out. Listen to your gut and take pride in knowing you’re taking the leap, even if it doesn’t end up being the right one. A simple twist on the classic Bourbon Rickey will get you through this transition.
PISCES: Feb. 19–March 20
It’s pretty easy to neglect your health a bit in the summer—all that drinking, barbecuing and sunning can do a number on you. September is the time to turn things around and focus on health. And while booze isn’t all that healthy, you can’t totally deny yourself everything tasty, like the Black Demure.
ARIES: March 21–April 19
September is all about hustle. It’s not going to be the easiest month—your patience will be put to the test—but your determination will pay off. This unique cocktail will get you through it all, especially with that hit of caffeine.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
TAURUS: April 20–May 20
You’ll start to notice how the little things matter this month and make some small changes. Even getting a plant for your house can make a big difference in how you’re feeling overall. Mastering this sling will also boost your mood and ease you out of summer really, really easily.
GEMINI: May 21–June 20
Family obligations are taking over your life, but try and not forget that you and your feelings matter too. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, grab a good book or put on your favorite music to calm you down. Then mix up this Ancho Old Fashioned.
CANCER: June 21–July 22
You might want to hunker down after a busy summer, but it’s better to stay social this month. You never know who you could meet. This super simple fall transition cocktail will help you along the way.
LEO: July 23–Aug. 22
Be ambitious but realistic this September. Don’t get distracted by flashy opportunities that might take you down the wrong path. The Perfect Pear will keep you grounded when temptation arises.