Applebee’s September drink of the month is the $1 Adios—their version of a blue Long Island iced tea

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It’s just about time to say goodbye to summer and hello to pumpkin spice and all things apple-flavored.

Letting go of the season of fun in the sun is hard, though, especially if it’s your favorite time of year. To help ease the transition a bit, Applebee’s is helping us say “see ya later” to summer with September’s $1 drink of the month, appropriately named, well, “Adios”!

The new Adios drink is a mix of vodka, rum, tequila, gin, blue curacao, sweet & sour, and Sierra Mist. It is essentially Applebee’s take on a Blue Long Island Iced Tea, also sometimes called a Blue Motorcycle. Regardless of what you call it, though, you can get it for just $1 now through Sept. 30.

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The Adios is served in a 10-ounce mug all day, every day, but it’s a good idea to call your local Applebee’s just to make sure they have it before heading out for a couple of drinks.

“Guests are going to really love our refreshing, vibrant $1 Adios,” Patrick Kirk, vice president of beverage innovation at Applebee’s, said in a press release. “Say goodbye or hello with our take on this special drink that’s packed with spirits and gives you a reason to kick back and enjoy.”

While enjoying, however, keep in mind that just because the drink is only $1 (and you’re sad that summer is coming to an end) does not mean you should overdo it. Please make sure you have a safe ride home just in case you say adios to summer a bit more enthusiastically than you planned on.

Getty Images | Scott Olson
Getty Images | Scott Olson

You can get the drink any time Applebee’s is open. But, if you wait until happy hour (which varies, depending on your location), you can also get half-priced appetizers and other discounted drinks in case you want to try something else instead.

Will you be heading to Applebee’s to say goodbye to summer with their $1 Adios drink of the month?

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