10 Lesser-Known Cocktails You Should Be Drinking
A collection of ten delicious historical cocktails that go beyond the basics—the Martinis, Daiquiris, Old Fashioneds, Manhattans, and other old standards. Most (if not all) of these drinks are considered classics in their own right, but they're nevertheless largely overlooked.
Bourbon Renewal Recipe
This recipe comes from Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common. Sweet crème de cassis mixes with oaky bourbon to produce a delicious take on the classic whiskey sour.
3 Concord Grape Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate Fall
In some circles, Concords are touted as the ultimate grape. These three cocktails showcase Concords with a fresh puree and an easy Concord grape syrup. They're worth whipping up for the color alone, but the flavors would impress even if your guests were blindfolded.
What's Your Favorite Rye Cocktail?
There are times when a cocktail needs something a bit more assertive than the soft richness of bourbon, and during those times, we reach for rye. What's your favorite rye drink?
3 Good Drinks from Harry Craddock's 'The Savoy Cocktail Book'
The Corpse Reviver #2 might be the most famous drink recipe from Henry Craddock's Savoy Cocktail Book, but here are three more classics you should try.
Drink Your Watermelon: 5 Great Recipes for Summer Sipping
Watermelon has a great affinity for tart lime and delicately flavored spirits; here are a few of our favorite recipes for summer watermelon drinks.
3 Kale Juice Cocktails to Make at Home
Let's get this out of the way: these aren't healthy, they're cocktails. They are, however, a great way to showcase the sweet, earthy taste of kale that has helped skyrocket it into vegetable stardom lately.
Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked
If you spend time at fancy cocktail bars, it's quite possible that you've heard a few things about ice that that aren't quite true when you put them to the scientific test. Today, we're debunking those myths and clearing up a little of the science behind the chilly stuff.
25 Classic Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
Old Fashioneds, negronis, martinis, and more: the old standbys that every self-respecting cocktail aficionado should be able to make.
Sip Seasonally with 3 Homemade Rhubarb Shrub Drinks
Everyone has their spring rituals—mine is getting my hands on some rhubarb. I start circling my favorite greenmarket stands in mid-April, waiting less-than-patiently for the humble pink stalks to show up. A homemade shrub syrup is the ideal way to feature rhubarb in cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks.
3 Easy and Delicious Crème Yvette Cocktails to Make at Home
Crème Yvette, which dates back to the 1890s and went out of production in 1969, was revived in 2009 by Rob Cooper (the force behind St. Germain) in response to requests from bartenders around the country. While it's no surprise that something made from violet petals in France feels super fancy, Crème Yvette also completely at home in more everyday cocktails like these. Let's get mixing, shall we?
Tippling With Tea: 3 Tea-Based Cocktails to Make at Home
I'm definitely prone to focus too much on the utilitarian side of tea. I sip English Breakfast to wake up and turn to my favorite echinacea infusion not because I especially enjoy the taste, but because I've convinced myself that if I drink enough of it, a winter cold won't last as long. But tea also offers a myriad of flavors: there's rich, earthy pu-ehr, grassy and bittersweet green teas, malty black teas, smoky and bacony Lapsang souchong, not to mention the wide range of herbal options…
6 Irish Whiskey Cocktails to Make at Home
In the past year or so, we've seen more and more fancy bars around the country touting an Irish whiskey-based cocktail selection. But even if some of the finest drinks at Tradition in San Francisco and Dead Rabbit in NYC feature whiskey from the Emerald Isle, home mixing with Irish whiskey tends not to get more ambitious than a simple Jameson and Ginger. (What? You forgot the ginger?)