Drink of the Week: What's the perfect cocktail to serve at a dog's birthday party? Why, this pretty-pink variation on a Greyhound, of course.
The Black and Tan owes its soul (if not its actual pedigree) to Ireland. Raise a pint to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the return of legal beer to the US at the end of Prohibition.
Drink of the Week: Learn how to make rosemary-infused simple syrup, then combine it with Champagne and violet liqueur to make the Mistral Mauve.
Drink of the Week: Ah, the Sidecar -- an infinitely adaptable classic. This version swaps plain brandy for a pear-scented American eau de vie.
A taste-test of two new boutique tonic waters stacked againts the big supermarket brands.
The patio beckons! A recipe for the Gin-Gin Cooler, made with homemade ginger beer and rosemary simple syrup, plus a touch of gin. Ahhh, long weekend, here we come...
A well-made Sazerac honors its pedigree. One of the oldest of all cocktails, it's a parade of enchanting flavors that starts with lemon and ends with an herbal snap.
Cruzan Black Strap rum is a bold, sexy troublemaker that dares you to stay out late. Try it in a Caribbean classic, Corn 'n' Oil.
The rosy blush of a traditional Bellini comes from white-peach puree topped with a dose of prosecco, the sweet Italian bubbly.
Drink of the Week: "Sweeney's Cocktail" probably wasn't named for the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, but it's devilishly tasty nonetheless.
Would any serious spirits snob deign to make a drink called "The Strega-nator"? Doubtful. But desperate times call for desperate measures.
(And, surprise: It's actually very, very good.)
Mas tequila! Cameron goes in search of the perfect recipe for Sangrita, a tomato-y, juicy, spicy chaser for his beloved mezcal.
Mark the 40th anniversary of Dorothy Parker's death with a Classic Martini. Once you try it the old way, the modern rendition will seem flat and unappealing.
It's 'Drink of the Week' time again: White Russians, anyone? (The Dude abides...)
St-Germain elderflower liqueur comes in a bottle so beautiful that it might just make you forget your budget, your better judgment, and most of your morals.
Rule #5: "Never drink a Mojito when the temperature drops below 70 degrees F." But when you decide to mix one up at home, be sure you're making them properly.
So many recipes that call for sweet vermouth use just a splash, or drown its subtleties under a lot of strong liquor. But the Americano highlights vermouth's strengths. And it's perfect for holiday parties.
A sweet vermouth tasting seemed just the ticket for four cocktail aficionados to while away the weekend. But how different could the various brands be? Plenty!
You read about it every Friday. Now bring "drink of the week" to your house with this pair of fabulous Menu for Hope prizes.
A perfect gift for the mad cocktail scientist in your life. Beaker-like Champagne flutes don't just look cool... they also insulate your bubbly.
(2Jane via Apartment Therapy SF)
Drink of the Week from London's famed Savoy. The Savoy Cocktail Book -- recipes from the hotel's legendary American Bar -- remains in print after 70 years.
The judges have spoken! The luscious "Cocktail a la Louisiane" takes the prize in this month's Raiders of the Lost Cocktail challenge.
The best drinks for the shortest nights mix spicy holiday flavors with a dash of new year’s sparkle. Drink of the Week -- the Firelight -- is no exception.
Drink of the week! Another artisan-tonic tasting -- will Fever-Tree keep its crown? -- and a cocktail that doesn't end in "& Tonic"
The ingredients in your average can of coconut creme are almost as gag-inducing as "The Pina Colada Song". But we found a cool, all-natural alternative.
Unless you’re a certified cocktail obsessive, you’ve probably never even heard of the delicious (and gorgeous) cocktail known as the Blue Moon.
In praise of tap water: When we’re counting our food-miles and eating locally, why are we washing it all down with water shipped from Europe?
Pear season's finally upon us!
Learn to make your own delicious pear brandy -- it's as simple as chop, steep, and strain.
Drink of the Week: "Fashionably Lillet" A light, summery cooler with a nod to both sides of The Pond.
Drink of the Week: Marry a stately orange liqueur from the Caribbean to the newest darling of the cocktail world -- Canton ginger liqueur -- and watch the sparks fly.
Drink of the Week: Valentine's Day may be long gone, but the Royal Romance keeps the passion(fruit) alive with a little help from gin, Grand Mariner, and grenadine.
Drink of the Week! The Martinez may seem like the lovechild of the Martini and the Manhattan, but it's older than either, and quite possibly the origin of both.
Drink of the Week: Irish Coffee for St. Paddy's Day. A recipe, and why it's being celebrated three days early.
Drink of the Week: In the pantheon of sparkling cocktails, there are a thousand lesser gods. And then there is the supreme Kir Royale.
Drink of the Week: Although the Horse's Neck started life as a non-alcoholic drink in the late 1800s, it didn't take long for clever barkeeps to fortify it with a 'kick' of whiskey.
Drink of the Week: A Hot Toddy is just the ticket when you’re feeling under the weather.
Previously available only in the UK and Australia, Plymouth Sloe Gin will make its North American debut in May.
Grapefruit soda with a healthy glug of reposado tequila, a pinch of salt, and the juice of half a lime -- a fiesta in a glass, that lazy-man’s margarita known as the Paloma.
Drink of the Week: Much like its namesake, this Thai Boxer’s a cute little thing with a surprisingly lethal kick.
Drink of the Week: The glorious thing about the Bee’s Knees — which fully lives up to its name — how easily it is to make with ingredients you keep around the house.
Drink of the Week: Despite its spooky name and eerie orange glow, Satan’s Whiskers is not the least bit diabolical. It's a devilish mix of gin, orange juice, vermouth, and Grand Marnier.
Sure, it's November. But when you discover that one of your old college haunts is a true tiki landmark, a Mai Tai is the perfect way to celebrate.
Drink of the Week: The "Oh, Henry!" is a perfect party drink: flavorful but not too strong, laden with autumn spice, and incredibly easy to make.
Repeal Day marks the end of America's noble experiment -- the 13-year liquor-drought known as Prohibition. Raise a glass to celebrate... just because you can.