Jacob Grier created the Decatur for Big Bottom, Oregon's new whiskey company. It features bourbon, sherry, cynar and chartreuse along with orange and chocolate bitters.
Sunshine in a glass! Meyer Lemon Drop Martini.
The Retox Cocktail ~ It has bourbon, maple syrup, maple bitters, squeeze of lemon, and a cayenne peppered maple sugar rim. Saveur shares an alcoholic version of the Master Cleanse.
Swedish Purity Vodka is arguable one of the worlds best premium vodkas. It has aa wonderful ice block looking bottled designed by Martin Lannering at Happy Forsman & Bodenfors.
Here are two drinks to warm you up - the first is a tiki punch and the second is large, potent, tasty and fun!
Zubrowka, the banned Polish vodka flavored with bison grass, makes its way into the US.
The NYtimes follow a trail of beer in Belgium.
Décadence Avec Élégance is a cocktail made from charmingly decadent ingredients – such as gin and anise liqueur. It has a retro twist, but with a contemporary taste.
Pomegranate Martinis and a Barkeep's Secret for the Best Cocktail Garnish ever!
'Under the Volcano' at Tacoma's 1022 South.
The simple route to home-infused apple vodka from Boulder Locavore
Chow shares the London-Style South Side Royale, a refreshing champagne cocktail invented by Julie Reiner of the Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan and Clover Club in Brooklyn.
Savvy Housekeeping mixes up the Moonshine Cocktail from the Savoy Cocktail Book.
A series of boozy experiments with kumquats at The Kitchn result in a Ginger-Kumquat Smash.
design*sponge goes behind the bar with Peggy Wong's Winter Sunset
MIdnight Blue Margarita to cure your winter blues
D'Oliveira Malvesia 1900 Madeira from The Rare WIne Company and ambergris from Ambergris Co., NZ... a celestial and impossibly luxurious combination.
Whisky Hot Toddy to warm you up ~ from Verses From My Kitchen
The Citrus Sidecar in Sunset combines tangerine and bourbon for a twist on the classic
the Three To One Cocktail, a delicious bit of pre-prohibition history from the old Waldorf-Astoria Hotel bar!
Need more zombies at your bar? Dr. Bamboo resurrects one from 1956.
Absolut now has an iPad app, 'Drinkspiration Home Edition'.
Is apricot brandy really a brandy? And other orchard issues in the Washington Post, including the lovely Winter Daiquiri and the Baltimore Bang.
Harvey Wallbanger. It's way more interesting than its silly name suggests. In fact it's blessed with fascinating if not convoluted history.
Pimm's Rangoon; a fresh take on the Pimm's No 1 Cup, with Ginger, Pomegranate and Vermouth. By Paul Hammond of Seamstress, Melbourne.
Eggnog's not just for the holidays and this homemade version with a little St. Germain will make spring seem not so far away.
Pompelmocello, or the grapefruit version of limoncello.
The Blue Brew: Stilton cheese & ale, in one glass.
Polar Bar. A project by hansandfranz for a drink in the snow on a Munich roof.
The S-Biner Ahhh... from Nite Ize has two sturdy gate closures, allowing both ends to operate as a multifunctional carabiner. Both ends also function as bottle openers.
Dating to the mid-1930s, the Gypsy demonstrates vodka’s utility in drinks with strongly flavored liqueurs.
Lipstick Blogger shares a recipe for homemade coffee liqueur
The original Hurricane cocktail simple improved with a grenadine for color - best Hurricane recipe ever.
The inspiration to create this cocktail came form one of my favorite posters: La tournée du Chat Noir avec Rodolphe Salis, painted by the Art Nouveau artist Théophile Steinlen.
Perfecting My Bloody Mary Recipe!
In season: The Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sour. Three simple ingredients. So good.
The New York Times explores the strange relationship between exercise and alcohol consumption.
Bon Appetit explores 'restorative' cocktails. Here's the Tippling Bros. Magical Pain Extractor, which is good for what ails you.
It's not too late for a Tom and Jerry!
Frank Bruni of the NYtimes shares 3 drinks from 2011 that achieve an equisite balance of flavors.
Hot Spiced Ginger Rum By Laurie Knoop and Photography by Bill Brady
Corpse Reviver #2- balance, pedigree, and deliciousness come together in one perfect cocktail!
This week’s Tasteologie and Liqurious roundup is truly sumptuous, brimming with delectable colors and textures.
Mmmm Glogg! It's still chilly enough, this would be the perfect drink! Here's Barina Craft's version.
The Swirl Girls show us Champagne Granita, a lovely use of leftover Champagne
Perhaps it comes as a surprise that there is currently a trendy movement occurring in Los Angeles that has seen the marriage of books and bars.