The fabulous Lemon Drop Martini served at the Legends Ball by Oprah Winfrey, sweet and sour just like eating the candy.
Bellinis (in a few flavors!) are a perfect make-ahead solution for a late-summer party.
Bloody Mary Popsicles
Strawberry Basil Daiquiris with Rum & St. Germain
Perch ~ Poised atop the Pershing building in downtown LA perch offers a happy hour with an amazing view! French wines,Kir Royal, and more on the 15th floor!
Scientist believe they have discovered the origins of the yeast used to brew German lagers... all the way over in South America.
Classic Irish coffee... Simple and warming!
This week’s delicious roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious includes homemade California rolls, citrusy pomegranate sangria and decadent chocolate peanut butter birthday cake.
The SoNo Sunrise is the perfect cocktail for the trailing days of summer.
The White Peach Sgroppino, a NYtimes case study.
Veuve Cliquot Clicq'up Origami Ice Bucket in person! It is so flat and portable, i've had it in my laptop sleeve... and now popped up on the balcony in Santa Cruz with some bubbly!
One of the most iconic yet elusive pot-still Irish whiskeys has been the multiple –award-winning Redbreast 12-year-old, along with its even more evasive cousin, Redbreast 15-year-old.
Bourbon Peach Slush-the perfect summertime cool down drink.
Taco Truck Wine Tasting ~ domaineLA and Mariscos Jaliscos teamed up for some serious street food and wine pairings like rosé and fried shrimp tacos!
Using essential oil, the Grand Fir Martini takes gin to an entirely different level.
Citrusy sangria flavored with pomegranate molasses
Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité! The Liberté Cocktail. Use up that Lillet and Gin in your cabinet for this refreshing martini derivation!
Dangerous Old Fashioned ~ Bar on Fifth mixologist Robbie Clift's cure for a bad workday... tequila, agave syrup, and grapefruit bitters.
There's the dirty vodka martini and then there's the extra dirty martini. What's the difference and how to make an extra dirty vodka martini.
Mango Margaritas made with fresh squeezed mango juice from a back yard tree.
Farmer's Market Gin and Tonic featuring cucumber, rosemary and locally distilled Rob's Mountain Gin from Boulder Distillery.
Glenmorangie, the most popular single malt in Scotland, pioneered the “finishing” of its bourbon- and sherry-barrel-aged whiskies in barrels formerly used for other wines, such as port.
Peach Ginger Margarita. A perfect way to enjoy late Summer.
Shochu, a japanese spirit typically from barley, rice or sweet potato, comes of age in LA, according to the latimes.
Fresh peach and white wine drink - A great cocktail to drink during the summer!
This week’s delectable roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious includes homemade cherry vanilla coke (with a rummy twist), decadent S’mores Cakelettes, homemade curry puffs and more.
Two daiquiri recipes from La Floridita in Havana, Cuba, including the 'E. Henminway Special'. Also, pics of Havana and Hemingway's house, from the Library of Congress!.
Boozy Cherry Dark Chocolate Ice Cream: a tribute to the finer aspects of summer.
High West captures the barrel aged cocktail craze and brings it to retail with a Barreled Manhattan.
In the GT-5, a market-fresh Gin and Tonic meets weird science.
Homemade Ginger Syrup, perfect for cocktails!
Have Americans been drinking tequila shots the wrong way this whole time?
Peppery Punch. An unusual ingredient – black pepper – gives this summer cocktail some delicious spice.
More ice balls! We've looked at Macallan's ice ball machine and Muji's system. This is the Cirrus Ice Ball Press based on the traditional Japanese design.
Costa Rican Basil Mojito (and other local cocktail recipes). A fresh twist on a classic with local ingredients.
An authentic version of the historic Singapore Sling.
Simple way to amp up a classic cocktail from the WSJ weekend: pair a top notch gin with the right garnish, and use a splashier tonic!
San Francisco Chronicle explores the world of witbier beyond Blue Moon.
Sweet Corn Cocktail ~ Serious Drinks shares this summer cocktail made with rum, lime, bitters, demerara syrup and a quarter cup of corn kernels.
Elegant and timeless. The embodiment of Scarlett O’Hara of Gone with the Wind. Whiskey, Fernet Branca, Benedictine, blackberry syrup, lemon juice & mint.
Learn how to make a blueberry liqueur to step-up your homemade cocktails.
The Kitchn falls in love with the addictively savory Sangrita served up by NYC's Mayahuel, then tries out the recipe at home.
Raspberry Crush Tonic from Verses from My Kitchen
This isn't just a lychee cocktail, it's the perfect summer vodka martini recipe: a fresh lychee martini.
A gorgeous, fragrant and refreshing summer drink from the hinterlands of Vermont