The Art of Beer ~ perusing the beer section of Whole Foods is always a graphic design/packaging feast for the eyes... so many fascinating labels! Take a peek at a few that jumped out today! (And an octopus cube.)
Martha Stewart's Peach and Blackberry Muddle ... with bourbon!
The Jalisco Cobbler is one of many delicious drinks at a new cocktail bar in San Francisco.
boozy banana milkshake!
Ginger Smash Jellies from the Jelly Shot Test Kitchen
Fritz's Sonoran Sunset is a light and summery drink with prickly pear and tequila from Sunset Magazine
Refreshing Gin Lime Rickeys with Cilantro from We're Not Martha
Maple Bacon Bloody Mary is a good way to start (or end) the day.
Try the super easy and refreshing Beergarita!
Two-ingredient beer cocktails, a single shot can add a twist to your Labor Day brew. Some pairings seem almost sacrilegious, be adventurous! Here are a few suggestions from the Weekend Journal.
A Southern take on the classic Long Island Iced Tea-Wadmalaw Island Iced Tea uses Firefly Vodka Sweet Tea Bourbon along with scuppernong wine for this refreshing "tea".
Use dehydrated Campari to make a non-alcoholic Campari & Soda. Here's how.
Kick off the long weekend with a refreshing peach mojito
This super fresh bloody mary is made with puréed frozen tomato wedges and lots of spices.
I say yes to this! The Pimm's and Cantaloupe cocktail by Serious Eats.
The Blueberry Rum Smash over at the Kitchn looks tempting.
The most important wine book in the world is... a comic.
Strawberries, vodka, and honey are a great start, but it's the vermouth that makes this drink interesting.
A margarita recipe with tequila, lime, salt and gelatin.
A very frosty cocktail - the Mint Julep! Lots of ice, lots of bourbon, a little sugar, and a little mint.
Raspberry Lillet cups mixed with gin and garnished with thyme. Bubbly and fresh.
White Wine and Peach Sangria is the perfect way to celebrate Labor Day this weekend!
A Frozen Chocolate Mudslide is an adult milkshake to remember.
Jammy Chicken experiments with making bacon vodka
NOLET's Silver Champagne Sangria ~ A delivery of fresh champagne grapes makes for an exciting afternoon and cocktail!
Liqueurs: The bearded ladies of the spirits circus. Washington Post tastes a $799 Grand Marnier, and recommends the Yellow Daisy.
The Honey Rye Cocktail from Bon Apppetit
Saveur helps you cool down with a Pisco Sour Slushy
A Ginger and Scotch Martini Kicked up a Notch with Red Chillis
A whiskey sour with plums and sage from the Kitchn.
Strawberry and Kumquat Caipirinha Cocktail
Frozen Ghost Vodka features a chilling bottle design.
Cigars and single malts are a classic combination, and in 1998, Dalmore paid tribute to this perfect pairing by introducing the world’s first cigar single-malt Scotch.
A good use for leftover watermelon.
Clemencello - a delicious twist on limoncello, made with mandarin peel
Apple Crumble Cocktail to help you get through the heat.
Porsche Ice Cubes ~ now you can have mini frozen 911s, Caymans, Cayennes and Panameras to chill your drinks. Or see my melting traffic jams...
Far East Cocktail - shochu, midori and a splash of lemon
Cool down with a refreshing peach mojito, made with fresh peaches, mint and rum.
A custom-designed trike is the primary keg delivery vehicle for a Colorado micro-brewery.
Tropical Hurricane Irene Cocktail with Coconut Water, infused with Basil and Strawberries
The beermosa. This hillbilly mimosa turns into a classy drink when it's made with a nice wheat beer. Perfect for brunch, lunch, afternoons and hangovers at all hours.
Traditional Spanish Sangria with Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice & Rum
Serious Eats is drinking in season with an apricot and mint cocktail
The B7: the perfect tropical cocktail to make you forget the hurricane
Blueberry lavender lemonade with vodka is the perfect cocktail for late summer evenings.