Design*Sponge Behind the Bar: Lauren Fister's Melon Rumballa
New Fair Trade Certified spirits, named Fair naturally
Celebrate the seasonal wonder of figs with the Honey Fig Redemption.
The Kitchn reviews Bols Genever and Bols Barrel Aged Genever.
The Raspberry Cobbler over at Serious Eats sounds great ... sherry, vanilla, bean and raspberries .
The Ginger-Rey... a surprisingly sour cocktail from Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. A great accompaniment to their new global street food inspired strEAT menu.
Cider Summit NW in Seattle - a meeting of the cider minds. Several excellent regional ciders from WA, OR and Vancouver BC!
A very tropical pineapple cocktail: Goombay Smash from Bon Appetit
Ever used dragonfruit before? How about trying it in a cocktail?
Heidi's Comet Cocktail is a fantastic way to step into fall. It will warm you up with amaretto, vodka, apple cider and cinnamon.
Made with Lillet and Apple vodka, the Harvest Apple Cooler tastes like a crisp, juicy apple.
A touch of heaven and hell with the Inferno e Paradiso! A jalapeño, honeydew & cucumber margarita that will knock your socks off.
Drink Spirits reviews 20 White Dog Whiskey including Maker's White, Buffalo Trace White Dog and Heaven Hill Trybox.
Jacob Grier mixes up the Caip-beer-inha ~ a Caipiriha made with beer!
Chicago's The Violet Hour serves up cocktails with a dramatic flair.
Serious Drinks goes behind the scenes at the Maine Mead Works and takes a look at their continuously fermenting system.
This week’s roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious include durian snowskin mooncakes, sweet summery watermelon martinis and a sumptuous blueberry and cognac pudding.
This Watermelon Cooler is a great way to savor the final days of summer.
Caipirinha Cocktail from Brazil, with a pomegranate variation.
The Bon Vivants share the Potrero Buck with Pop Sugar. Gin, apple, ginger beer ... and more!
The Alligator Swing: Gin, honeydew melon juice, cucumber juice, lemon juice, Green Chartreuse & rosemary simple syrup.
This Hard Sweet Tea is the perfect combination of ice cold sweet tea, vodka, fresh lemon and mint. It's incredibly refreshing and delicious.
Gingered Pear cocktail featuring Colorado artisan Peach Street Distillery Pear brandy and Ginger Beer. Also surprising facts about Colorado's wine and spirits industries.
Bar Agricole's Presidente cocktail with Demerara rum, farmhouse curaçao, grenadine, orange bitters.
Refined Vices reviews the Extra Old rum from Mount Gay
Xlixe ~ Anyway you say it (they suggest slice) pies and pints are a winning combination in this Little Tokyo pizzeria.
Cantaloupe fiesta cocktail: an easy-to-make, blended late summer cocktail made with tequila.
Vermouth 101: The history, plus an updated cocktail recipe from the bartender of Brooklyn's Maison Premiere.
An end of summer cocktail recipe must: the cantaloupe cocktail. This melon cocktail recipe with gin eases you into Fall with its color and spicy kick.
Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WEASEL - oatmeal stout brewed with Vietnamese caphe cut chon, or civet coffee.
Sweet Summery Watermelon Martini
Homemade Limoncello - a sweet Italian liqueur.
At SFGate, Gary Reagan mixes up the Old Boy, made with brandy, rye and rum
Bring in fall with a spicy apple-garnished cocktail
Serious Eats shares 5 recipes from JBird NYC including Brush of the Bush, made with mezcal and sage-infused agave syrup
An Australian bartender experiments with making clear ice in anticipation of opening a new bar.
Vallure is ment to be the world’s most luxurious vodka: Triple gold-filtered premium vodka served in a flacon plated with pure gold.
Rum Hot (or Cold) Chocolate with Honey – Spiced with Cinnamon and Vanilla
Pegu Club Cocktail - A Smooth-Tasting Drink from Exotic Rangoon
CALICI CARATTERIALI is designed by GumDesign, a collection of wine glasses on the theme of “personality” through a new conceptual and formal interpretation...
This week’s roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious includes rainbow cupcakes, mouse melons, Gin Lime Rickeys and more.
Mason Jar Make-Ahead Margaritas ~ A very clever idea to serve frozen Margaritas at your next dinner party without spending the evening next to your blender!
Yummy bright and spicy citrus margarita. If you like spice, tang, and tequila then this unique blend is just for you.
Home-infused Rosemary Gin in a Rosemary Gin Classic Martini.
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!