Aside from tequila, what goes in a Margarita? (The answers from some experts might surprise you.)
A roundup of bars -- divey and deluxe -- in San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin 'hood.
Mustache Pint Glass! By Bread and Badger
Tasting an American-made, white rum -- Old New Orleans Crystal -- over at Rumdood.
Miso, Maple, & Bacon Ice Cream Bourbon Root Beer Float. The Float to end all Floats.
Bali Hai, from the House of Happy Talk in Kauai. The recipe is from Jeff Berry's Sippin' Safari.
A true Planter's Punch is not just a mess of assorted fruit juices with a huge glug of rum in it. Eric Felten schools us in this tropical classic.
WineSide offers wines in patented, flat-base glass tubes. Introductory varieties include Sauternes, Muscat, Pomerol, and Chateauneuf du Pape.
On the coast of the Andaman Sea in Thailand, luxurious resorts offer a respite from Bangkok's urban intensity. Cocktails, of course, are obligatory.
Is organic booze the key to a hangover-free tomorrow? One reporter risks his liver to find out.
David Wondrich ponders the history of sherry, Spain's most-famous fortified wine, in the latest Saveur.
Apothéke, a new NYC bar with a pharmacy theme and some impressive blue-flame tricks up its bartender's sleeve.
Easy summer drinks -- like this Brooklyn Lemonade -- are the key to a stress-free cocktail party.
Crispin's Superieure -- a new, white absinthe -- will source 95 percent of its botanicals from California and Oregon.
Yet another article about fancy-pants ice... including tall ice for Collins glasses, big ice for whiskey, and orchid-filled ice spheres for 4-star restaurants.
Grapefruit and Rum Summer cocktail! Hemingway was rumored to drink these!
Don't know your "reposado" from your "blanco"? Talking tequila terroir with The Washington Post's Jason Wilson.
Oh Gosh's tour of B♭ (B-Flat), a Lower East Side bar from the folks behind Angel’s Share.
Falling head over heels for Bonny Doon's Il Circo 2004 "Il Giocoliere" Moscato d'Asti.
Diary of a Mixologist includes a witty little quiz: What Your Drink Says About You. (Note to self... Don't let cocktails talk behind your back.)
Jamie Boudreau samples Matusalem Gran Reserva and mixes up the Hop Toad cocktail.
Mount Vernon's distillery is reopening, and the historic site is selling a limited-edition blend of 11 famous American whiskeys and bourbons, vatted and bottled on the premises.
The ladies of LUPEC give us a chilly reception, with a special emphasis on ice-crushing gear.
Whiskeys (and a cognac) you've never tasted, sampled by the spritous souls at Gumbo Pages.
Non-alcoholic drinks don't have to be boring or flavor-free. Check out the NY Times' recipes, including this Faux 75.
A Dash of Bitters' heirloom martini features gin, tomato water, and a pickled tomato garnish.
Italian agriculture authorities will now allow DOC wines to be sold in boxes, to the horror of many connoisseurs.
A Cooking Life shares a recipe for sour cherry liqueur.
Pyramid's fall seasonal brew, Broken Rake, is back in stores. Is summer gone already?
The Cocktailians sample Death & Co's Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, a potent combo of Plymouth gin and sloe gin, Luxardo maraschino, fresh lemon juice, and blackberries.
The quintisentially British luxury of the Connaught hotel has been given a classic update in the form of it’s sensational new bar, designed by internationally renowned designer, David Collins.
Albariño, one of Spain’s finer contributions to warm-weather drinking.
A boozy pineapple, a blindfold, an iPod, and an atomizer full of suntan oil? What kind of crazy cocktail is this?!
The Ginlati, a drink conceived by an Aussie. The recipe given to me at Land's End.
The Times profiles Clo, a new, high-tech wine bar in New York's Time-Warner Center.
In the pantheon of Warhol-themed cocktails, the Velvet Edie makes a lasting impression over at Scofflaw's Den.
Teardrop Lounge adds a dash of flavor with an array of house-made bitters and tinctures, as spied by the Munat Bros.
7x7 magazine's Anatomy of a Dive Bar: Can you spot the 9 essential elements?
(Hint: photo booth is out of the frame)
Epicurious fires off a French 75 a la Eben Freeman, mixologist extraordinare at NYC's Tailor.
Look out, Manhattan: The guys from Portland's Stumptown Coffee are planning a caffeine invasion. (And they're not alone.)
An assortment of breezy summer cocktails -- including this Gray Sky from Venik Lounge -- in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
The hotel bar at NYLO Warwick, in a seaside suburb of Providence RI, goes ultra-cosmopolitan.
The Truth about Vermouth: Paul Clarke chronicles the mysteries of this most-misunderstood mixer.
Veuve Cliquot's ice cube includes mysterious technology that forms an ice-like substance to quickly chill your bubbly.
The experience of sampling St. George Spirits first absinthe.
On the 100th anniversary of the root beer float, here's a recipe with some kick to it.