Commercial cocktail cherries aren't made from hand-picked fruit marinated in Maraschino liqueur. But yours can be.
The Banana Bliss -- a sweet and strong cocktail invented by E. Angerosa -- is perfect digestive.
The latest in Underhill Lounge's "Stomping Through Savoy" series: The Derby cocktail, a bracing mix of ice-cold gin laced with peach bitters and mint.
SF Chronicle reports some California vintners are reconsidering sulfites, a controversial additive that's also a natural by-product of fermentation.
Even if you can't afford airfare to Bermuda, you can still enjoy the island's official drink: the spicy-cool, oh so refreshing, Dark and Stormy.
Gary Regan's Cocktailian column plucks a pair of peachy, Italian-inspired highballs from San Francisco's prominent restaurants.
Latte art goes high-tech: A repurposed ink-jet printer that uses caramel syrup to etch a graphic on your foam.
Q Tonic is dedicated to making the world’s best tonic water
The easiest and most delicious Margarita recipe!
Ron Matusalem, a super-premium Dominican rum, offers a beautiful amber color with a whiff of sugar cane, vanilla, and "grandmother's attic".
A Tribute to the Games: The Mount Olympus includes Metaxa -- a Greek brandy -- plus Grand Mariner, Lillet blanc, and fresh lime juice.
Mixologist Junior Merino whips up a boozy variation on the licuados of his childhood: avocado, mezcal, Cointreau, agave, honey, lime, and a coca-leaf liqueur called Agwa.
At the Violet Hour, the bartenders refer to the Cobbler as their "roast chicken" -- the drink people order when they're scared of everything else!
The Ginger Grant features Martinique rum, ginger liqueur and a touch of spice for that "weekend in the Caribbean" feel.
Darcy O'Neill's treatise on falernum -- a spicy cocktail syrup -- turns up an undiscovered 1896 reference with a punch-like 4:3:2:1 formula.
The Baltimore Sun raises a glass to small-batch, copper-pot-distilled rums, and finds a winner.
The Sungold Zinger -- a mix of 209 Gin, lemon juice, agave syrup, and baby tomatoes -- has a fan club.
Drip Ruff. just like the cloth from mid-sixteenth century in western europe. Fancy.
Delicious and refreshing Limoncello
Fraises Fizz is my favorite fizz cocktail.
It's an iPhone app showdown on Alcademics!
Which category has better offerings: Beer, wine, or cocktails?
Feed Your Vegetarian serves up Southwestern mojitos, made with prickly-pear cactus syrup.
Brewery Ommegang's Abbey Ale. a wonderful example of the dubbel style, brewed in New York State.
Gary Regan goes in for a little Hanky-Panky (the cocktail, that is) with legendary Savoy barman Peter Dorelli.
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.