Really fun slideshow from Men.Style.Com on all you need to know about party planning from drinks to food to guests to music... and the 5 featured drinks are from Jim Meehan of PDT!
Over Christmas, Off the Presses ventured bravely into the world of pre-fabricated Tom & Jerry mix!
Mmmm more mulled wine recipes ~ NY Times shares recipes for Pranna Winter Spice (shown), Winter Berry Punch, and Blender Eggnog
The Review Lady makes a Cranberry-Tangerine Christmas Cooler adapted from a 2002 Bon Appetit recipe ~ perfect for brunch!
LA Times piece on Bar Keeper ~ Silverlake's secret spot of vintage barware run by Joe Keeper!
The LA Times shows us champagne options for all sorts of occasions
Everybody loves fire, especially when it accompanies a drink. So Meade has created a wonderful cocktail that includes Boston's Diabolique Bourbon and a flamed orange peel.
Here's another Hot Buttered Rum recipe ~ from Drink Hacker!
Gourmet Mag shows us how to make Tony Oltranti's Negronis!
Check out Bionic Bite's adorable Blueberry Martini Jello Shots ~ made in ice cube trays! Inspired by Bar Nineteen 12 in Beverly Hills
The Luna Cafe shows us how to make the perfect Hot Buttered Rum!
Ginger Cosmopolitan. This delicious cocktail features two flavors of the holiday season: ginger and cranberry.
Scomorokh from ScienceOfDrink Blog discovered Martinez - pure classic and pure pleasure.
Tiare moves beyond egg nog and offers up some tasty looking spiced fruity holiday cocktail recipes to make dealing with your relatives all that more enjoyable...
Coleen Graham makes a beautiful Zen Latte "A Winter Delight" with Zen green tea liqueur at the Spirit World
Newsweek toasts the beauty of bourbon and honors this distinct product of America.
Supper in Stereo tries making Homemade Grenadine and documents the results! Behold the "GREAT GRENADINE EXPERIMENT"
SpiritsandCocktails.com entices you with this gorgeous cognac, muscat and pear libation for the holidays.
Cocktail Virgin makes a Xalapa Punch, a century plus old recipe that is a crowd pleasing lemony black tea-sangria concoction.
Jane Spice makes Hot Toddies!
Spice up that Sangria with Chow's Spiced Cranberry Sangria! Just add some Spiced Simple Syrup and tart cranberries!
Tiki Drinks & Indigo Firmaments rounds up all of the gorgeous Mixology Monday Spice themed posts!
Once Upon A Plate shows us how to make Raspberry Cranberry Martinis ~ i'm loving their garnishing!
'nitro caipirinha' - alcohol you can eat. [Editor's Note: This whole slideshow of drinks is spectacular ~ Bar Centro at the Bazaar by José Andrés]
Here's a creation from Meade using a Boston area ingredient: Angelique Tequila.
So so awesome that over at Drink Boston they noticed the fresh fluffy snow, scooped it into cups in front of the U-Haul, and added St. Germains... and said it's delicious!
Kitchen Scraps reminds us how the 25th of December (or Skirophorion back then) was celebrated... here's their Merry Dionysmas Mulled Wine
Garrett's Table makes Carmel Popcorn Martinis ~ "It’s made with liquid popcorn, butterscotch schnapps and vodka. The Poprocks on the rim put the pop back into the popcorn."
The Nibble makes Demitri's Bloody Mary ~ with a variety of garnishing options! Like this seasoned salt
Sloshed! explains how to make a Horse's Neck garnish without losing a finger (and how to make the drink, too).
Jacob at Crispy on the Outside mixes up a Last Word cocktail
A cure for the 12 Pains of Christmas - The Hot Vanilla Summit
Dark and Stormys are great for the holidays too.
I had no idea that Costco's Kirkland also had their own branded Macallan 18 year ~ it's also only $80 ~ Drink Hacker compares it to the Macallan 12 year
Drink Hacker reviews the beautifully packaged Griottines Brandied Cherries
Liquid Relations ~ a consultancy that does everything from designing cocktails and wine service training to home bar development
Here's a winter warmer from the depths of Arkansan college from Meade.
Vanilla Lemon Apple Cider with a Brandy kick. The smell of this cider will make your head spin. It is Christmas in a cup and it's absolutely delicious.
The Dec issue of Bon Appetit shows us how to make Christmas Caipirinhas
Making Cranberry Infused Vodka tonight...
Gingerbread Cookie Cups—instead of dipping your cookie in milk, you can pour some milk into your cookie!
It's more than just a modern bottle, SpiritMeAway checks out the new blend of Noilly Prat Dry.
The Food Channel makes Limoncello Liqueur ~ nice carafes!
Sara Crosby "Searching for Syllabub" in Gourmet ~ i'm so curious about this "glass full of lighthearted bubbles" for the holidays!
Jeffrey Morgenthaler resposts his annual Egg Nog recipe
We Are Never Full makes Lillet for their Nov drink of the month ~ i'm a sucker for those jar/glasses