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
Clemencello ~ Culinate's twist on limoncello using a combo of tangerines, clementines, mandarins, and valancia oranges!
Wow, the image of Ian Knauer's Kitchen Gin for Gourmet is mesmerizing ~ check out his gin recipe
Baby Tylenoltini, Cherry Cough Drop, Asian Sniffle Snuffler ~ Drink Boston shares some actual 2009 drinks for Tamo
Two at the Most warms up after a cold horseback ride with a mug of Hot Buttered Swedish Punsch.
Kaiser Penguin brews a 1677 recipe for cock ale.
Six of New York City's top bartenders share their favorite punch bowl recipes.
A pinch of garlic in the Agave Maria makes the Monkees sing A Cappella
Want the clarity of a Kold Draft machine, but can't afford one? Meade shows you how to circumvent this while tending bar at home.
Mixologist Jay Jones' "Plum Pudding in a Cocktail".
A little mix of Brandy, Bing and Bowie.
An interesting interview with Giselle Laronde from ANGOSTURA Ltd. The producer of the legendary bitters and rum.
Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopedia at KnoWine.com is not only a gorgeous site, but i'm blown away by the packaging and branding design ~ you must see the details of these bottles!
A Gingerbread Cocktail from Paystyle to add to your holiday cocktail repertoire.
SpiritMeAway travels to Guatemala to check out Ron Zacapa's sistema solera aging process.