Sparkling jellies are great for using up leftover sparkling wine. Serve them as a refreshing cocktail, palate cleanser or dessert.
Decadent and elegant: a Syllabub will never go out of fashion!!!
Mas tequila! Cameron goes in search of the perfect recipe for Sangrita, a tomato-y, juicy, spicy chaser for his beloved mezcal.
The Official Cocktail of Summer '07
Don't be fooled by its demure demeanor -- these cocktails pack a potent peppery punch thanks to Hangar One Chipotle Vodka. Can you handle it?
Cool, sweet and tart summer cocktail - Passion Fruit Caipiroska.
The Alembic Bar ~ where else would you go for Good Friends & Great Enemies... not to mention great drinks & gourmet delights as well?
Michelada -- this summer's "it" drink.
Making huge batches of Elderflower Cordial are a recurring June endeavor at my place. You've never tasted flowers like this.
My mind is drowning in the mind boggling amount of fine waters on this site.... it is unbelievable
Crumpler's annual Beer for Bags promo is about to start. If you're in Manhattan between June 9 - 17, head to one of the Crumpler stores, bring some beer, and barter for a new bag.
Looking for a tasty alternative to your normal summer beverages? Look no further.
Mark the 40th anniversary of Dorothy Parker's death with a Classic Martini. Once you try it the old way, the modern rendition will seem flat and unappealing.
A summer of Prosecco cocktails [LA Times]
In her 'Ornamented Life' collection, sold at the Future Perfect, Ms. Meroz embellishes cracked porcelain plates (and cups, bowls and serving pieces) with gold dust and plant-like drawings
Gin Buck: A refreshing summer drink with a spicy bite.
It's 'Drink of the Week' time again: White Russians, anyone? (The Dude abides...)
Wine for bodega - Fin Del Mundo
Patagonia - Argentina
Blueberry, ginger mint lime caipirinha. A great Summer libation.
It must be said: cider isn't girly, fruity, or silly. It's got a lot of history, a wide variety of flavors, and it's better than beer. Yeah, you heard me.
Mini pilsners filled with samples of beer from a microbrewery! Beer flights are the way to go!
The unexpected thrill of Mexican liqueurs
Milagro Tequila has some exquisite hand blown bottles for their reserves...
St-Germain elderflower liqueur comes in a bottle so beautiful that it might just make you forget your budget, your better judgment, and most of your morals.
And the winner for the best Carneros rose is ...
We enthusiastically recommend trying out the Planter's Punch if you get your drink on this weekend. Now we just need to get ours back from the owl...
What to drink with summer's best produce
Lady rebel -- a creamy, fruity cocktail with a kick!
Farm-fresh cocktail -- the cucumber caipirinha.
Latest trend ~ Gold for your Coffee... Called "Kin Kirara" (Sparkly Gold), these thin, pure gold word and character blocks are able to withstand hot java, not to mention look nice on cakes.
Wow check out this ridiculously large Orvis flask - it holds a GALLON.
Rule #5: "Never drink a Mojito when the temperature drops below 70 degrees F." But when you decide to mix one up at home, be sure you're making them properly.
Absolut Vodka teams up with Costume National to produce a limited edition bottle that will hip up your bar or freezer!
Four drinks with Bourbon by Jim Meehan
So many recipes that call for sweet vermouth use just a splash, or drown its subtleties under a lot of strong liquor. But the Americano highlights vermouth's strengths. And it's perfect for holiday parties.
A sweet vermouth tasting seemed just the ticket for four cocktail aficionados to while away the weekend. But how different could the various brands be? Plenty!
You read about it every Friday. Now bring "drink of the week" to your house with this pair of fabulous Menu for Hope prizes.
Make your own absinthe? Yup. Now that the famous spirit is legal again in the US, it's just like everything else: Way better when you make it yourself!
Esquire's brand new Drinks Database - just in time for holiday party season!
Your great-grandma's acid is actually from ancient times, and still tastes great today!
A perfect gift for the mad cocktail scientist in your life. Beaker-like Champagne flutes don't just look cool... they also insulate your bubbly.
(2Jane via Apartment Therapy SF)
The Mistletoe Mojito for the holidays! Adding some Pomegranate to a classic drink. This fun cocktail also calls for new, limited addition Pomegranate 7up!
Coquito - the perfect holiday drink. It's the Puerto Rican version of eggnog, without the eggs.
Chocolate shot glasses
Drink of the Week from London's famed Savoy. The Savoy Cocktail Book -- recipes from the hotel's legendary American Bar -- remains in print after 70 years.
Glühwein! Make it yourself!