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!
Cranberry Mojitos... The perfect blend of sweet and sour.
Eggnog the way it's supposed to be
Chocolate Orange Martini's! Like liquid Jaffas.
Citrus tequila, rum coconut and chestnut honey Scotch: just some of the ways to play with eggnog.
It's blood orange season and you know what that means: Blood Orange Martinis!
The judges have spoken! The luscious "Cocktail a la Louisiane" takes the prize in this month's Raiders of the Lost Cocktail challenge.
Apple & Cinnamon Infusion
Christmas Morning Mimosas.
Help fight AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa by buying wines with the "Wine for Life" sticker.
The best drinks for the shortest nights mix spicy holiday flavors with a dash of new year’s sparkle. Drink of the Week -- the Firelight -- is no exception.
An all-cocktail, all-clementine edition of the root source.
Five fun and fruity cocktails to enjoy over the coming year- Pictured here, "The Robot Graveyard".
Creme Brulee Cocktail
Nice logo on the Whiskipedia ~ yes your wiki for all things whiskey
We started out the new year with this Peach and Prosecco ice, topped with Prosecco. I'd say it's a great and incredibly delicious sign for the year ahead!
Brewpub beer - drinking local [Editor's Note: Yay! Magnolia, my favorite closest burger/pub place when i lived in SF]
Drink of the week! Another artisan-tonic tasting -- will Fever-Tree keep its crown? -- and a cocktail that doesn't end in "& Tonic"
Drinking in style---The Brandy Alexander!
This refreshing drink is called "Naughty Little Girl."
The summer bounty of heirloom tomatoes becomes a hearty brunch-time Bloody Mary.
Wine Clericot. Cool fruits with good wine. Perfect to a summer night.
The perfect summer drink - Cuban Mojitos
Presenting: The Coconut Cocktail.
My compulsive purchase in Lego shop.
Chelada vs Michelada...you decide.
The ingredients in your average can of coconut creme are almost as gag-inducing as "The Pina Colada Song". But we found a cool, all-natural alternative.
Five Italian wine estates join together to create Bootleg wines and the result is a stunningly clever bottle (we've not tried the wine yet)
Gloji juice ~ goji berry juice - and goji+pomegranate juice
Pocket Shots - yes, whiskey, gin, vodka, tequila...
100 calories seems like a good thing. Right? Wrong. Although the "100 Calorie" classification is bringing in the bucks like there's no tomorrow, it's not necessarily the smart way to eat.
Wild Bunch & Co ~ gorgeous bottling ~ they even come to pick them up after your event. etc. to reuse ~ 100% organic, "The Best Pressed Juice on Earth"
At your next cocktail parties, have a free hand with one of those. Socialize with ease with wine and dine plates.