Secreto Lounge's Chris Milligan gives us this instant summer classic, the Basil-ica, featuring Beefeater 24 gin.
SF Gate pays homage to bartenders whose drinks endure the test of time ... includes recipes for the Cable Car and Gin Gin Mule (as well as homemade ginger beer).
Director Spike Lee is the bottle designer behind Absolut vodka's latest limited edition flavor, Absolut Brooklyn.
It's been another week of tasty drinks over here at LIqurious.
The Martinez Cocktail, made with Ransom's Old Tom Gin. This is a cocktail classic that has inspired so many others!
Try a little...bitterness. The Kitchn samples some Fernet-Branca.
a perfect spring refresher -- La Paloma Rosada -- made with homemade ginger-rhubarb syrup
The world's first "Modern Absinthe", packaged in a stunning mirrored bottle.
What's Up, Doc? A cocktail with carrot juice, ginger liqueur and gin. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon, and it's like boozy carrot cake.
Beachbum Berry`s Grog Log is calling for yet another blue drink - The Blue Reef.
Stunning and refreshing way to serve sparkling wine ... broken jellied wine recipe in the LA Times.
The Merry Gourmet shares a tasty cocktail with a great name ~ the Pamplemousse! Naturally, it features grapefruit.
This sparkling strawberry cocktail is brilliant, because it calls for items — orange juice, Prosecco, berries — that someone like myself often has on hand anyway.
A perfect Bronx Cocktail at Portland's highly regarded Beaker and Flask. One of many reasons these guys are killing it!
Brandy milk punch: one of the best drinks at Galatoire's, in New Orleans.
The new Southern Comfort branding, launching in stores now.
Blue Lagoon - Amaretto and Blue Curacao gives this drink the gorgeous color. Add a tad of fresh lime and a colorless rum (which is the more dominant flavor)
De-Lurking Day and a recipe for the Vienna Congress cocktail!
The Pegu Blog discusses the Gospel of Vodka, the Cosmopolitan, with its history, construction and influence.
Tiramisu Martini - the best dessert cocktail recipe ever!
10 Tips for Cocktail Photography, from Manhattan Cocktail Classic's photography workshop at PDT
Rum, Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Cointreau, Guava Juice & a Splash of Soda make this Tickled Pink Tropical Island Iced Tea Pretty (Lethal) in Pink!
Glistening like red rubies..a love letter to Campari.
Orson Salicetti of Covet in NYC created the Icarus cocktail ~ with flamed absinthe, Iranian saffron oil and Louis XIII cognac. NY Daily News reports on this "sensual" cocktail with rare luxury ingredients.
Rum, lime and sugar. Just add your ice and you've got yourself an authentic Daiquiri.
Wild hibiscus flowers in syrup ... OC Weekly shares this brilliant cocktail ingredient and demonstrates that it's just made for champagne.
Saveur's recipe for the Tante Marie Fizz includes Whitley Neill gin, Benedictine, egg whites and cayenne pepper. A truly unique cocktail!
Soco Amaretto Lime - Amaretto, Fresh Lime Juice, and Peach Liqueur
Lemons & Anchovies blog tempts us with a berry sake sorbet cocktail
Chill out (and get your antioxidants) with an Iced Green Tea Mojito.
This is what 1853 tastes like. The Rare Wine Company's Reserve King Pedro V. !47 years in the cask and a revelation on the palate! It made Filet with Port WIne a masterpiece!
Cachaca punches to serve with outdoor grilling this summer, in the Washington Post.
This weekend I pulled out the muddler and made a delicious cocktail with strawberries, homemade simple syrup, Prosecco, and lemon.
The Chinese Bootlegger Punch (made with Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine and Oolong tea) is one of the many libations that will be served during this weekend's Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
Employees Only in NYC bottles its mixers like grenadine and lime cordial for home use
Bourbon, egg white, Averna, bitters and mint cocktail at San Francisco's Alembic Bar
Cocktail Culture continues its "24 Drinks with Beefeater 24" series with the Golden Cup.
The Pegu Blog gets all bloody with tomato water, offering up the Plasma Mary cocktail.
Cafe Amaretto. A slight deviation from the sweet frilly after dinner drink. Amaretto, coffee, cream AND - cognac.
The Jolly Inebriate finds genever to be an elegant alternative to plain ol' gin.
The Food Addicts combine two of my loves ~ champagne and watermelon. Watermelon Champagne Cocktail!
Homemade Chai. A blend of Indian black tea, Indian spices and milk, with ingredients thought to possess healing properties.
Pimm's cup for a weekend brunch
Can we have a serious talk about prosecco? So asks the SF Chronicle.
From the Department of Tough Questions: if you were stranded on a desert island, what would your top 5 cocktail choices be?