Moët & Chandon lmperial Ice ~ champagne formulated especially for serving over ice!
Summer-friendly and eco-friendly ~ ice straws
Marge's Brandy Old Fashioned ~ a Badger State cocktail from CHOW
Gary Regan shares a memorable cocktail at SF Gate called Remember the Maine
Chicago Tribune's handy little gin primer
The Lavender-Pineapple Granita is one of the boozed-up frozen treats you can make this summer
Drink Spirits is impressed by Dry Fly, a microdistillery out of Washington
The Dog's Breakfast presents the Purple Heart cocktail
Tall, light and refreshing ~ Cucumber Basil Collins
The Apple and Yuzu Martini at the Tokonoma Shochu Lounge and Bar is just part of the experience ... The Heart of Food reports!
NY Times takes us inside Painkiller, the Lower East Side's new tiki bar
Tom Yum Collins from American Drink
Woah! Cobb Salad ... in cocktail form.
Gewürztraminers! NY Times walks us through the American options for this white wine of summer.
Devan Hahn tried to find the elusive Periodista cocktail outside of Boston
Welcome the sun with the Summer Solstice Smash
How about a golden, slushy mojito to cool you off? Epicurious serves one up!
Eurasian Martini ~ "a harmonious blend of unsuspecting ingredients from disparate origins" from Design*Sponge
On My Plate welcomes summer with a Pomegranate-Honey Cooler
Chow shows us how to make Aquavit ~ the well-known, well-loved infused spirit from Scandinavia
What does your favorite cocktail or spirit look like under the microscope? Telegraph UK shows us the molecules that make up our favorite drinks.
Case Study predicts the Bramble will be the next big thing
Cocktailiana makes real maraschino cherries ~ no red dye allowed
The Balsamic Berry sounds like a truly interesting cocktail! Liquor.com shares the story and recipe.
Chow offers up the beautiful Scarlet Harlot cocktail, made with brandy and cherries.
Victoria D'Amato-Moran mixes up Bayou Belle Punch for SFist. It's a tiki drink inspired by New Orleans.
Tin House Books just re-released "The Hour," a classic cocktail book written by 1940s literary critic Bernard DeVoto. Opinionated, authoritative and interesting!
What's in a name? NY Times explores awesome original cocktails around NYC and their interesting names ... then shares the recipes. This one is the Algerian Typist from 675 Bar.
Chow shares Employees Only's recipe for the Provençale, made with lavender-infused gin, vermouth de Provence, and Cointreau.
NY Times rates rosés ... the "much beloved, much belittled" wine.
NY Times shines its light on organic, small-batch Farmer's Gin
Make your own bitters! This easy cherry bitters recipe from Drink of the Week uses dried cherries and common ingredients you can find in the grocery store spice aisle.
SF Gate dives into coffee cocktails with Reza Esmaili from Smuggler's Cove making a Rear Admiral's Swizzle using Firelit coffee liqueur.
Clamato Mary cocktail ... just one of the Italian avante garde cocktails featured by the NY Times.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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!
Lemons & Anchovies blog tempts us with a berry sake sorbet cocktail
Employees Only in NYC bottles its mixers like grenadine and lime cordial for home use
The Food Addicts combine two of my loves ~ champagne and watermelon. Watermelon Champagne Cocktail!
SF Chronicle reminds us of the classic, simple Margarita
Drinkhacker gives high marks to Arta's packaging AND tequila. Looks good, tastes good ...