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Cocktail Recipes

National Punch Day Calls for This Endeavor Punch

National Punch Day Calls for This Endeavor Punch

September 20th is National Punch Day. But more importantly, here’s a punch recipe from David Wondrich that can be consumed on National Punch Day or whenever you damn well please. Composed of spirit, citrus, spice and water, it’s very likely that punch was the first cocktail ever created. It took…read more →

3 Simple Cocktails for Labor Day Weekend

3 Simple Cocktails for Labor Day Weekend

In our continued efforts to ensure that your Labor Day is not at all laborious, we’ve compiled a trio of simple cocktails here. Easy to make drinks that pack plenty of flavor, but don’t require any elaborate infusions or syrups or esoteric ingredients. That leaves more time for watching TV,…read more →

Smoked Peaches and Cream Cocktail

Smoked Peaches and Cream Cocktail

At Meauxbar in New Orleans, the bar team is combining adult beverages and childhood nostalgia with this take on the traditional summertime dessert, peaches and cream. Bourbon and Cynar make up the boozy backbone of this drink, while peach shrub and smoked peach pit tincture handle the fruit part of…read more →

5 Whiskey Sour Recipes for National Whiskey Sour Day

5 Whiskey Sour Recipes for National Whiskey Sour Day

August 25 is National Whiskey Sour Day, so that seems like a fine occasion for rounding up a five-pack of whiskey sours. The traditional cocktail is comprised of either three or four ingredients, depending who you ask. Those would be whiskey, lemon, sugar and an optional egg white. We like…read more →

Spiced Banshee Cocktail Recipe

Spiced Banshee Cocktail Recipe

The Painkiller is a fine, fine cocktail. Itself a riff on the Piña Colada, the Painkiller is composed of rum, pineapple, orange juice and cream of coconut and gets a dusting of nutmeg on top. Well, here comes a riff on the Painkiller. From Charleston’s Poogan’s Smokehouse and Beverage Director…read more →

The Golden Medal Cocktail

The Golden Medal Cocktail

One week in, and the world’s best athletes are putting on a fine show at the Olympics, with swimmers, gymnasts and beach volleyball players reminding us why we’re here on the couch. Watching, cheering, drinking… And while much of our Olympic cocktailing has included caipirinhas and cachaça drinks, here’s the…read more →

Three Caipirinhas to Drink During the Olympics

Three Caipirinhas to Drink During the Olympics

The whole world will diving into the 2016 Summer Olympics tonight as the games kick off with the Opening Ceremony. For better or worse, the next few weeks in Rio will be interesting to watch. We’re hoping for the best, but to hedge our bets, we’ll be drinking copious amounts…read more →

Arrandas Highball, an Extra Refreshing Tequila Cocktail

Arrandas Highball, an Extra Refreshing Tequila Cocktail

The highball is an easy-to-make, refreshing cocktail that’s comprised of a spirit and nonalcoholic mixer like soda or ginger ale. In this case, we’ve got the Arrandas Highball, a more interesting than usual variation that’s starting with Olmeca Altos tequila and club soda, and then doctoring that pairing with a…read more →

Father’s Day Cocktails for Dear Old Dad

Father’s Day Cocktails for Dear Old Dad

Father’s Day is coming up, and if you haven’t found the perfect gift yet, don’t worry. Because it was right under your nose the whole time. Now, sure, you could give Dad another tie or a last-minute coffee mug procured from the nearest CVS. But he deserves better. So instead,…read more →

Cold Brew Coffee Negroni

Cold Brew Coffee Negroni

This continues Negroni Week, an annual celebration presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari that champions this great cocktail while raising money for charitable causes around the world. We’ll be participating with a week of Negroni coverage. Cold brew coffee is one of our favorite things. Liquor is another. So combining…read more →