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Cocktail Recipes

Making Mezcal Pumpkin Pies for Thanksgiving

Making Mezcal Pumpkin Pies for Thanksgiving

This week, your pumpkin pie consumption is likely to increase about 600%. And that’s just counting the traditional variety of actual, edible pies. But let’s not discount the liquid kind. Because that, plus your proclivities for spiking everything in sight, can really come in handy this time of year. But…read more →

A Tequila-Spiked Cocktail for Day of the Dead

A Tequila-Spiked Cocktail for Day of the Dead

If you’re nursing a Halloween hangover, there’s no better way to get moving than with a cocktail. And since today happens to be Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, you’ve got a built-in excuse for doing just that. We’re naturally going with tequila to observe this Mexican…read more →

White Walker Cocktail Recipe

White Walker Cocktail Recipe

The latest season of Game of Thrones may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t break out this White Walker cocktail inspired by the show. Because White Walkers are scary, and it’s Halloween time. This drink comes from Hemant Pathak at Junoon restaurant in NYC. Starting with a base of…read more →

A Cider-Spiked Cocktail for Halloween

A Cider-Spiked Cocktail for Halloween

Combine cider and something scary, and you’ve got a damn seasonal cocktail that’s perfect for fall and Halloween. That’s exactly what’s happening here with the Angry Spell, a cider-spiked drink courtesy of Angry Orchard and mixologist Jeremy Oertel. It follows the classic El Diablo template (tequila, lime, ginger, creme de…read more →

Scrappy’s Bitters Introduces Half-Seas Sparkling Cocktails

Scrappy’s Bitters Introduces Half-Seas Sparkling Cocktails

Half-Seas Sparkling Cocktails are a new release from the company behind Scrappy’s Bitters. The trio of canned cocktails is comprised of classic drinks–the Bramble, Daiquiri and Paloma–each made with real spirits and canned at 30psi, which is champagne-level carbonation. The name “Half-Seas” is inspired by a 1700s sailor term, “half–seas…read more →

Whirlpool: a Scotch Cocktail from the Dead Rabbit

Whirlpool: a Scotch Cocktail from the Dead Rabbit

This scotch cocktail comes from the mind of Greg Buda, Director of Education at the Dead Rabbit, one of the world’s best watering holes. Beginning with a base of Jura 10, which is soft and full of fruit, the Whirlpool gets a healthy dose of herbal and floral notes via…read more →

Rethinking the Piña Colada for National Piña Colada Day

Rethinking the Piña Colada for National Piña Colada Day

The Piña Colada often gets a bad rap as an overly-sweet, amateur hour concoction that should be relegated to vacations and swim-up bars. But made with fresh ingredients and some attention to detail, the Piña Colada is a delicious cocktail to be taken seriously. So to celebrate the made-up holiday that…read more →

The Best Beers for Cocktail Drinkers

The Best Beers for Cocktail Drinkers

This post was produced by our friends at Hop Culture, the independent voice for craft beer. In my years as a bartender, I’ve seen plenty of regulars fall into a bar rut. There’s a certain comfort to ordering the same thing you always get, in knowing that your gin and…read more →

The Devil’s Pepper Cocktail Recipe

The Devil’s Pepper Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the fine people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with cult classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Hairspray while drinking CE-provided cocktails. For…read more →

Kentucky Derby Cocktail Recipes

Kentucky Derby Cocktail Recipes

The Kentucky Derby is known for two things: mint juleps and big hats. There’s also a horse race, but that’s secondary to the cocktails and hats. Regardless, millions of people will be watching, so that’s cause for some celebratory drinks. The race itself only lasts two minutes, so like most…read more →

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Tequila Cocktails

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Tequila Cocktails

May 5. Cinco de Mayo. The time when we all come together to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla… by drinking tequila, eating guacamole and wearing large hats. So to that end–or the tequila part, at least–here are a handful of Cinco de…read more →

The Sun Also Sets Recipe

The Sun Also Sets Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the fine people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with cult classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Soapdish while drinking CE-provided cocktails. For…read more →

The Versayse Cocktail Recipe

The Versayse Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the fine people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with cult classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Hairspray while drinking CE-provided cocktails. For…read more →

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and soon the streets will run green with beer and the hordes of people drinking it. But there is a better way. Namely, to drink better drinks, like these St. Patrick’s Day cocktails sporting Irish whiskeys, Irish creams, Guinness and absolutely zero green beer.…read more →

The Habit Is Back Cocktail Recipe

The Habit Is Back Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the good people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Sister Act while drinking CE-provided cocktails. The…read more →

The Habit Cocktail Recipe

The Habit Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the good people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Sister Act while drinking CE-provided cocktails. The…read more →

Three Margaritas for National Margarita Day

Three Margaritas for National Margarita Day

February 22 marks National Margarita Day. And while we never need an excuse to drink margaritas, we’re also not going to turn one down. That leads us to the margarita recipes below. They creatively stray from the classic three-part recipe of tequila, Cointreau and lime, but any (or all) would…read more →

Corny Collins Cocktail Recipe

Corny Collins Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the good people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Hairspray while drinking CE-provided cocktails. For the…read more →

Quick Burning Cigarette

Quick Burning Cigarette

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the fine people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion while…read more →