Who Says Daiquiris Are Only for Summer?

Your holiday high has worn off. You’re back into the groove of your work commute. It’s generally gray, grim and cold out. Winter has firmly rooted itself into our lives. But don’t feel like you have to play that game. Whether you have a beach vacation on the horizon or you’re dreaming of one, these six daiquiris can help get you through these next few months until spring starts popping up. [Read more…]

Ciao, Averna: 3 Great Cocktails With This Italian Liqueur

Maybe you like Campari, but only if it comes in a Negroni; maybe you’ve tried Cynar but it’s just too bitter. So let us introduce one of the most friendly liqueurs we know: Averna. [Read more…]

Why You Should Be Drinking Korean Soju Right Now

The thought of rice usually elicits visions of Japanese sushi and the core starch of inexpensive Chinese food. But what about Korean booze? [Read more…]

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

“We don’t create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there’s that history there,” says Matthew Rowley, author of Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger’s Manual. [Read more…]

How to Make the Ultimate Daiquiri

From pint-sized “Snaquiris” to the #DTO (that’s a Daiquiri Time Out), the Daiquiri is feeling itself right now.

So what’s the best way to make one these days? That’s a question that Jason Kosmas pondered before commissioning Caña Brava rum, one of the brands from 86 Company, which he co-founded with Dushan Zaric (both are also co-founders of NYC speakeasy Employees Only) and Simon Ford. [Read more…]

How to Make Cinnamon Syrup (and 3 Great Cocktails to Use It in)

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How to Not Mess Up A Dirty Martini

You don’t have to be a mixologist to master a dirty vodka martini. (It is the simplest of cocktails, after all.) But before you reach for your shaker, check out our tips on how to pour the perfect drink every time. [Read more…]

6 Cocktails to Cure Your Ailments

Life would be better if going to the doctor were like going to the bar. Way back in the days of yore, it used to be. Apothecaries, which were like pharmacists and doctors and herbalists rolled into one, often prescribed bitters and tinctures (alcohol-based infusions) to their customers. [Read more…]

Bombay Sapphire announces hunt for Most Imaginative Cocktail

Bombay Sapphire recently announced the launch of a 6-month hunt for the Most Imaginative Cocktail in Singapore, which captures the attention and encourages the imagination of cocktail drinkers in the country. The official launch of the campaign was held on August 6, at the newly [Read more…]

Jimmy Choo Cocktails – Cotton Berry Cloud

A vodka-based, no added sugar frozen raspberry smoothie with a hint of fresh lime juice and elderflower liqueur to give the drink a romantic floral and honey flavor. The color is inspired by the sensual dark orchid found in the AW14 Women’s collection. Topped with a cotton-candy [Read more…]