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A More Complex Scotch and Soda: Zucca Sprezzatura

Elana Lepkowski 1 comment

The slightly smoky side of Zucca makes it a perfect companion to Scotch in this delicious cocktail made fizzy with bitter lemon soda. More

Zucca Sprezzatura (Amaro and Scotch Highball)

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

Rabarbaro Zucca Amaro, or 'Zucca' for short, leans toward the sweeter end of the bitter amaro spectrum, with a slightly smoky, earthy flavor that is the perfect companion for a little Scotch in this refreshing cocktail. More

5 Rye Whiskeys You Should Be Drinking

Robert Moss 13 comments

Whiskey lovers have discovered that rye can be every bit as smooth a sipping spirit as bourbon, and America's distillers have responded, bringing out entire new lines of rye whiskeys. Here are five of the best we've found. More

Godfather Cocktail

Serious Eats Michael Dietsch 2 comments

This Scotch and amaretto drink is a cousin of the Rusty Nail. More

Moto Guzzi Cocktail

Serious Eats Michael Dietsch Post a comment

High-proof bourbon meets its match with bitter Punt e Mes. More

5 Lesser-Known Bourbons You Should Be Drinking

Drinks Robert Moss 19 comments

These 5 bourbons may not be quite as well known as Pappy Van Winkle, but they very much deserve a spot in your liquor cabinet. More

Millionaire Cocktail

Serious Eats Michael Dietsch Post a comment

There are a few cocktails that go by this name, but my favorite is this version with rye (or bourbon), grenadine, pastis, curaƧao or Grand Marnier, and an egg white. It's rich and mildly creamy, with mellow whiskey flavors rounded out by sweet fruitiness and just a hint of anise. More

Chicago's Best Bars for Whiskey, Gin, Tequila, and Other Spirits

Drinks Emma Janzen 3 comments

Chicago might be a whiskey city, but there's a new crop of great bars celebrating the virtues of other spirits. Here are some of the best spots for whiskey, gin, tequila, rum, vodka, and more. More

Architects and Kings

Serious Eats Lizz Schumer Post a comment

Bartender Josh Relkin developed this recipe for Sable Kitchen & Bar in Chicago. It plays on the bitter side of coffee, adding herbal amaro and spicy bitters. Topped with whipped cream, it's a great way to wind down after dinner. More

Improved Iced Coffee

Serious Eats Lizz Schumer Post a comment

Mike Treffehn of The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Philadelphia created this delicious bourbon-spiked coffee to give the staff some zing during a long shift. More

6 Irish Whiskey Cocktail Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

We're guessing your St. Patrick's Day memories are like ours...a little hazy. There was that time we tried to visit every single Irish bar in NYC for a pint of Guinness (some of us might have skipped work the next day), and that year when many, many shots of Jameson before dinner seemed like a good idea. (Protip: not really a good idea.) This year, we're thinking of celebrating a little differently—by mixing up some of our favorite Irish whiskey cocktails. More

Great New Affordable High-Rye Bourbon: Tincup American Whiskey

Drinks Andrew Strenio 16 comments

Bourbon has long been our go-to for reasonably priced whiskey, but as demand continues to grow, more and more producers are jacking up prices to cash in on the trend. That's part of what makes Tincup American whiskey such a refreshing change of pace: it's a delicious whiskey at a reasonable price. More

Irish Cocktail: A Classic Drink for St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Nick Caruana 2 comments

I first stumbled across this classic drink in Patrick Gavin Duffy's Official Mixer's Manual. Perfect, I thought, not only is it an Irish whiskey cocktail, but it also comes from an Irishman. But it turns out that the drink was around long before Duffy's famous book. More

Irish Cocktail

Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

This classic drink is similar to the Improved Holland Gin Cocktail, but uses Irish whiskey instead of malty genever. More

Drink the Irish Derby This St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

There seem to be two camps when it comes to Irish whiskey: those who absolutely love it, and those who don't. But this drink might just please everyone, and it's a great way to bring some Emerald Isle authenticity to your St. Patrick's Day party. More

The Irish Derby

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 2 comments

An Irish spin on a vintage cocktail recipe that originally called for bourbon. More

Simple Drinks: Blushing Betty Cocktail

Drinks Mira Evnine & Liz Clayman Post a comment

Bourbon adds a subtle toasty-sweet note to this easy cocktail, balancing out fresh grapefruit's tartness. More

Blushing Betty Cocktail

Serious Eats Mira Evnine & Liz Clayman 5 comments

Bourbon adds subtle toasty-sweet notes to a simple drink made with pink grapefruit juice. Shake this one up, and pat yourself on the back for taking a fresh-squeezed dose of Vitamin C. More

What's New in Irish Whiskey

Drinks Andrew Strenio 1 comment

Some seriously good Irish whiskey is now available in the U.S. More

Classic Drinks: The Old Pal and a New Friend

Drinks Nick Caruana 6 comments

Often overshadowed by its more popular brother, the Boulevardier, this simple cocktail featuring whiskey, Campari, and dry vermouth is worth getting to know a little better. More

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