The Mexican street-cart staple of juicy fruit, lime, and chili powder is transformed into a refreshing cocktail (with just a hint of spice).
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This drink, chilled down with a bottle of Duvel, will knock a couple of degrees off a hot day's temperature.
This gin cocktail is bright and tart, with delicate herbal and berry flavors and a pale pink color.
This equal-parts drink, made with cognac, Old Tom gin, and sweet vermouth, is luscious and smooth, with a little candied-orange sweetness and a touch of vanilla.
Skip sugary frozen fruit drinks this summer, and try this chilly spin on the classic Negroni cocktail.
In hot weather, you'll want to batch up this sophisticated frozen cocktail.
Byrrh, a mild apéritif based on red wine and flavored lightly with quinine, gives a rich and spicy kick to this easy-to-make gin cocktail.
This smooth sipper from Adam Bernbach of Proof in Washington, DC has undertones of cherry and anise.
This recipe adds a hefty dose of bitters to London dry gin, making for richer, spicier take on the classic Pink Gin.
A simple mix of muddled cucumber, gin, and Aperol makes for a cooling and refreshing cocktail.
Flavorwise, this cocktail is somewhere between a traditional Martinez and a Martini.
Cucumber and fresh dill work wonderfully with Hendrick's gin and lime juice in this refreshing cocktail.
Sweet kiwi is accented with the slightly licoricey flavor of tarragon in this easy gin cocktail.
The classic Salty Dog can be made with vodka or gin. I like the gin version, with a bit of tart lime added in for extra brightness.
The herbal side of gin complements the chamomile in this simple cocktail. Honey adds depth to the flavor.
This classic twist on a Negroni adds in some absinthe to bring great herbal and light anise flavor that lingers in the background.
In this tiki-inspired cocktail, a full ounce of bitters plays the starring role.
Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club in New York created this fruity and bittersweet drink to introduce customers to the flavor of Aperol. The cocktail is citrusy and mildly herbal, with a subtle undercurrent of bitterness.
The delicate aroma of roses is the star in this variation on a Gin Fizz cocktail.
This new twist on a French 75 evokes the scent of an Oregon forest.