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3 Refreshing Blackberry Cocktails to Make at Home

Drinks Heather Meldrom Post a comment

It is screaming hot outside and, for those of us who don't have the option of bobbing around in a pool or ocean all day (so....all of us, probably), we need to figure out as many ways as possible to keep our cool. The good news is that with summer heat comes sweet, juicy summer berries. Here are 3 drink recipes that put blackberries to good use. More

6 Frozen Drink Recipes to Help You Chill Out This Summer

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Maybe blender drinks aren't the most sophisticated cocktails, but once you're sipping something chilly enough to bring on the brain freeze, do you really care? Here are six chilly recipes we love. More

Iced Coffee Troubleshooting: Maybe Your Ice is the Problem

Drinks Meister 11 comments

Ever pour yourself a nice, frosty glass of iced coffee only to discover it tastes a little...off? It might not be you, and it might not be the coffee—it might, in fact, be the ice itself. More

Drink Your Watermelon: 5 Great Recipes for Summer Sipping

Drinks The Serious Eats Team 1 comment

Watermelon has a great affinity for tart lime and delicately flavored spirits; here are a few of our favorite recipes for summer watermelon drinks. More

Your New Summer Drink: Luxardo Aperitivo

Drinks Andrew Strenio 3 comments

If Campari is the uncompromising, complex, and bitterly bracing quaff, and Aperol the sweet and heady nectar, then Luxardo's new Aperitivo strikes an interesting balance in between. More

3 Summer Cocktails Straight Off the Grill

Drinks Heather Meldrom 4 comments

We're looking to grill anything and everything that isn't nailed down in an effort to make up for lost time. Why not start with these cocktails, made with sweet grilled fruit and spicy toasted chilies? More

Which Is the Best Bottled Cold Brew Coffee?

Drinks Liz Clayton 16 comments

We examined 5 commercially available bottled cold-brew coffees and tasted them looking for not just taste, but technique, suitability in milk, and their ability to transcend those terrible typical qualities of flat, dull, stale flavor so often found in cold brew methods. More

7 Non-Pimm's Cup Cocktails to Make With Pimm's

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

There's pretty much nothing wrong with a perfect Pimm's Cup, and we tend to divide the year into Pimm's Cup Season and sad, cold Non-Pimm's Cup Season. But if you have a whole bottle of Pimm's No. 1 and you've drunk a Cup or four already, you might start to wonder what else you can make with it. More

How to Brew Aeropress Coffee Over Ice

Drinks Liz Clayton 11 comments

As the crisp days of fall and the last sunsets of summer fight for your affection, there's always time for one last stab at hot-weather refreshment (or if you're in Los Angeles, and it's still 100°). And though you've heard of cold brewed coffee, and Japanese-style iced coffee, there's yet another—faster!—way to brew cold. And goodness knows with winter rolling right in, time is of the essence. More

How to Make Pok Pok's Hunny at Home

Drinks Jaclyn Einis Post a comment

When Pok Pok NY's Alex Mirkin is jonesing for something citrusy, he shakes up a Hunny. Though he likes to steer clear of references to the classics, once its vinegary froth settles, the Hunny's not a far cry from a margarita; a bittersweet margarita with a subtle X factor. More

3 Frozen Drinks for Summer's Last Hurrah

Drinks Rachel Tepper Post a comment

The last weeks of summer may be drawing to a close—seriously, how is it already the end of August?—but I'm not quite ready to quit the season. Cue the frozen drinks, which don't need to be sipped on a beach to be enjoyed properly. More

Strawberry, Gin, Campari and Lime Slushito

Serious Eats Rachel Tepper Post a comment

This recipe from Adam Bernbach of Estadio in Washington, D.C. is a decidedly grown up take on the frozen drink. Campari and lime temper the sweetness from the strawberries, and gin cuts through with a touch of herbs. More

Please Stop Ordering Iced Cappuccinos

Drinks Meister 41 comments

Far be it from me to rain on your coffee parade—especially this time of year, when all you want is a tall, frosty, sweet glass of caffeinated delicious—but it's time for a gentle intervention, friends: Please stop ordering iced cappuccinos. More

Cherry Shrub Spritzer

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 2 comments

The vinegar adds sharp intensity to the flavor of the fruit, allowing the combination to come alive in your mouth, hitting both sweet and tart notes. More

Drinking in Season: Philly Smash

Drinks Kelly Carámbula Post a comment

Created by Rob Gourlay at the Esquire Tavern in San Antonio, this cocktail takes a minimum amount of effort to produce maximum flavor—something we can all appreciate when the heat gets oppressive. I used black raspberries, red raspberries, and blueberries, but you can use any combination you like. More

Philly Smash

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 2 comments

Fresh summer berries are muddled with little simple syrup to enhance their sweetness, then paired with rye whiskey to give the drink a little pep. More

8 Rum Drinks for Summer Entertaining

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

Whether or not you're relaxing on a sandy beach, cocktails with rum just seem appropriate for warm-weather drinking. These are a few of our favorite recipes: a tart and fresh raspberry cocktail from Kenneth McCoy of Ward III in New York, a deeply tropical pitcher of pineapple punch, and six other delicious summer sippers, tested and tasted for you at Serious Eats Headquarters. More

Drinking in Season: Blackberry Gin and Tonic

Drinks Kelly Carámbula 1 comment

When the markets are overflowing with fresh fruits and vegetables and full of vibrant colors this time of year, I'm always drawn to the deep, dark hue of blackberries. They feel like the mysterious, moody fruit in a gang of do-gooders. More

Cocktail 101: Five Essential Summer Sippers

Drinks Michael Dietsch 5 comments

In this series, we're discussing drinks everyone should know how to make. Whether you're relaxing by the pool this summer, putting up your feet on your back deck, or sidewalk-dining in Torino, a refreshing beverage takes the edge off summer's heat. Here are five classic drinks that refresh and delight. More

5 Summer Cocktail Recipes from Hawksworth in Vancouver, BC

Drinks Melody Fury 2 comments

Brad Stanton from Vancouver BC's celebrated Hawksworth Restaurant and Bar shares five refreshing summer cocktail recipes for your next patio party. More

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