Cocktail Recipes

Classic martinis, minty mojitos, refreshing margaritas, and oh-so-much more: our favorite tried-and-true cocktail recipes for every variety of booze.
DIY Orgeat
Orgeat Recipe
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14 Scotch Cocktail Recipes Perfect for Both Beginners and Obsessives
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The Highball Recipe
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Save These Fruit Scraps to Make Fresh Syrups for Cocktails and More
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Mango Shandy With Chile, Ginger, and Lime Recipe
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DIY Orange Bitters Recipe
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Cherry Pit Syrup Recipe
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How to Batch Cocktails for a Crowd
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Fresh Pineapple Syrup Recipe
DIY Gomme Syrup Recipe
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Cocktail 101: How to Muddle Mint and Other Herbs
An Unusual Negroni, and Aperol, Lillet, and Gin Cocktail, with a grapefruit wedge on the rim of the glass.
16 Aperol Cocktails to Keep You Cool
A glass of Sparkling Rosé Sangria With Aperol and Peaches, and a pitcher of the cocktail in the background.
21 Make-Ahead Pitcher Cocktail Recipes for Memorial Day
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Use Fresh Basil in These 5 Delicious Drinks
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Cocktails From a Low-Stocked Bar: A Guide to Substitutions
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Fresh Lemon Syrup Recipe
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22 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails, From Margaritas to Micheladas
DIY Grenadine Recipe
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Cocktail 101: How to Make Oleo-Saccharum
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What's the Deal with Cocchi Aperitivo Americano?
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Cocktail 101: How To Strain a Cocktail
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Cocktail 101: All About Bitters, Part 2
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Cranberry Syrup Recipe
Cocktail 101: How to Cut Citrus Wedges
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We Aged Eggnog for 1 Year to See if It's Worth the Wait
A stick of butter inside a chilled cocktail glass.
The Science of Fat-Washing Cocktails
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25 Classic Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know
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3 Cynar Cocktails to Make at Home
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22 Hot Cocktail Recipes for Cold Winter Nights
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Cocktail Science: All About Foams
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How to Use Honey in Cocktails
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10 Essential Books For Cocktail Lovers: Vintage and Modern Classics
Sugar on the rim of a cocktail glass.
Cocktail 101: The Best Way to Rim a Glass
23 Thanksgiving Cocktails, Because One Is Never Enough
A glass of whiskey smash garnished with a fresh mint sprig.
Hot Weather Booze: Essential Summer Spirits
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The Best Cheap Booze for Classic Holiday Cocktails
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Cocktail 101: All About Orange Bitters
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Cocktail Overhaul: Mudslide
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DIY vs. Buy: Should You Make Your Own Orgeat?
Poitín: An Irish Spirit You May Not Know
15 Frozen-Cocktail Recipes Worth the Brain Freeze
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Cocktails 101: How to Shake a Cocktail
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Cocktail 101: How to Make Layered Cocktails
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18 Apple Cocktails That Are Like Autumn in a Glass
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Cocktail 101: How to Flame an Orange Twist
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How to Make Your Own Cocktail Bitters: Krangostura
Jalisco Pear
5 Cocktails to Make With Allspice Dram
A Bloody Mary cocktail in a tall glass garnished with a celery stick and some shrimp on a toothpick.
The Bloody Mary: The History and Science of an Oddball Classic
Sierra Madre Sunrise
15 Mezcal Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy Mexico's Smoky Spirit
DIY Cherry Bitters Recipe
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3 Hard Cider Cocktails to Make at Home
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9 Easily Confused Cocktail Terms You Should Know
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DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Your Own Grenadine
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6 Grapefruit Cocktails to Get You Through Winter
Simple Syrup
Cocktail Science: Simpler Simple Syrup
Cocktail 101: How to Make Brandied Cherries
Cocktail 101: Selecting and Caring for Citrus
A cocktail jigger and a strainer.
Tippler's Taxonomy: A Guide To Cocktail Categories