Liqueur and Fortified Wine Recipes

These liqueur and fortified wine recipes turn amari, vermouth, limoncello, and other bar cart stalwarts into cocktails that any mixologist would be proud of.
A Campari Spritz in a rocks glass, garnished with 3 olives on a pick.
Campari Spritz Recipe
diy orange liqueur in a sealed bottle
DIY Orange Liqueur Recipe
Negroni Recipe
A bottle of DIY cherry liqueur on the right hand side of the image pouring liqueur into a short rocks cocktail glass on the left hand side of the image.
DIY Cherry Liqueur Recipe
5 Essential Fernet Branca Cocktails
Exploring the Many Faces of Chartreuse
A Negroni Sbagliato cocktail in a fluted glass with a twist of orange peel
Negroni Sbagliato Recipe
Mason jar of DIY pear liqueur
DIY Pear Liqueur Recipe
DIY Blackberry Liqueur Recipe
An Introduction to Cynar
a bottle of homemade coffee liqueur
DIY Coffee Liqueur Recipe
A bottle of homemade hazelnut liqueur.
DIY Hazelnut Liqueur Recipe
Pink Lady Recipe
DIY Creme de Menthe Recipe
DIY Banana Liqueur
DIY Apricot Liqueur Recipe
My Favorite Summer Drink: Pernod
An Unusual Negroni in a rocks glass with a grapefruit wedge on the rim.
Unusual Negroni (Aperol, Lillet, and Gin Cocktail) Recipe
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 stirred cocktail with as lemon twist sits next to a bottle of DIY aquavit. Some of the botanicals used in the recipe are scattered on the table nearby.
DIY Aquavit Recipe
Fernet and Coke Recipe
A Guide to Sherry Varieties: Everything You Need to Know About Spain's Famed Fortified Wine
Ratterwick Punch (Sparkling Gin, Aperol, and Grapefruit Cocktail) Recipe
Chocolate liqueur
DIY Chocolate Liqueur Recipe
The Best Way to Store Vermouth
Bottle of DIY sweet vermouth and cocktail
DIY Sweet Vermouth Recipe
DIY Pastis Recipe
A bottle of honey liqueur next to a jar of honey
DIY Honey Liqueur
A vermouth cocktail in a cocktail glass with an olive. There are bottles of vermouth in the background.
Vermouth Cocktail Recipe
Amaro Nonino is poured from the bottle into a small glass.
Amari 101: Your Guide to Italy’s Essential Bittersweet Liqueurs
DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Blackberry Liqueur
What to Do With Dry Vermouth
DIY Raspberry Liqueur Recipe
10 Absinthes You Should Be Drinking
A Fog Cutter cocktail in a Collins glass garnished with a wedge of lemon and a sprig of mint.
Fog Cutter Recipe
Old Pal Recipe
Bitter, Bold, and Beautiful: 9 Negroni Variations
From Behind the Bar: On Fernet Branca
Barolo Chinato: The Ultimate Italian After-Dinner Drink
Malört: Chicago's Favorite Bitter Liqueur
Pimm's Cup Cocktail Recipe
DIY Raspberry Liqueur
DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Raspberry Liqueur
Two glasses of Crème de Cassis on a dark wood table
Why Crème de Cassis Deserves a Revival
Jalisco Pear
5 Cocktails to Make With Allspice Dram
DIY Pimm's and Pimm's cocktail
DIY Pimm's No. 1
Seelbach Cocktail
Seelbach Cocktail Recipe
Remember the Maine Recipe
DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Melon Liqueur
Pamplemousse Cooler (Vodka-Cucumber Cocktail With Grapefruit LaCroix) Recipe
How to Make (and Use) Apricot Liqueur at Home
Twelve Mile Limit Recipe
Glass mug filled with Frangelico-infused coffee, topped with thick layer of cocoa-flavored whipped cream
Just-Do-Ya (Hazelnut-Spiked Irish Coffee With Chocolate Whipped Cream) Recipe
Lucien Gaudin Recipe
DIY vs. Buy: Should I Make My Own Amaretto?
Swiss Cartel (Tequila Negroni Cocktail) Recipe
DIY vs. Buy: How to Make Swedish Punsch
Rosemary, Baby! from Prime Meats Recipe
The Jacobean
10 Cocktails to Make with Sweet Vermouth