Cocktails for brunch, lunch, and dinner, whatever Mom's tipple of choice may be.
Apple brandy meets Negroni.
A smooth and butterscotch-y tequila cocktail.
A lighter, mellower Negroni, made with Aperol and Lillet.
A Negroni, in sour form.
Intense warm spices give this Negroni variation extra depth.
Americano meets Paloma.
Fizzy, sweet-tart, and bitter.
If you like Old Fashioneds, you're going to love this orange-and-spice variation.
You'll be cool as a cucumber sipping this vodka drink.
The best easy drink you'll make all summer.
Bright, briny, and refreshing, with a delicate touch of smoke.
Pineapple + cumin + gin = vacation in a glass.
A complex whiskey sour, packed with flavor from rich grapefruit liqueur.
Salty-smooth and crisp: an extra-dirty take on the traditional martini.
A chocolaty, smooth, and deep three-ingredient cocktail.
A bold, tangy drink gussied up with ruby-red pomegranate and festive sparkling wine.
Juicy apples meet bubbly Prosecco, rich sherry, and sweet orange liqueur in this cocktail.
An earthy and cinnamon-y mezcal drink, made with Aperol and fresh lemon.
This summer vodka cocktail is light, not too sugary, and eminently day-drinkable.
Orange marmalade's burnt-caramel flavors enrich this citrusy vodka sour.
This vodka drink offers a tart and herbal start to your day.
A savory spin on the martini.
Bottle up this bright and tangy pisco cocktail today for brunch tomorrow.
The caramel depth and toned-down tartness of seared lemon is a total game-changer in this gin drink.
Elderflower liqueur and delicately bitter Suze enliven this sparkling cocktail.
With no stiff spirit involved, this is the sort of summery drink you can enjoy all afternoon.
This equal-parts drink, made with cognac, Old Tom gin, and sweet vermouth, is luscious and smooth, with a little candied-orange sweetness.
This sparkling sangria makes use of the French aperitif Lillet Rosé, which comes already flavored with sweet and bitter orange peel and fruit liqueurs.
Sweet kiwi is accented with the slightly licoricey flavor of tarragon in this easy porch sipper.
A little bitter, a little bubbly.
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.
This rum and Cynar cocktail comes in exotic and sweet, and leaves you dark and bitter.
The tiki classic gets a sparkling makeover with Prosecco and tropical fruit–infused rum.
Sparkling wine gets even better when it's sweetened with herbal Green Chartreuse and maraschino liqueur.
A slightly floral fizzy drink with bourbon and lemon.
A thirst-quenching margarita made with ripe cubed melon and a touch of elderflower liqueur.
A pour of sparkling wine unites the flavors of fresh grapefruit juice and spicy ginger liqueur.
The best Bloody Mary doesn't start with a mix.
Gimlet, meet Negroni.
Sommeliers recommend their favorite bottles of pink bubbly.
The holidays, distilled into a single glass...with alcohol.
Grapefruit beer delivers the sparkle.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
The perfect partner for cocktail-party nibbles.
Sweet-tart, nutty, and not too boozy.
Rich hot cocoa gets a boozy, herbal touch with bittersweet Italian amaro and Angostura-spiced whipped cream.
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This prep-ahead cocktail is a little tart, a little sweet, a little bitter, and full of herbal flavors.
This fizzy Italian red is wonderful with food.
This drink has a touch of chamomile brightened by tangy tangerine juice and white balsamic vinegar.
Tart and fruity Flanders red ale and dark, creamy stout make a rich and satisfying two-ingredient cocktail.
A potent mix of applejack, tangy grenadine, and lemon juice flavored with a dash of Peychaud's bitters.
Ditch the box of chocolates this year and drink this spiced cacao-nib-and-toasted-almond-infused cocktail instead.
The delicate aroma of roses is the star in this variation on a Gin Fizz cocktail.
Crisp, clean white wines are the classic pairing, but you have other options.
A few things to consider when you're pairing beer and your after-dinner bites.
Scotch, rum, tequila, and liqueurs can all be good with chocolate.
What better way to woo your sweetest than a multi-course meal paired with beer?
Dry red wine and chocolate do not go together. Here's what to drink instead.