The perfect margarita is all about fresh, crisp flavors, barely tempered by sweet triple sec.
Add as much (or as little) lime and hot sauce to this light, savory beer drink as you want.
Bourbon, lemon, and honey combine for a cocktail that's perfect in all seasons.
The stiff, smooth union of whiskey and vermouth is a classic of the cocktail canon.
A garnish of green olives makes a surprisingly delicious partner for this tangy, slightly bitter mix.
Fresh ginger and a float of extra-smoky Scotch lend complexity to this modern riff on a whiskey sour.
Crisp and bitter, the classic cocktail of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth is dependably delicious, and remarkably difficult to foul up.
A spirited riff on the better-known Manhattan.
How do you make an Old Fashioned? With simple, classic ingredients and nothing more.
Born in New Orleans, this stiff cocktail of rye and Cognac is a drink to sip and savor.
Essentially a Negroni with whiskey swapped in for gin, this classic is a beautiful cocktail in its own right.
The sharp bites of gin and lemon are beautifully tempered by Cointreau in this classic sour.
An entrancing mixture of brandy, lemon juice and orange liqueur.
Scotch and amaretto combine in this 1970s favorite.
How to make the Greek iced coffee drink at home.
A "mistaken" Negroni, with sparkling wine instead of gin.
Everything you need to know to easily prepare a batch cocktail for a batch of guests.
How to pair sour, tart, and funky beers with food.
How to Pair Saisons, Tripels, and Wheat Beers With Food
Porters and stouts go well with more than just dessert.
Learn how to pair malty-sweet dubbels, doppelbocks, Scotch ales, and more with your favorite winter foods.
Think IPAs and other hop-heavy beers are too bitter to taste good with food? Think again.
Learn what foods pair best with crisp and clean beers, like pilsner, amber lager, blonde ale, helles, kölsch, maibock, and märzen.
Sort of like how a horse is a quadruped, but a quadruped is not necessarily a horse.
An introduction to mezcal.
Learn to tell your Amontillado from your Palo Cortado.
Why and how to stock perfect back-up gift that everyone loves.
Are you shaking yours right?
Ever drank a tea as old as you are?
What's the tea that drives tea lovers wild? Follow oolong to find out
The essential guide to getting better green tea, which will in fact give you superpowers
It's time to look beyond sugar. How to use honey in cocktails
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Throw a heck of a bash without blowing all your cash.
Tips, essential pointers, and the wisdom of a few stellar bartenders, all in one guide.
Cork taint is just one wine flaw you can learn to identify; here's our guide to seven of the most common.
What's the difference between single-malt and blended whisky, anyway?
How to tell your rocks glass from your highball.
To bloom, or not to bloom, that is the question.
The tiny Great Mississippi Tea Company may offer a few lessons in how domestic tea production could take off.
What does it mean if a wine is reduced? Industry experts tease apart some wine science to make sense of this controversial wine flaw.
Pulque is a lightly fermented drink that is inextricably tied to Mexican identity.
Bad coffee is there for you.
Does anything actually improve when Big Beer buys you?
Plus, a few extra-special favorites.
The one-of-a-kind bottles that you might find only through government-run liquor stores.
We tested 10 universal wine glasses to see which ones perform best with red, white, and sparkling wines.
A new cocktail book exploring creative big-batch drink recipes.
We dive deep on the grinder that's best for your morning cup.
Make finding the perfect holiday drink fun and interactive—with flowcharts!
Everything you need for spirited festivities.
Just how much performance bang do you get for your buck?
Our top picks of automatic-drip coffee makers.
Gifts for the coffee and tea lover.
Making tea or coffee? We put electric kettles to the test to find the best tool for the job.
Skip the silly gadgets. Here's the tea-brewing gear you actually need
Looking for a special Father's Day gift? These are the best Islay single malts you can buy
We drank ALL THE MARTINIS to determine the best gin for the job
Buying tea online is risky business, but these companies will never let you down
The best gins that'll run you less than an Andrew Jackson
Mo' money = mo' fancy Scotch. But here are our favorite bottles for a bit less scratch:
Good, cheap tequila for what ails you.