Martinis, mojitos, margaritas, and oh-so-much more: our favorite tried-and-true drink recipes for every variety of booze.
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.
Turn trash into treasure by macerating cherry pits with sugar for a vibrant, no-fuss cherry syrup.
A thick and aromatic alternative to simple syrup.
A garnish of green olives makes a surprisingly delicious partner for this tangy, slightly bitter mix.
Bourbon, lemon, and honey combine for a cocktail that's perfect in all seasons.
Crisp and bitter, the classic cocktail of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth is dependably delicious, and remarkably difficult to foul up.
A frosty version of the classic.
A "mistaken" Negroni, with sparkling wine instead of gin.
A lighter, mellower Negroni, made with Aperol and Lillet.
This summer vodka cocktail is light, not too sugary, and eminently day-drinkable.
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.
A spirited riff on the better-known Manhattan.
Essentially a Negroni with whiskey swapped in for gin, this classic is a beautiful cocktail in its own right.
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