Martinis, mojitos, margaritas, and oh-so-much more: our favorite tried-and-true drink recipes for every variety of booze.
Add as much (or as little) lime and hot sauce to this light, savory beer drink as you want.
The perfect margarita is all about fresh, crisp flavors, barely tempered by sweet triple sec.
The stiff, smooth union of whiskey and vermouth is a classic of the cocktail canon.
How do you make an Old Fashioned? With simple, classic ingredients and nothing more.
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 spirited riff on the better-known Manhattan.
Scotch and amaretto combine in this 1970s favorite.
Fresh ginger and a float of extra-smoky Scotch lend complexity to this modern riff on a whiskey sour.
Born in New Orleans, this stiff cocktail of rye and Cognac is a drink to sip and savor.
Just a little bitter, just a little sweet, and irresistible any time of day.
An entrancing mixture of brandy, lemon juice and orange liqueur.
A "mistaken" Negroni, with sparkling wine instead of gin.
Essentially a Negroni with whiskey swapped in for gin, this classic is a beautiful cocktail in its own right.
Taste the tropics, not ice water.
The sharp bites of gin and lemon are beautifully tempered by Cointreau in this classic sour.
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The surprising but delicious secret behind some of our favorite whiskeys
Make finding the perfect holiday drink fun and interactive—with flowcharts!
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Everything you need for spirited festivities.
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Mo' money = mo' fancy Scotch. But here are our favorite bottles for a bit less scratch:
Good, cheap tequila for what ails you.