Cocktails for brunch, lunch, and dinner, whatever Mom's tipple of choice may be.
Add as much (or as little) lime and hot sauce to this light, savory beer drink as you want.
A lighter, mellower Negroni, made with Aperol and Lillet.
This summer vodka cocktail is light, not too sugary, and eminently day-drinkable.
Taste the tropics, not ice water.
A thirst-quenching margarita made with ripe cubed melon and a touch of elderflower liqueur.
An earthy and cinnamon-y mezcal drink, made with Aperol and fresh lemon.
You'll be cool as a cucumber sipping this vodka drink.
Bright, fresh, and bracingly tart.
Don't let that ripe berry flavor fool you, there's plenty of rum here, too.
A Negroni, in sour form.
If you like Old Fashioneds, you're going to love this orange-and-spice variation.
The best Bloody Mary doesn't start with a mix.
This classic twist on a Negroni adds in some absinthe to bring great herbal and light anise flavor that lingers in the background.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
This gin and grapefruit cocktail is gently bitter and incredibly refreshing.
A potent mix of applejack, tangy grenadine, and lemon juice flavored with a dash of Peychaud's bitters.
Bright, briny, and refreshing, with a delicate touch of smoke.
Salty-smooth and crisp: an extra-dirty take on the traditional martini.
A slightly savory mezcal drink made with a few drops of sesame oil.
A smooth and butterscotch-y tequila cocktail.
Americano meets Paloma.
The best easy drink you'll make all summer.
Tart, fresh, and icy as an arctic blizzard.
The caramel depth and toned-down tartness of seared lemon is a total game-changer in this gin drink.