Wine recommendations, beer tips, and the best cocktails to kick off your evening.
A lighter, mellower Negroni, made with Aperol and Lillet.
An earthy and cinnamon-y mezcal drink, made with Aperol and fresh lemon.
You'll be cool as a cucumber sipping this vodka drink.
A potent mix of applejack, tangy grenadine, and lemon juice flavored with a dash of Peychaud's bitters.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
If you like Old Fashioneds, you're going to love this orange-and-spice variation.
This classic twist on a Negroni adds in some absinthe to bring great herbal and light anise flavor that lingers in the background.
The caramel depth and toned-down tartness of seared lemon is a total game-changer in this gin drink.
A slightly savory mezcal drink made with a few drops of sesame oil.
Tangy hibiscus tea is steeped with rosemary, which helps to draw out the woodsy side of mezcal in this cocktail.
Americano meets Paloma.
Rich browned butter gives this classic cocktail a nutty twist.
Bright, briny, and refreshing, with a delicate touch of smoke.
Salty-smooth and crisp: an extra-dirty take on the traditional martini.
A Negroni, in sour form.
Gimlet, meet Negroni.
Grapefruit beer delivers the sparkle.
The tiki classic gets a sparkling makeover with Prosecco and tropical fruit–infused rum.
A smooth and butterscotch-y tequila cocktail.
Intense warm spices give this Negroni variation extra depth.
A savory spin on the martini.
A little bitter, a little bubbly.
The best easy drink you'll make all summer.
Pineapple + cumin + gin = vacation in a glass.
A softly frothy drink with mezcal, pomegranate, and harissa.
This lightly savory drink is easy to prep for a group.
Fizzy, sweet-tart, and bitter.
This rum and Cynar cocktail comes in exotic and sweet, and leaves you dark and bitter.
The holidays, distilled into a single glass...with alcohol.
A flexible, refreshing pitcher drink.
Orange marmalade's burnt-caramel flavors enrich this citrusy vodka sour.
This prep-ahead cocktail is a little tart, a little sweet, a little bitter, and full of herbal flavors.
Ditch the box of chocolates this year and drink this spiced cacao-nib-and-toasted-almond-infused cocktail instead.
A complex whiskey sour, packed with flavor from rich grapefruit liqueur.
Rich hot cocoa gets a boozy, herbal touch with bittersweet Italian amaro and Angostura-spiced whipped cream.
A bold, tangy drink gussied up with ruby-red pomegranate and festive sparkling wine.
Sweet-tart, nutty, and not too boozy.
Bright, bubbly, and ruby-red: a perfect party drink for the holidays.
Apple brandy meets Negroni.
The perfect partner for cocktail-party nibbles.
Tart and fruity Flanders red ale and dark, creamy stout make a rich and satisfying two-ingredient cocktail.
In this tiki-inspired cocktail, a full ounce of bitters plays the starring role.
Juicy apples meet bubbly Prosecco, rich sherry, and sweet orange liqueur in this cocktail.
This equal-parts drink, made with cognac, Old Tom gin, and sweet vermouth, is luscious and smooth, with a little candied-orange sweetness.
This drink has a touch of chamomile brightened by tangy tangerine juice and white balsamic vinegar.
A chocolaty, smooth, and deep three-ingredient cocktail.
The delicate aroma of roses is the star in this variation on a Gin Fizz cocktail.