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