Wine recommendations, beer tips, and the best cocktails to kick off your evening.
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.
Salty-smooth and crisp: an extra-dirty take on the traditional martini.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
An earthy and cinnamon-y mezcal drink, made with Aperol and fresh lemon.
A Negroni, in sour form.
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.
The caramel depth and toned-down tartness of seared lemon is a total game-changer in this gin drink.
A savory spin on the martini.
Bright, briny, and refreshing, with a delicate touch of smoke.
Gimlet, meet Negroni.
A slightly savory mezcal drink made with a few drops of sesame oil.
Intense warm spices give this Negroni variation extra depth.
Tangy hibiscus tea is steeped with rosemary, which helps to draw out the woodsy side of mezcal in this cocktail.
A smooth and butterscotch-y tequila cocktail.
A softly frothy drink with mezcal, pomegranate, and harissa.
Americano meets Paloma.
Rich hot cocoa gets a boozy, herbal touch with bittersweet Italian amaro and Angostura-spiced whipped cream.
A complex whiskey sour, packed with flavor from rich grapefruit liqueur.
The holidays, distilled into a single glass...with alcohol.
Fizzy, sweet-tart, and bitter.
Apple brandy meets Negroni.
The best easy drink you'll make all summer.
A little bitter, a little bubbly.
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.
Ditch the box of chocolates this year and drink this spiced cacao-nib-and-toasted-almond-infused cocktail instead.
Bright, bubbly, and ruby-red: a perfect party drink for the holidays.
Grapefruit beer delivers the sparkle.
Pineapple + cumin + gin = vacation in a glass.
You'll be cool as a cucumber sipping this vodka drink.
Sweet-tart, nutty, and not too boozy.
A bold, tangy drink gussied up with ruby-red pomegranate and festive sparkling wine.
This lightly savory drink is easy to prep for a group.
A flexible, refreshing pitcher drink.
This prep-ahead cocktail is a little tart, a little sweet, a little bitter, and full of herbal flavors.
Orange marmalade's burnt-caramel flavors enrich this citrusy vodka sour.
The delicate aroma of roses is the star in this variation on a Gin Fizz cocktail.
Juicy apples meet bubbly Prosecco, rich sherry, and sweet orange liqueur in this cocktail.
A chocolaty, smooth, and deep three-ingredient cocktail.
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.
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.