The martinez–a mix of gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and orange bitters–is a subtle, spicy cocktail that’s perfectly blended and balanced.
The gimlet is a cocktail that has caused much disagreement. Fresh lime juice, bottled, or, in this case, a combination of both? A great year-round drink.
The classic Negroni–a mix of Campari, vermouth, and gin–was supposedly named for Count Camillo Negroni. Here the drink is lightened by adding sparkling wine.
From the beginning of December on through the New Year, glogg–a spiced wine–is served in Swedish homes on festive occasions or when visitors drop by.
Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.
Here the classic daisy cocktail, a concoction of juice, champagne, and grenadine, is dressed up with ginger liqueur for a festive holiday starter.
The smoky sweet heat of chipotle infuses bourbon in this fall cordial, as does orange and vanilla. Pass us some, please.
Writer and cocktail expert Kara Newman is a fan of Mad Men but not its bone-dry martinis. Instead, her cocktail for watching Mad Men is the Fiery Almond.
This citrus sun tea is made from black tea, mint, fresh citrus juice, orange segments, and lots of bright sun. A simple recipe the kids will love to make.
Simple, classic Italian coffee fare. Nothing is quite as satisfying after a meal as a good cup of cappuccino. Authentic.
This frothy Greek Frappe–coffee, sugar, and evaporated milk–is a favorite of the Greek and non-Greek alike. Shaking lends the froth to the frappe.
For this Italian latte recipe, three layers–milk, espresso, milk foam–create a tri-color drink of java deliciousness. It can be flavored with syrups.
This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.
Part tart, part sweet, and part party-riffic, this summer quencher is ideal for backyard or front porch sipping. Bottoms up.
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