Cocktails & Drinks

Greek-Style Frappe

Greek-Style Frappe

This frothy Greek frappe can be shaken together in just a couple minutes from coffee, sugar, and milk. No blender required.

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Tall glass filled with a chocolate milkshake, topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, three straws

How to Make a Milkshake

There’s a darn good reason why even those with sophisticated palates chase burgers with milkshakes. It works.

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Pimm's Cup cocktail in a class with ice, slice of cucumber, on a flowered tray

Pimm’s Cup

The iconic summer cocktail. Gin. Lemonade. Ginger ale. Citrus. Cucumber. Mint. Yes, please.

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Red Singapore Sling with gin, cherry brandy, Benedictine, and triple sec in a tall glass with a cheery and pineapple skewer

Singapore Sling

It doesn’t get much more retro or groovy than this turn-of-the-century cocktail. Gin, cherry brandy, sweet and sour fruit juices, and club soda make for an easy, not-too-intoxicating sipper.

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A glass of Vietnamese iced coffee, made with layers of sweetened condensed milk, coffee, and ice cubes with a coffee drip over it.

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

A simple, satiating, summery Vietnamese tradition known as ca phe sua da, this seductive classic is simply coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk. Here’s how to succumb at home.

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Espresso being poured over gelato in a cup to make affogato.

Affogato

Drowning gelato in espresso has got to be the most spectacular sort of tragedy ever to take place at the dinner table. Here’s how to add a little drama to your dessert.

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A pitcher of Pimm's cup, with a half-filled glass and a vase of flowers on either side of it.

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly summer cocktail, this vibrant variant on a Pimm’s Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.

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A martini glass filled with caipirinha and a lime wheel on a bar with liquor bottles in the background.

Caipirinha

This Latin American cocktail, Brazil’s national drink, packs quite the wallop but in a smooth, refined sorta way. Taste at your own risk.

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A glass filled with margarita granita, topped with a lime sprig and a spoon resting in the glass.

Margarita Granita

No mere cocktail and not just dessert, this margarita granita falls somewhere blissfully, intoxicatingly in between. Yet is still as satisfying as if you’d had both.

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Two glasses of lime soda and one glass of angostura orange.

Lime Soda

Bored by plain old water? Allow us to introduce you to your solution.

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An overhead view into a glass of canchanchara with ice.

Cuban Cachaca Cocktail

You may not be able to travel to Cuba. But you can certainly still experience a little flair of its traditional cocktail scene.

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A wine glass filled with frozen Long Island iced tea, garnished with an orange slice on an umbrella.

Frozen Long Island Iced Tea

Blender drinks don’t get much boozier than this rendition of that raid-the-liquor-cabinet classic. Umbrella optional.

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Three Collins glasses filled with Lillet tonic and topped with a grapefruit wedge.

Lillet Tonic

Sorta like a wine spritzer but with all the lovely nuances that the iconic French aperitif brings to the party.

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Cherry Liqueur

Cherry Liqueur | Guignolet

The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it’s time.

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