Rhubarb and Tequila Cocktail

Rhubarb and Tequila Cocktail

Stunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6
Cherry Spritzer

Cherry Spritzer

This simple elixir, er, spritzer draws on sweet cherries, tart lime, and sugar syrup. Splash into sparkling wine or seltzer as needed throughout the dog days of summer.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Pimm's Cup for Wimbledon

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly seasonal classic, this 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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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 15
Pink Gin

Pink Gin

An old-fashioned cocktail that takes its namesake tinge of pink—albeit a manly man’s shade of pink—from a splash of bitters. A cure-all of sorts. Elizabeth Stewart explains.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 16
Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate | Chocolate Caliente

This concoction of hot milk and Mexico’s incomparable chocolate is whipped into a frenzy with a milinillo–Mexico’s unplugged answer to the immersion blender.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 9
Christmas Dad

Bourbon Milk Punch

Hello Christmas! Here milk, bourbon, vanilla, and ice cream are whirred in a food processor for a festive drink. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the crowning touch.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
Cranberry Cosmopolitan

Cranberry Cosmopolitan

Pity the pilgrims. They hadn’t yet conjured this cranberry cosmo, which is a cinch to make and ensures Thanksgiving is a lot more tolerable. Sure beats mead.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Maple Leaf Cocktail

Maple Leaf Cocktail

For this boozy cocktail, bourbon, maple syrup, and lemon juice are shaken and served with a cinnamon stick garnish. Autumn sipping, anyone?

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 9
Lemon Drop Martini

Rosemary Lemon Drop

This classy little number shamelessly flaunts its herbal notes, making it as suave and cosmopolitan as far more complicated, not to mention classic, cocktails.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 10
Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Limeade

Taken neat, on the rocks, or with a stealth shot of tequila, we think you’ll find no fault with this drink that’s designed for the dog days of summer.

  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 12
Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is sugar and water that have been simmered to dissolve the sugar. Drizzle it in drinks, ice tea, and lemonade for a grit-free drink.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Ruby Sangria

Ruby Sangria

The official Spanish summer sipper. And, for those who don’t care for sodden, wimped-out fruit mush, a nifty little party trick at no extra charge.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8