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?

A martini glass filled with rosemary lemon drop with a sugared rosemary rim.

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.

A pitcher and two glasses of watermelon limeade on a metal chair.

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.

A syrup canister half-filled with 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 grit-free sweetening.

Glogg Aquavit

Glögg

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.

A table topped with five lemon-herbsaint poppers.

Lemon-Herbsaint Poppers

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.

Two glasses filled with pineapple-tequila smoothie, rimmed with sugar, topped with line wedges on a napkin

Pineapple-Tequila Smoothies

This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.