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Classic Cocktails

Hot Toddies = The Only Good Thing About Winter

Tom Macy | Posted 04.19.2015 | Taste
Tom Macy

In addition to being hot, of course, toddies often have the addition of baking spices that fit the season.

The Indispensables: Hemingway Daiquiri | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste

Whether Hemingway actually drank 16 double daiquiris at Cuba's La Floridita bar in one sitting is rather beside the point. His request for a Daiquiri made with half the sugar and double the booze created an unbalanced drink: one that bartenders couldn't help but right.

A Guide to Making Your Ultimate Manhattan

Tom Macy | Posted 01.18.2015 | Taste
Tom Macy

The reasons for the Manhattan's greatness are many. It's delicious, beautiful, over 150 years old and like the best classic cocktails is a drink anyone can make. Sure, there many classic cocktails that fit that criteria but something about the Manhattan elevates it above the pack.

What Your Favorite Cocktail Says About You

PureWow | Posted 02.18.2015 | Taste

Ever wonder what your drink order says about your personality? Here's our highly scientific assessment.

Here's How To Drink When Flying Coach During The Holidays

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel

We've made it around the sun again, and it's that time of year to give thanks for all the wonderful people and things in our lives. It's also the t...

This Fall, Drink More Apple Brandy

Tom Macy | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Tom Macy

Using apple brandy in cocktails is easy as it is delicious.

10 Cocktails Every Bartender And Cocktail Connoisseur Should Know

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Unfortunately these classics have taken a backseat to some of the more popular cocktails of today while becoming a second thought to many bartenders.

How To Make The Boulevardier (VIDEO) | Posted 08.02.2014 | Taste

Swap out the gin in a Negroni for rye whiskey and you get this delicious elixir.

Negroni Week: Classic Cocktail Raises Money For Charity

Jose Martinez | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

Impress your friends with this tasty drink -- just don't let them see you make it at home.

How to Make the Corpse Reviver No. 2 Cocktail (VIDEO) | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste

Learn how to make a Corpse Reviver No. 2 by watching this video presented by cocktail expert Simon Ford. This classic gin cocktail spiked with absin...

How to Cocktail: Hanky Panky (VIDEO) | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste

The Hanky Panky is a sultry cocktail, the pre-Prohibition creation of Ada Coleman, head bartender at the American Bar in London's Savoy Hotel from 190...

How To Cocktail Video: The Brandy Alexander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

This creamy and chocolatey drink makes the perfect nightcap.

Toasting Boardwalk Empire | Posted 09.06.2013 | Taste

In honor of Boardwalk Empire's season premiere, try one of these recipes that were really enjoyed during Prohibition -- and be sure to toast its repeal!

The Blood & Sand: A Classic Scotch Cocktail | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste

Find out how to make this classic Scotch cocktail.

6 Daiquiris for National Daiquiri Day

Imbibe | Posted 07.18.2013 | Taste

Calling to mind sun-bleached umbrellas, soft white sand and the turquoise waters of the tropics, the daiquiri is the ultimate summer cocktail.

6 Simple Super Bowl Drink Recipes

Imbibe | Posted 04.02.2013 | Taste

We've pulled together half a dozen of our favorite, no-fuss food and drink recipes that will help ensure victory on game day

The Sidecar Cocktail 5 Ways | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste

While the exact origins of the Sidecar are unclear, we know it contains cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice. Here are five ways to vary that classic recipe.

Shaken vs. Stirred: The Classic Cocktail Deathmatch

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

If we were in charge, you'd be able to walk into any bar in America, order up one of these eight classic cocktails and get handed a perfectly balanced...

15 Genius Twists On Classic Cocktails

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste

Arm yourself for the holidays.

The 7 Most Influential Cocktails Of All Time

Food Republic | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
Food Republic

Whether or not a single drink has been the most influential is almost impossible to say. There is a lot to consider when determining which drinks influenced the cocktail lists of today.

Drink Like A Man: 5 Cocktails Every Guy Should Know

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Black Voices

Don't go looking for mixologist Karl Franz Williams' spirited creations at 67 Orange Street in Manhattan. Besides the fact that Orange St. is now call...

WATCH: How To Make A Tom Collins | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Now that spring is just a few days away, it's time to start fixing the warm-weather classic: the Tom Collins. The thirst-quenching combination of fre...

Seltzer: Not Just For Stooges & Marx-ists

Ethan Kahn | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Ethan Kahn

Throughout my childhood, when thirst demanded to be slaked, a blue-topped bottle of Vintage brand seltzer was the natural choice as one was never too far from hand.

What Are The New Classic Cocktails?

Karl Kozel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home
Karl Kozel

I call upon all mixologists, professionally employed or not, to offer their cocktails that they feel could be classics or in fact might even be classics in their minds.

Where Your Favorite Cocktails Came From | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

A good cocktail offers more than just a tasty combination of liquor and mixers but also a great story. From the Martini and the Cosmopolitan to the B...