Cocktail of the Week

Winter Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

The flavors of the French Alps, now in a cocktail
Dec 12, 2014 2:00 pm

The French poet Victor Hugo once wrote, “life is a flower for which love is the honey.” Well, it seems the French have found a way for you to practically drink those words in liqueur form, via the exquisite génépi, distilled from Alpine mountain flowers. Sound like a good addition to your Old Fashioned? We thought so, too. 

Apple Pie In A Glass: The Artful Dodger Cocktail Recipe

Proving cognac and applejack are perfect for fall
Dec 5, 2014 1:00 pm

Fall may easily conjure thoughts of warm apple pie, but not as often the fruit-derived bounty found in spirits like French cognac and applejack — American apple brandy. Bringing those elements together, as well as notes of spice and smoke, Lower East Side cocktail haven Sel Rrose's Timothy Kiefer creates a riff on the Gold Rush: the modern classic three-ingredient cocktail combining whiskey, lemon and honey. 

The Weekend Comes Early: 10 'Cocktail Of The Week' Recipes

It's never too soon to start mixing these drinks
Nov 20, 2014 1:00 pm

We know it's still only Thursday here at Food Republic. And we know that this week has seemed to drag on a little bit longer than most. Because we think that you just might feel the same way, we've assembled a slideshow of 10 of our recent Cocktails of the Week. Sure, they might not magically make the weekend arrive already, but they'll certainly get you one sip closer.

Brown Spirit Weather Is Here: Salty Air Cocktail Recipe

A drier take on the Manhattan with añejo tequila
Nov 14, 2014 1:00 pm

As the colder months set in, warming up with a sturdy, stirred drink seems spot-on. However, tequila is not the first spirit that comes to mind for most. Offering a twist for those who might otherwise order a Manhattan or Old Fashioned, the Salty Air features the distinct Espolón Añejo.

10 'Cocktails Of The Week' To Properly Wet Your Whistle

Drink concoctions to mix up for just about everyone
Nov 11, 2014 4:00 pm

We've assembled a slideshow of 10 of our recent Cocktails of the Week to help move your workweek along. Back by popular demand, our weekly column is designed to help the home bartender — from beginner to aspiring pro — craft classic and modern drinks. Start putting together these 10 recipes and you'll soon forget that happy hour has yet to (technically) begin.

Miyagikyo Kick Cocktail Recipe

For those who seek perfection via Japanese whisky
Nov 7, 2014 1:00 pm

This past week, the world received a notable "wake-up call" that Japanese whiskies are among the best on offer. Run, don’t walk, to grab what Japanese whisky you can. Whether or not you put it in a cocktail is negotiable. If you do, here's a drink idea from Momofuku Bar Director John deBary.

Cure What Ails You: Extra Advice Cocktail Recipe

A tequila drink crafted by an old-school pharmacy
Oct 31, 2014 12:00 pm

At Justus Drugstore in Smithville, MO, this pharmacy and soda fountain turned farm-to-table restaurant packs its bar with housemade cordials, tinctures and bitters both as a nod to the 1800s. Try this tequila-based cocktail believed to ease tension and promote alertness.

Rye, Mezcal And Saline: Rock Salt Cocktail Recipe

Bygone remedy makes the case for bottled cocktails
Oct 24, 2014 1:30 pm

Bottled cocktails are far from a new invention, but only in the last few years have they seen a resurgence befitting our current high-brow drinking culture. Ironically today, the same family that produced the most popular brand more than 130 years ago is back at it again.


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