Cocktail of the Week

I Can't Believe It's Cutty: Victory Is Mine Cocktail Recipe

Scotch cocktail takes you back to Prohibition times
Apr 17, 2014 4:00 pm

For many who would consider it blasphemy to put a good single malt whisky into a cocktail, there are several alternatives and new to the pack is Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition. Scotch and egg whites are not often seen in the same drink, but with this cocktail, the spirit’s assertive profile is taken down a few notches by adding lime, apricot liqueur and bitters. Read on.

Tom Collins With Elderflower And Hops Cocktail Recipe

Bottled cocktail mixers are making their comeback
Apr 10, 2014 4:00 pm

If you're someone who doesn't want to take on more than opening a bottle and pouring out your evening's tipple, then Charleston company Bittermilk will serve you well, adding new life to your everyday vodka, gin or bourbon on the rocks. A look at a revolutionary pre-batched modifier and how to use it in a Tom Collins, after the jump.

A Classic Boozy Milkshake Reborn: The Grasshopper Cocktail Recipe

Say goodbye to the sickly green hue, Grasshopper
Apr 3, 2014 4:00 pm

Who wouldn't want a boozy mint-chocolate milkshake? Seems obvious, however, very few of us would likely be as enticed if said drink was the color of the Chicago River on St. Patrick's. Enter the Grasshopper cocktail. An easy way to make the classic creamy cocktail — sans artificial ingredients — after the jump.

Exit Strategy Craft Cocktail Recipe

A digestif made from craft-method American brandy
Mar 27, 2014 4:00 pm

It’s clear we're in the midst of a broad rebirth for cocktails and the spirits that go in them. Bartenders hold the keys in ultimately deciding what gets poured in their bars and the best ones put flavor and experience above the bottom-line, making room for small, craft-made products to grow. At the newly opened, 42-seat Nightcap on NYC’s Lower East Side, sip an Old Fashioned that uses one of the best brandies made in America. The recipe, after the jump.

The "Fast Running Break" Cocktail Recipe

Taking genever drinks to new heights in Amsterdam
Mar 20, 2014 4:00 pm

Genever in Amsterdam is a centuries old tradition, and it has enjoyed a steady rebirth globally over the past several years. Given genever's softer character, it's great for experimentation in cocktails or also on its own. Think of it more as a whisky, however, than having the brightness of a gin. For the "Fast Running Break," be advised that it lives up to its name and will not stay in your glass for long.

The Prescription Julep Cocktail Recipe

A centuries-old dose of fine Southern heritage
Mar 13, 2014 4:00 pm

Though most people think of this drink in the springtime around the Derby, juleps and their variations, like the Prescription Julep with cognac, rye and Jamaican rum, are a sure bet year-round. At the newly opened Half Step in Austin, the Prescription Julep is a regular on their menu, replete with silver tin and metal straw. The recipe, after the jump.

Absinthe, Anyone? Try The Necromancer Cocktail Recipe

A spritely cocktail that tames absinthe's intensity
Mar 6, 2014 5:00 pm
Photo: Alice Gao

Absinthe has been enjoying a renaissance in the United States and abroad, ever since the ban was lifted several years ago. Now, there are plenty of reasons to sip this once medicinal spirit in bars or restaurants. Start with this cocktail, a play on the classic Corpse Reviver.

Beet-Infused Gin Cocktail Recipe

Make this root veggie-infused gin cocktail at home
Feb 27, 2014 5:00 pm

When Fabrizio Pirolo, owner at the Saint Austere in Williamsburg, Brooklyn wanted to create a drink that reflected the flavors of the winter months, he discovered the combination of gin with beet, ginger and spiced apple. The cocktail recipe, after the jump.

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