It’s stone fruit season! We are celebrating with this muddled plum and herb tequila cocktail that is utterly refreshing. Please welcome the Plum Smash.
Cocktails & Spirits
Enjoy cocktails that are favorites at Le Meridien Lav, a spot in the beach town…
Is there anything better than cold brew coffee on a hot summer day? Lately on warm evenings, we have been reaching for a cold brew liqueur. Mr. Black, a Coffee Liqueur, has reinvigorated us and our love for playing with cocktails.
Celebrate Mai Tai day with a new twist on the rum drink.
Gin is often our go-to spirit of the summer. It’s refreshing and so versatile. Here’s a gin cocktail for every palate.
Made with a fruity red wine, this frozen sangria is perfect to make ahead of…
For brunch or on a warm evening, these refreshing pineapple mojitos hit the spot.
Revamp the dirty martini with grilled olives and smoky bitters.
Hotel themselves are becoming a destination, not just a stopping point at the end of a long day exploring a city. Here are a few hotels that are serving their own craft beers and spirits that are made right on property.
Simple, five-ingredient Coconut-Pineapple Mai Tais are tropical, refreshing, and delicious. These Mai Tais are fruity, but not too sweet.
Bartend for Mom this Mother’s Day with this fun, bubbly rosé champagne drink that’s fit for brunch or a warm evening outside, simply spending time together.
Spring is here, which means it’s time to celebrate Mom. Whip up a stunning brunch gin drink along with breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. Plus, we have a perfect gin drink for Dad, too. After all, Father’s Day is only a few weeks away.
In just a few ingredients, you could be enjoying a glass of this strawberry sipper made with tequila, lime and a black pepper simple syrup for a subtle zing.
The perfect sweet and tangy cocktail. This pineapple margarita recipe is easy, classic, and bursting with flavor.
Celebrate Derby Day with one of these riffs on the Mint Julep cocktail. A perfect way to say cheers to Mint Julep Month.
There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a well-made margarita, but we’re ready to switch things up. Check out these fun tequila cocktails in time for Cinco de Mayo. Salud!
Also known as frosé, this frozen strawberry basil rosé is a perfect cocktail to sip on warm days.
Just in time for the warm spring weather headed our way, TILL Vodka is ready to serve the palates of vodka lovers. Try their best spring cocktails.
Sip away the spring season with these refreshing cocktails featuring seasonal ingredeints.
Rosé wine cocktails are some of the easiest drinks you can make for guests, a party or just yourself. Spruce up your next glass with ice cubes frozen with spring berries.
April 9th seems to be Gin and Tonic Day in the US. Let’s celebrate with these versions highlighting some of the best gins from around the world.
Arancello, an orange liqueur, is the best way to say “alla salute!” when you’re in Tuscany. Learn how to make this and limoncello.
When you need to refresh, recharge and relax, shake up one of these sunny clementine margaritas. Cheers!
We are well versed in cognac when is comes to sangria, but when it comes to featuring the French brandy in a signature cocktail, we didn’t have many cocktails in our back pocket. Now we have two new, easy cognac cocktails, one made with iced tea and strawberries and the other with coffee.
Spring is just about here! Celebrate with this fun berry Moscato wine punch that is great for a backyard soirée or even brunch.
Spring is right around the corner. Refresh your cocktail game with this berry and lemon-filled whiskey sour.
This drink takes inspiration from Harry Potter and butterbeer. While still fun, it resembles a…
Celebrate Bourbon Month with George Remus and their tried and true cocktail. You probably already have everything you need to make it. Cheers!
Celebrate National Margarita Day in style with these fun margarita recipes. Salud!
Reinvent the Sidecar cocktail with this drink made with bourbon and grapefruit juice. It’s refreshing enough for brunch or happy hour.
Whether you are hosting a girls’ night or spending an evening with someone special, celebrate Valentine’s Day with these easy cocktails that are delicious and festive. Plus, they’re way cheaper than going out for overpriced drinks at a super busy cocktail bar.
This creamy, cinnamon-spiced horchata cocktail is spiked with tequila and perfect with some spicy Mexican food.
Stay warm on a cold night with this spiced pear cider spiked with rum.
Whip up this easy cranberry simple syrup and keep it on hand this month for fun, seasonal cocktails, like a cranberry gina and tonic.
Let’s sip on cider this season.
Spruced up with a charred orange juice instead of lime and a sprig of sage, this winter gin and tonic is the same refreshing drink that we all love, but with some warmer flavors for the winter months.
Compliments to the Chef are often difficult to reward because they are busy manning the kitchen. At Riot House Restaurant in Hotel Andaz, grab a front row seat and enjoy an intimate, seasonally prepared multi course menu WITH the chef.
Sip away the season with a special gin we recently discovered and used to make a delicious cranberry and tonic.
These quick cocktails are great to make in big batches for a crowd. Serve them at Thanksgiving, all the way through to your New Year’s Eve parties.
Awake from your food coma and relax the day after Thanksgiving (and maybe after your shopping dash) with these ultimate mimosa recipes.
Throw your apple cider in the freezer, then blend it up with bitters, brandy and more. The perfect cider slushee cocktail for the warmer autumn days or to refresh the tastebuds after heavy comfort food.
Whether these are your Thanksgiving libations or you are looking to host a casual happy hour after a day at the orchard or the office, these fall apple cocktails are sure to impress. The best part? They can be prepped ahead for easy serving.
This apple brandy sour is made with apple cider and a San Francisco brandy crafted in the style of a Pisco.
Halloween isn’t just about kids’ costumes and candy. Check out these Halloween-themed cocktails to serve at your adults-only party. Don’t worry, there can still be candy.
It’s time to get in the spirits. No, we’re not talking about Halloween (although that will be here soon enough). Our taste buds are actually transfixed on National Liqueur Day (on Oct. 16) and how best to celebrate the occasion.
Remolacha is the Spanish word for the beet root. This vibrant reposado cocktail is made with a beet juice reduction, lime juice, cinnamon, and the fine, aged tequila.
Warm and comforting, this whiskey chai is a cozy sip on chilly autumn evenings.
Tailgate season is here! Often, tailgate menus are more of a potluck setup where everyone brings a dish or drink to pass. Here are a few bites and drinks to inspire your next tailgate offering.
This week we celebrate International Coffee Day on 9/29. While we need no excuse to sip our morning cup of joe, we could all use some inspiration on how to mix coffee into our cocktails. Check out these caffeine-loaded, coffee-spiked cocktails.
It’s Friday, and what better way to celebrate Garnacha Day! This easy-to-drink red wine comes from the Carinena, a northern region of Spain. It pairs well with most commonly cooked favorite dishes and just as impressive on the pocket as it is on the palate.
Let’s be clear, we don’t drink cocktails for our health, but we would rather drink concoctions that are filled with fruit and vegetable juices rather than sugar-filled mixers. Check out these ideas from cookbook author Nicole Herft.
These delicious and easy cocktails are perfect to throw together for a crowd and a fun way to celebrate the end of summer over Labor Day weekend.
This bourbon spritz cocktail is made extra delightful and refreshing with a cardamom and cappuccino syrup.
If you love whiskey, here are the bars in LA you must check out. Cheers!
Grab your favorite bottle of Prosecco and whip up this cherry slushie for the next backyard BBQ or as a cool down drink by the pool.
Bar Moga is a sophisticated Greenwich Village cocktail bar with a … rebellious streak.
Drinkable vinegars are all the rage. They add that perfect pizzaz to your usual cocktail, they help with digestion and bring extra nutrients to your smoothie and they make plain water exciting. Here’s what you need to know.
Today is National Tequila Day, celebrate with a refreshing glass of this tequila cocktail, the Watermelon Crush. Plus,
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The difference between an American Bloody Mary and a Canadian Caesar Cocktail is the use of Clamato juice instead of plain tomato juice. Dive into this brunch favorite with fun toppings.
One sip of this strawberry rosé slushie and you’ll get why they’re all the rage. It’s cool, refreshing and fruity.