Tag: cocktails

Perfectly Festive Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

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.

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Aperol Granita Cocktail

This recipe is based on the highly quaffable Italian aperitif made with Aperol and Prosecco garnished with a slice of orange. Aperol is very similar to Campari, but with a lower alcohol content and a slightly less bitter flavor.

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Cuban Cocktail Adventures

When most of us think of Cuba, we have a romantic mental image made up of scenes from the 1950s, perhaps including Al Pacino visiting on the eve of the revolution (Godfather reference). A place full of nightclubs, casinos and, of course, bars where cantineros (Cuban bartenders) threw Cuban cocktails between mixing glasses and poured from multiple bottles of rum at a time into big blenders.

Detox Cocktails

While some choose to embark on dry January, others may simply seek healthier options this month. We’d like to suggest a selection of (dare we say) health-conscious cocktails packed with restorative, antioxidant-rich and detoxifying ingredients such as turmeric, mugwort, matcha and carrots.

Pine Cocktails? We’re into it.

As each annual festive season brings an abundance of delicious cocktails made with cinnamon, nutmeg and pumpkin, some of New York City’s most revered bartenders are bringing one of the most seasonal yet overlooked ingredients to the forefront; introducing creative ways of using pine in cocktails.

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Cinnamon Infused Simple Syrup

Cozy up to fall with this cinnamon infused simple syrup for those comforting dessert recipes you will be making.

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Ultimate Spicy Cocktails

Drinks with spice bring a fun element to cocktails. The trick is to add enough heat to make the beverage exciting, but not too much that you can’t finish the glass. Grab your jalapeños, cayenne, chilies, and horseradish and prepare to get refreshed, with a zing.

Campari Explained

A brief history and description of the classic Italian liqueur Campari.

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Gin, Chartreuse, and Cucumber Cocktail

Chartreuse is a common French digestif usually enjoyed on the rocks. But, if you want to sip on something more gentle after a lovely meal with friends, try this fresh cocktail to settle your belly.

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Autumn Apple Cider Cocktail

This adult cocktail will do the trick to keep you warm; fresh apple cider, pumpkin spice, and cinnamon will make you feel the fall, and the love.

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Vermouth Cocktails Perfect for Fall

Vermouth and all of its wonderful botanicals is a natural pairing with the flavors of fall. Try this simple ginger cocktail with a few ingredients and tons of flavor.

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