Hip cocktail bars with giant menus, or no menu at all, can feel daunting if you don’t have a go-to drink or you’re still figuring out how to order spirits. Stuart Jensen, bar manager of the newly-opened Brass Tacks in Denver, has the tips you need to order a cocktail that suits your tastes.
Tex-Mex is literally a blend of American and Mexican flavors. What’s more Tex-Mex than a spiced Mexican hot chocolate with a dash of Louisiana Tabasco sauce? Sip on this flavorful mug on the next snowy day. Spike it with tequila or mezcal for the adults!
The perfect pour for celebratory sipping and all of winter, this big-batch mulled cocktail recipe is super easy to make and features seasonal spices, citrus and berries. Grab a bottle of Spanish Rioja wine and Brockmans gin and you are set for success!
This Snowball Mulled Wine float is an easy and fun holiday drink made from chai, red wine, honey, orange juice, spices, fruit, and vanilla ice cream. It’s perfect for the holidays and other wintertime entertaining events!
Now that the holiday season is underway, it’s time to start prepping for the festivities to come. Whether you are hosting a soiree or need a gift for a party-planning pal, there are plenty of cocktail items that will help create killer drinks for all to admire. We rounded up a Fab Four of our faves for making all celebrations merry and bright.
Lemon and Thyme-Infused Sake is a tasty and exciting new way to serve sake at your next dinner. Lemon peels and fresh thyme give a comforting flavor to the sake.
This Cranberry Hot Toddy recipe is lightly spiced with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and orange. If you like mulled wine, you will LOVE this delicious toddy recipe.
This take on a classic Bloody Mary is made even better with a topping of insanely delicious bourbon-maple candied bacon, and a flavorful salty rim. A crowd pleaser at brunch and beyond.
It’s cool, refreshing, but loaded with spiced rum and sweet caramel apple sauce. This caramel apple rum punch screams of fall and we love it!
We love margaritas and we love cider, so we’re throwing the two together for a seriously sip-able fall cocktail.
Check out these satisfying summer drinks that are not too sweet and great for any season.
Want to bring kombucha into your nightlife too? We understand. Check out their delicious recipe for a spritzy rose kombucha with rosé wine and berries to make a rosé berry sangria.
Perfect for brunch or sipping on a hot afternoon, this Bloody Mary Margarita comes with smooth tequila and smoky chipotle.
What is better during happy hour than a fizzy, hard drink that doesn’t leave us too buzzed too early (ehem, wine and spirits) or feeling too full (looking at you, beer)? Not much! If you haven’t already, it’s time to try Kombrewcha.
Revamp the dirty martini with grilled olives and smoky bitters.
A delicious milk-based drink made with added almonds, saffron and cardamom flavors, Badam Kesar is a soothing sip.
Simple, five-ingredient Coconut-Pineapple Mai Tais are tropical, refreshing, and delicious. These Mai Tais are fruity, but not too sweet.
Arancello, an orange liqueur, is the best way to say “alla salute!” when you’re in Tuscany. Learn how to make this and limoncello.
New Yorkers craving summer weather and a tropical getaway after treading slushy sidewalks, rejoice! Broken Coconut, a new fast-casual restaurant in the Lower East Side, is serving beach to bowl goodness year-round.
This Cinco de Mayo, rethink the Michelada drink and add some more kick with Sriracha to create the Sriracha-Lada.
Light and refreshing, this Kiwi Pear Green Smoothie is a delicious way to eat more fruit! Only four ingredients stand between you and a great morning.
This year, change up your cocktail game with this golden, spirited Lunetta Prosecco sparkling wine cocktail complete with sweetness and herbal complexity.
Mix up this ginger cranberry bellini as a festive sparkling cocktail that’s perfect for brunch or holiday parties.
For a cold winters day, a sparkling holiday party or as a toast on New Year’s Eve, check out these festive holiday cocktails, all with just five ingredeints or less.
Expert flavor pairings helped create this delicious and original martini.
Brighten up a heavy holiday meal with this refreshing winter blueberry smash loaded with spritz, elderflower, and blueberries.
A take on the traditional Dark ‘N’ Stormy, this cocktail uses a light rum and is garnished with juicy pear slices.
Glogg is more than a mulled wine. It will give you a feeling of comfort and coziness and let any worries or problems slip away, if only for a little while.
Get cozy with this bourbon and brown sugar sour cocktail sweetened with blueberries stashed in the freezer.
Let the warmth of ginger and the refreshing qualities of gin simply combine with blueberries to create an all too simple and delicious fall or winter drink.
Switch up your bellini game and make a drink that is fitting for brunch or a dinner toast. The key? Frozen blueberries. You just need frozen blueberries, simple syrup and bubbling Prosecco to make this fun libation that is sure to be the star of your gathering.
A splash of bourbon or gin would turns this sweet drink into a seasonal cocktail, but they’re great even alcohol-free.
The bold chocolate flavor makes for a rich cup of cocoa without being too sweet. Top with a foamy espresso whipped cream that will melt in as you sip.
Get in the holiday spirit with this festive cranberry punch spiked with rum, amaretto, and apple cider.
Beer and football season go hand in hand, but you don’t have to settle for a six-pack. Beer cocktail recipes have something for everyone—and will keep you buzzing through fall.
Turn your favorite seasonal pie into a healthy smoothie packed with vitamin A, potassium and fiber.
Traveling to the exotic destinations of Kenya, Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia, discover aromatic and flavorful experiences through tea.
Hailing from New Orleans, this recipe contains equal parts whiskey, Cognac, and sweet vermouth, plus a few ingredients to complete the refreshing drink.
An Old Fashioned inspired Leap Year for when you just can’t decide.
A simple gin fizz made with cherry gin, muddled cherries, lime juice, and a deliciously frothy egg white.
Corn replaces rice in this take on Mexican horchata. Drink as is, or add a splash of bourbon!
Have a little fun with an old classic; infuse some of your favorite herbs into a simple Tom Collins.
These adult and virgin recipes for rooibos tea, will keep you warm as the cool autumn air sets in.
A truly drool-worthy smoothie to get your day started. Feel and taste the goodness of a magnificent chocolate, almond butter, and raspberry trio.
Celebrate National Lemonade Day on August 20th with the Crawford Smash.
The bright and unique flavors of Aperol meet a refreshing prosecco to bring a piece of summer in Italy right to your glass.
Imbibe on Labor Day with these festive cocktails, ranging from red to white to blue.
A green smoothie with a sweet and salty balance. Experience the unique flavor of sunflower seed butter.
Prunes, plums, beets, and blueberries give this nutrition-packed purple smoothie its beautiful hue and great flavor. Get blending!
This imaginative green smoothie includes classic fruits such as banana, avocado, kiwi, and dates. Foraged herbs bring this recipe to life.
These summer sangria recipes feature seasonal fruits and berries soaked in a variety of wines, and they represent a wide range of complexity levels. What are you waiting for? Find your perfect match!
This blended lemonade is the perfect cooler for a backyard barbecue and can be spiked, if desired, for a fun, fruity cup.
Delightfully fresh and light, raspberries accompany a light beer and some vodka for a refreshing cocktail that is fabulous for summer.
Chill out with a savory scotch whiskey cocktails made with simple ingredeints and herbs from your summer garden.
Grab your ripe stone fruits and mix up this slightly frozen peach limeade with a splash of bourbon or rum.
Make a few refreshing cocktails all with cucumbers as the key ingredient, sliced, ribboned, juiced, or infused, they offer a cool twist for the hot months.
This sparkling Brazilian-inspired pineapple and mint drink is perfect with grilled meats as a summer party beverage.
Fresh lemonade is all that is lovely about summer. Learn to infuse this favorite with the best fruits and your nostalgic homespun joy will increase twofold.
Let this cool drink bursting with bright, fresh fruit wash over you and refresh at your next weekend brunch.
Celebrate National Watermelon Day by boozing with this summer fruit favorite.