Cocktails & Spirits

The Best Agave Based Cocktails

This summer agave based cocktail roundup will give you plenty many ideas to keep everyone…

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Agave Cocktail Series: Classic Margarita by Rita Cantina’s Adam Miller

The classic margarita, one of the most popular cocktails in the world, is thought to…

Agave Cocktail Series: ¡Qué Padre! Tequila Cocktail

This poppy-hued drink from Jeff Savage, Head Bartender at Botanist Bar in Vancouver is unique,…

Pepino Margarita
Agave Cocktail Series: Pepino Margarita by Yard House Times Square

Courtesy of the team at Yard House Times Square the Pepino Margarita is a refreshing,…

Pineapple Punch Bowl
Agave Cocktail Series: Percheron’s Pineapple Punch Bowl

Created by Shel Buhler, Brand Director Aparium Hotels, this pineapple punch bowl is sure to…

Spicy Margarita by Jorsand Diaz, Beverage Director of Ensenada ( Brooklyn, NY) 
Agave Cocktail Series: Ensenada’s Spicy Margarita

Created by Jorsand Diaz, Beverage Director of Ensenada, this  is a flavorful twist on the classic…

Citrus Fizz by Christopher Reyes, Partner of Aldama (Brooklyn, NY)
Agave Cocktail Series: Aldama’s Citrus Fizz

Created by Christopher Reyes of Aldama the citrus fizz is a perfect summer sipper. It combines…

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Agave Cocktail Series: Mr. Flores

Made with tequila, chartreuse, lime, and lots of shiso, Mr. Flores is a beautiful, bright,…

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Agave Cocktail Series: Raffa’s Remedy

Think of tequila cocktails, and the Margarita is first to come to mind. It’s arguably…

Get in the Spirit of Sonoma

With over 450 wineries spread throughout Sonoma County, most oenophiles travel to this picturesque town…

How Doña Vega Mezcal Founder Turned Passion Into Mexico’s Modern Spirit

Doña Vega Mezcal started as a passion project and has blossomed into a full-fledged business…

Mulled Wine Infused with 100 Proof Vodka

In summer its margaritas, in the fall pumpkin spice lattes, in the holiday season, its…

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Japanese Spirited Cocktails to Make for the Olympics

The COVID-19 put a spoke in everyone’s wheel, including the 2020 Summer Olympics. But fear…

How Three Tequila and Mezcal Making Families are Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is a deeply spiritual family Holiday in Mexican culture, and it…

Paloma Tequila Cocktail

Fresh, packing a punch, and oh so pretty. The Paloma cocktail is definitely one of…

Mezcal Mule

A deliciously refreshing mezcal cocktail that combines the freshness of lemon juice, spiced notes of…

The Jalapeño Avocado Margarita

Looking to upgrade your Margarita game? Of course you are (who isn’t?)! Look no further…

A Rosé Cocktail Inspired by the Warm Glows of Summer

A beautiful marriage of sunflower seeds, bell peppers, coconut milk, and the strawberry flavors of…

Undeniably Tasty 4th of July Drink Recipes and Pairings

Experts share their undeniably tasty 4th of July drink recipes! Along with tips for easy…

2 New Sophisticated Lounges Elevate the Midtown Manhattan Bar Scene

Two new bars have opened in Gotham that are both befitting of a lounge that…

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The Gold Room Makes a Grand Debut at the Lotte Palace

Gilt ceilings cascade throughout the cocktail room located on the second floor at the Lotte…

5 Festive Cocktails Giving Us Serious Holiday Vibes

So…have you finished all of your holiday shopping? Are you prepped for your seasonal parties?…

5 Cocktails We’re Craving this Fall

Some of our favorite flavors are featured in autumn—and no, we’re not talking about pumpkin…

Bésame from Steamboat Springs, Colorado gets fancy at NYC’s James Beard House

It had been sometime since I had attended a dinner at the James Beard House.…

BERTOUX Brandy Launches Inaugural “Brandy Salon” with Cocktails and Conversation

BERTOUX Brandy just celebrated its first anniversary, and to mark the occasion, a panel of…

Signature Summer Cocktails to Celebrate and Bid the Steamy Season Farewell

With the dog days of summer coming to an end, a celebratory bash is mandatory…

Health-Ade Kombucha Tropical Mojito Punch

Detox while you retox summer style with this Mojito cocktail twist made with Health-Ade’s newest…

Upgrade for UPRIGHT – West Village Brew House Revamps

There are a couple of things you can be certain of when visiting the West…

Mixologist-Approved Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Especially known for its relationship with salt and lime, playing a major role in the…

Sip On These Cocktails for National Tequila Day

From sweet to spicy to smoky and everything in between, these New York based restaurants…

Tequila Paletas

All the adults at the part are going to love these tequila paletas. The perfect way to cool down this summer.

Fourth of July Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Fourth of July is right around the corner which means there is some sort of…

Sensory Tease on the Celebrity EDGE Cruise line

Tired of the stress of trying to plan a vacation with all the changing variables such as where to go, what to do, where to eat? The release of the cruise line ship Celebrity EDGE takes away those variable by providing the ultimate desired experience for the five senses.

New York Rooftops to Visit This Summer

Beaming bright blue skies are shining on the Big Apple and bringing the long awaited summer season. Welcome to rooftop season in New York City. Here are the best rooftops to visit this summer.

Memorial Day Cocktail: Waterloo Pineapple Fizz

Celebrate the warm weekends ahead with this refreshing Waterloo Pineapple Fizz.

Skylark: Midtown’s New Spot for Lodging, Tapas, Cocktails And More

Skylark is a beautiful cocktail lounge in the heart of Midtown East offering reasonably priced high-end cocktails and bites.

Strawberries and Bourbon Cream Cocktail

We’re jumping headfirst into berry season with this refreshing strawberries and bourbon cream cocktail.

Refreshing Watermelon Margaritas

These refreshing watermelon margaritas are about to be the drink of the summer.

3 Cocktails Designed with Cinco de Mayo in Mind

May 5th is on the way, which means Mexican spirits and drinks will be front and center at restaurants and bars around the country. For some inspiring cocktails that are both enticing on the palate and Instagram worthy for your feed, we turned to two top venues in NYC.

Bartender Adam Gamboa Makes a Mean Mocktail and You Can Too

Lead Bartender Adam Gamboa has perfected the alcohol-free Negroni. Why? Because sometimes you can’t or don’t want to have a spiked drink, but you still miss the flavors of a good cocktail. Check out some tips for making a mean mocktail.

Refreshing Bourbon Cocktails for Kentucky Derby Weekend

Celebrate the coming Kentucky Derby Weekend with these refreshing Bourbon Cocktails.

Perfect Cocktail and Taco Pairings

Cinco de Mayo is a perfect, although unnecessary, excuse to drink cocktails and eat tacos. Check out these perfect cocktail and taco pairings that will make you tastebuds sing.

Fall for Disaronno with these Easy Cocktails

Smooth and nutty, here’s why you should try Disaronno, if you haven’t already. Check out these easy and delicious cocktail with the Italian amaretto beverage.

Two Juicy Gin Cocktails Perfect for Spring

Awaken your taste buds and celebrate the new spring season bursting with fresh fruits and juices. Cheers to the warmer weather and longer days with these refreshing gin cocktails. They’re light, bright and juicy.

Where Elegance and Tranquility Meet: The Conrad Dublin

Twenty minutes from Dublin’s Airport, The award-winning Conrad Dublin is centrally located offering elegant accommodations while staying in Dublin.

Pop-up Proves Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day…Even Bars!

Non-Irish bars are getting in the spirit of St. Paddy’s Day with pop-up offerings inspired by traditional Irish bar food and Tullamore D.E.W. Whiskey.

Top Chef and Sara Bradley Puts All Eyes on Lexington

Top Chef contestant Sara Bradley grabs a spot in the finals in Lexington drawing quite a bit of attention to her home state of Kentucky.

Skip the Green Beer: Festive St. Patrick’s Day Drinks (No Food Coloring Needed)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with these green-hued or Irish-themed liquor or beer cocktails that are refreshing and call for no green food coloring.

The Best Mushroom Cocktails: Mushroom Cocktails? Oh Yes, They’re Good.

Mushroom cocktails are ACTUALLY a thing. Don’t know it before you try it. Mushroom broths and more have been showing up in cocktails, coffee and tea. Here are some of the best creations.

Kentucky Bourbon Coffee Cocktail

An easy to make, creamy and smooth Kentucky Bourbon Coffee Cocktail recipe, perfect to enjoy with friends.

How to Order a Cocktail: Tips from Bar Experts

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.

Grab the Tequila! Drinks to Celebrate National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day is coming up on Friday, February 22nd. Get ready to celebrate with these fun twists on the tequila drink. Choose the cocktail that fits your taste and cheers to the well-loved margarita!

Bitter Valentine: Festive Tequila Cocktail

Not feeling uber romantic? Make yourself a nice drink and sip on this Bitter Valentine cocktail. It’s made with tequila, is a festive hue, and is more satisfying than an overpriced meal at a mediocre restaurant.

The Ultimate Spirits and Chocolate Pairings for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are looking for decadent gift ideas or want to treat your Valentine to a chocolate pairing date night at home, this ultimate spirits and chocolate pairings guide is for you.

Seductive Sips: Cocktails for Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day

Evoking a romantic evening for two or a fun party with friends, these festive cocktails are perfect for all of your Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Winning Super Bowl Sips

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just for drinking beer. Whip up a big batch of these winning Super Bowl sips to serve to a crowd. They’re the perfect cocktails to go with salty or spicy snacks. Or, pair one of these wines with your food spread.

Teas and Tea Cocktails to Drink During Flu Season

No one wants to get sick. Protect yourself with warm, cozy teas and tea cocktails that are perfect for flu season and all of winter.

Snow Day Treat: Tex-Mex Hot Chocolate

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!

Ring in the New Year with Punch Bowls

Mix up one big bowl of punch to serve on New Year’s Eve instead of spending time shaking together a cocktail for each of your friends. Set out a bucket of ice, festive glasses, the big-batch punch cocktail and a bottle of bubbles for the traditionalists. We’re ready for you 2019!

Warm Winter Mull with Gin

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!

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