No. 26: July/August 2010

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    Recipes

    Cocktails

    Watermelon-Mint Agua Fresca, Melon Mojo, Rye, Kinsey Report, Minted Raspberry Tea, The Olympic Cocktail, The Smoked Palomino, Tao of Pooh, Sorbet in the Sun, My Thai, Soirée a La Rochelle, Basil Smash, Pretty in Pink, Artemis Flower, Devil’s Haircut, Cheater Tin Julep, Ms. Dolores Erickson Reviver #1, Tequila & Sage Smash, Los Angeles Cocktail, Poblano Escobar, Sage Heaven, Kentucky Fix, Thai Iced Coffee, Horchata Boracha, Ayran

    Cravings

    Yakitori Chicken Skewers

    How-to

    Horchata

    Features

    Get Fresh

    Summery herb-infused cocktails are a tonic for all the senses.

    Flavor of the Month

    The latest breeds of hops are putting a refreshing spin on beer. Read More »

    A Star Is Re-Born

    At last, L.A.’s cocktail renaissance is in full swing. Read More »

    Summer Buzz

    Get your coffee fix all summer long with 10 java-spiked recipes.

    Swing Low

    Summery wines that don’t pack an alcohol punch.

    Departments

    Uncorked

    A versatile corkscrew, tangy beer mustard and refreshing mocktail recipes just in time for your next picnic.

    Dr. Cocktail

    You know the Sidecar. Now meet its sister, The Olympian.

    Distilled

    Need a cask to age spirits? Not sure where to get passion fruit? Our experts fill you in.

    Taste-Test

    Which cream soda hits the sweet spot?

    Gear

    For the best iced coffee, brew it cold.

    Elements

    Go cuckoo for coconut in your next cocktail. Read More »

    Characters

    Erik Ellestad breathes new life into The Savoy Cocktail Book.

    Mix It Up

    How to make your own horchata.

    Scene Scout

    San Diego gets a taste of New York with its first speakeasy.

    Cravings

    For finger-licking-good chicken skewers, just add saké.

    Quench

    How a Turkish yogurt drink opened one writer’s mind.