No. 46: November/December 2013




    Pins ‘n’ Needles, Tippler Hot Toddy, The American Hot Toddy, Grandpa’s Toddy, Für Peter, Feuerzangenbowle, Czech 75, Chef’s Breakfast, Wakeman’s Air, Holly Thistle, Figgy Tonic, Santa’s Little Helper, Garza’s Winter Blanket, Northern Lights, Sinterklaas, Strato, Spiced Nog Flip, Don’t Kill My Vibe, Chancleta Vieja


    Champagne Gelée, Cranberry Bitters

    Bonus Articles

    Even more gift ideas for your favorite imbibers. Read More »

    Your ultimate holiday food and wine pairing guide. Read More »

    Decoding the solera process. Read More »

    Best coffee in Miami. Read More »

    More brown ales we love. Read More »

    Six great punch recipes. Read More »

    St. John Frizell introduces Charles H. Baker’s newly re-released tome. Read More »

    Download our DIY bottle tags, perfect for gifting your next batch of bitters.

    A Q&A with Wyoming Whiskey Master Distiller Steve Nally. Read More »

    How to make your own beer Advent calendar. Read More »


    Winter Wonderland

    Get cozy with eight inspired takes on traditional holiday cocktails.

    Holiday Gift Guide

    50 Imbibe-approved gifts for everyone on your “nice” list.

    12 Corks a Popping

    How to put together the perfect mixed case for the holiday season.

    Of a Certain Age

    Inspired by sherry and port producers, craft brewers are using the solera process to create timeless vintages.

    Slow Jam

    Flavor-packed and naturally sweet, barrel-conditioned coffees are the ultimate winter warmers. Read More »

    Miami's New Vice

    America’s southernmost metropolis finally gets a cocktail scene to call its own. Read More »



    A wintry Alpine liqueur, new European aperitifs, hot toddies three ways, and dessert maestro David Lebovitz on what to drink with sweets, his go-to wines for entertaining and cocktails in Paris.

    Old Fashioned

    David Wondrich invokes a European holiday tradition with the flaming Feuerzangenbowle.

    Taste Test

    Brown ales that satisfy throughout the season.


    Our picks for party-ready punch bowls.


    Becherovka delivers a dose of sweetness and spice to winter cocktails.


    In life and behind the bar, St. John Frizell follows in the roving footsteps of a legendary cocktail writer. Read More »

    Mix It Up

    DIY cranberry bitters add a little snap to holiday gifting.

    Scene Scout

    Far from the distractions of city life, Jackson, Wyoming, offers imbibers a picturesque place to sip and unwind.


    Make your holiday table sparkle with a festive Champagne dessert.


    A grown-up Advent calendar rekindles the joy of the season.