No. 27: September/October 2010

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    Recipes

    Cocktails

    Stars Fell on Alabama, Indispensable Cocktail a la Gibson, Blackforest Cider, Waltzing With Vincent Price, Saffron-Limoncello Shandy, Trinidad Sour, Alaska Cocktail, Red Ant, Philly Sling, Señor Arroyo, Mortal Sunset, Homemade Amaretto, Sinister Proposal

    Cravings

    Sage and Bourbon Whiskey Sausage with Cherry Tomato Chutney

    How-to

    Peach Amaretto

    Features

    Your Ultimate Seasonal Beer Guide

    From fall to spring, the 50 best brews for every season.

    Bittersweet Symphony

    Fruits, herbs and roots combine in an ever-widening array of cocktail tinctures. Read More »

    Capital Gains

    In Washington, D.C., the cocktails are as interesting as the politics. Read More »

    Blending In

    Mixing up a custom blend of tea is easier than you might think.

    Slow Ride

    Bike your way through some of America’s best wine regions. Read More »

    Departments

    Uncorked

    Orange wine, Irish coffee, our favorite things and culinary bad boy Anthony Bourdain.

    Dr. Cocktail

    Moonshine and stars combine for the perfect Indian summer sipper.

    Distilled

    To decant or not to decant? Our experts fill you in.

    Taste-Test

    Find out which fino sherries make the cut.

    Gear

    When it comes to tampers, it’s all about the fit.

    Elements

    Apple cider is cropping up in a bushel of cocktails. Read More »

    Characters

    Brewer Dann Paquette makes his fairy tale dreams come true.

    Mix It Up

    How to make your own amaretto.

    Scene Scout

    Coffee goes omakase at Modesto, California’s newest café.

    Cravings

    Bourbon-spiked sausages you can make at home.

    Quench

    The history of Curaçao liqueur mirrors the history of the island itself.