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Madame George Forgotten Borough Genever Sour

Forgotten Borough: A Genever Sour

Cantaloupe Paloma

Cantaloupe Paloma

Garden Gin & Tonic

Tropical tequila cocktail: Horse With No Name Accomplice Bar

Horse With No Name: A Tropical Tequila Cocktail

Root beer popcorn cookie sandwiches

Root Beer Popcorn Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ojos Verdes spicy margarita

Ojos Verdes Spicy Margarita

Belles Beach House Main Squeeze tropical cocktail

Main Squeeze From Belles Beach House

Anchorage Silius Goes East batched gin cocktail

Silius Goes East: Batched Gin Cocktail

lemongrass coconut iced herbal tea bricia lopez

Lemongrass and Coconut Iced Herbal Tea

Dante NYC Sbagliato Sicilia

Dante NYC’s Sbagliato Sicilia

Albert's Itty Bitty Pretty Martini

Itty Bitty Pretty from Albert’s Bar

Sorrento Sun from Sorelle mezcal margarita

Sorrento Sun: A Mezcal Margarita

Caribbean Blue John deBary

Caribbean Blue From John deBary

spirit-free painkiller from The Mothership

The Mothership’s Spirit-Free Painkiller

banana coconut sundae

Banana Coconut Sundae

Caribbean Parachute rum highball

Caribbean Parachute: A Rum Highball

Queen of the Rodeo White Limozeen vodka cocktail Cosmopolitan riff

Queen of the Rodeo: A Cosmo Recipe

Palm Desert Date Shake from Pacific Standard Portland

Palm Desert Date Shake from Pacific Standard

Paper Crane Paper Plane riff

Paper Crane: A Paper Plane Cocktail Variation

Sang Amer tequila aperitif cocktail

Sang Amer: A Tequila Aperitif Cocktail

Big in Japan by Fandi Mata

Big in Japan from Fandi Mata

Cash & Prizes rye highball

Cash and Prizes by Nick Kokonas

El Cantinero spicy agave cocktail mezcal or tequila Little Rascal in Brooklyn

El Cantinero: A Spicy Agave Cocktail

Manor Bar Whiskey Sea

The Manor Bar’s The Whiskey Sea

Bossäm With Riesling Ssäm Sauce

Bossäm With Riesling Ssäm Sauce

Mountain Moonshine

Mountain Moonshine

Rhymes with Orange smoky Manhattan

Rhymes With Orange: A Smoky Manhattan

Molasses Ice Cream Sandwiches

Molasses Cookies With Bourbon Ice Cream

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly mezcal and amaro highball from Julep Houston

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: An Amaro Highball

Rain Delay from Dreamland rye sherry banana cocktail

Rain Delay from Dreamland

Mushroom Sour alcohol-free spirit-free drink

Mushroom Sour: A Spirit-Free Recipe

Stewed artichokes with mozzarella

Stewed Artichokes with Mozzarella

Accomplice Bar's Take a Hike

Take a Hike from Accomplice Bar

Maison Premiere Bloody Mary

Maison Premiere’s Bloody Mary

Death & Co high-proof rye whiskey cocktail

Coastal Connections from Death & Co Denver

Guinness Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

Martinis Los Angeles: Big Bar Kirk's Gibson Grilled Onion Martini

Kirk’s Gibson: A Grilled Onion Martini

Poblano Colada

Poblano Colada

Stone Fence Cocktail

Rye whiskey cocktail

Le Fatigue: A Rye Whiskey Cocktail

She Only Wears Green gin cocktail from Cleveland's Jaja

She Only Wears Green: A Gin Cocktail

Midnight Marauder No. 2: A Whiskey Cocktail

Oolong tea flan with brown sugar caramel by Rahanna Bisseret Martinez

Oolong Tea Flan With Brown Sugar Caramel

Pegu Club

Pegu Club Cocktail

Deckside Derby whiskey cocktail

Deckside Derby: A Rye Whiskey Cocktail

Blyth & Burrows' Foreign Exchange pisco carrot cocktail

Foreign Exchange: A Pisco Cocktail

Jules Gutierrez's Feliz Ponche

Jules Gutierrez’s Feliz Ponche

Wild Fashion from Wild Denver

Wild Fashion by The Wild Denver

The Danforth's Martini: The Monorail

The Danforth’s Monorail Martini

Meyer lemon mint shrub

Meyer Lemon & Mint Shrub Recipe

Chamomile-infused tequila cocktail: The Birds and the Bees

The Birds and the Bees: A Chamomile-Infused Tequila Cocktail

low-proof shandy Late to the Party

Late to the Party: A Low-Proof Shandy Recipe

True Brew Coffee Cocktail

True Brew: A Coffee Cocktail

Lady Jane Chai Town Boulevardier riff

Chai Town: A Malört Cocktail

Little Sister tomato soju cocktail

Little Sister: A Tomato Soju Cocktail

Boulevardier Riff: Shade Thrower

Shade Thrower: A Boulevardier Variation

Ajua Fresca by Chuntikis Julio "Jules" Gutierrez

Chuntikis’ Ajua’ Fresca

Blank Slate nonalcoholic vacation drink

Blank Slate’s Spirit-Free Vacation Drink

Same Same but Virgin spirit-free drink

Same Same but Virgin: A Spirit-Free Drink

Milady's Martini

Milady’s Martini by Julie Reiner

Agave Gracias by Christine Wiseman

Agave Gracias

spatchcock chicken by Tanya Holland

Sweet Tea and Molasses–Brined Spatchcock Chicken

Whiskey cocktail: Fools and Horses Before the War

Fools & Horses’ Before the War Whiskey Cocktail

Violet Hour Polka Dot white Negroni riff by Toby Maloney

The Violet Hour’s Polka Dot White Negroni Riff

Old Fashioned riff: Church Mass Appeal

Church’s Mass Appeal: An Old Fashioned Riff

Provence Martini: dirty martini by Camphor

Provence Martini

Amazake Swizzle nonalcoholic Austin Hennelly

The Amazake Swizzle by Austin Hennelly


Toronto Cocktail

Refuge Greenhorn cocktail

Refuge’s Greenhorn: A Tequila and Midori Cocktail

Butterscotch Den Old Fashioned

Butterscotch Den Old Fashioned

Josh Ibanez's Long Story Short tropical martini

Josh Ibañez’s Long Story Short

Pacific Standard Seville Orange Sour

Pacific Standard’s Seville Orange Sour

Appetizer al'Italienne

Appetizer à l’Italienne

Good Lion Magic Walnut Ride low-ABV Negroni

Magic Walnut Ride: A Nightcap Recipe

Mezchine Head tropical mezcal cocktail

Mezchine Head: A Tropical Mezcal Cocktail

Seasonal Milk Punch

Winter Milk Punch


Grinchhopper: A Grasshopper Recipe

Pebble Bar Night Train

Night Train: A Bitter Manhattan Recipe

Dashi Winter Martini from Overstory

Overstory’s Dashi Martini

Bitter Pop low-proof holiday highball

Bitter Pop: A Low-Proof Holiday Highball

Beer Me Up Scotty sessionable Mai Tai

Beer Me Up Scotty: A Mai Tai Riff

The Situation Swizzle

The Situation: Queen’s Park Swizzle Riff

Eggnog cake with bourbon cream

Eggnog Cake With Bourbon Cream

Cure Chamomile Kilt

Chamomile Kilt: A Scotch Cocktail

Teardrop Lounge's Dark Side

Teardrop Lounge’s Dark Side

Joshua M. Bernstein Updated Complete Beer Course


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Imbibe contributing editor Joshua Bernstein talks about the new edition of his best-selling book and the ever-changing beer world.

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Seasonal Recipes


El Pirata Michelada

A tropically inspired cocktail with pineapple purée and Mexican lager.
Endless Spring strawberry cocktail

Endless Spring: A Low-ABV Cocktail

This simple low-proof sipper is an easy-drinking delight.
Match and Lemon Posset Tarts

Matcha & Lemon Posset Tarts

Matcha tarts evoke the grassy, green goodness of spring.

FIG’s Bee’s Knees Riff

Bärenjäger and Drambuie bring warmth and spice to this twist on the classic.

Low-Alcohol Cocktail: Clean Slate

A punchy mix of sherry, bianco vermouth, Salers and bitters.
homemade limoncello recipe

Homemade Limoncello

Limoncello has been popular in the citrus-growing regions along Italy’s Amalfi coast for more than a century.

Parasol: A Banana Daiquiri Riff

Pineapple brightens this simple Daiquiri variation.
Black Tea Blondies with Caramel Swirl

Black Tea Blondies With Caramel Swirl

A beloved sweet treat goes beyond the basic.
Strawberry Pina Colada

Strawberry Piña Colada

An extra-fruity and decadent twist on the classic.

The Fool Aperitivo

Put a little spring in your step with this pineapple and rhubarb cocktail.
Death Valley

Death Valley: An Absinthe Highball

The Death in the Afternoon gets a Ranch Water treatment.
sherry cobbler

Burnt Orange Sherry Cobbler

A sherry cobbler that gets an extra boost of Japanese whisky.
New Orleans Chicory Cold Brew Coffee

New Orleans Chicory Cold Brew

A creamy crowd-pleasing cold brew.
Sakura Martini

Sakura Martini from Bar Goto

An elegant take on the classic.
Black Mountain Coffee cocktail

Black Mountain Coffee: A Cold-Brew Cocktail

An extra-rich take on Irish Coffee.
Tonic Cocktail

Tonic Cocktail: Green Goddess

A sweet and savory cocktail brightened with tonic water. 
pistachio orgeat

Homemade Pistachio Orgeat

Unlike almond-based orgeat, pistachios add a different complexity and flavor to the syrup.
Kiss From a Rosé Frosé

Kiss From a Rosé: A Frosé Cocktail

No frozen drink machine required.
One Bottle Cocktail

One Bottle Cocktail: Gin Rocket

Muddled arugula gives this gimlet riff a verdant color and peppery bite.
Sunset Vibes grapefruit vodka cocktail Chez Nick

Sunset Vibes: A Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail

Summer in a glass.
Rosado sangria

Sangria Rosado

The ultimate summer sangria.
Yacht Club Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

A blended drink bursting with strawberries.
Gin & Tonic Cake

Gin and Tonic Cake

The spirit of a classic highball in a show-stopping cake.
Cio-Notto Highball

Cio-Notto: Italian Highball

Spicy bitterness with a bright bite.

Coffee Lemonade

An unexpectedly delicious flavor duo.

Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company Guava Lemonade


Natalie's Guava Lemonade

Sweet, aromatic guava balances perfectly with tart lemonade in this refreshing summer blend.

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Classic Cocktail Recipes

20th century cocktail

20th Century

A classic gin cocktail named after the 20th Century Limited express passenger train.

Affinity Cocktail

A classic scotch cocktail gets a modern update.

A La Louisiane

A rye-forward take on a New Orleans gem.
Classic Alaska Cocktail Recipe

Alaska Cocktail

A three-ingredient classic to add to your cocktail repertoire.
amaretto sour

Amaretto Sour

A 1970's-era classic that has flowed in and out of favor through the years.

Bee's Knees

A simple refresher.
bijou cocktail

Bijou Cocktail Recipe

A crisp and rich vintage classic.
Blackthorn Cocktail

Blackthorn Cocktail

One of the few classic cocktails to highlight Irish whiskey.

Boulevardier Cocktail

A relative of the Negroni, the Boulvardier subs in bourbon for gin.
brandy crusta

Brandy Crusta

The classic recipe gets an extra layer of flavor.
campden cocktail

Campden Cocktail

A resurrected treasure from The Savoy Cocktail Book.


Dry vermouth defines this classic riff.
Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2

A classic cocktail with a name that could wake the dead.

Fourth Regiment Cocktail

A classic that takes notes from the standard Manhattan recipe.
grasshopper cocktail recipe


How they make the classic at its New Orleans birthplace.
Irish coffee

Irish Coffee

A classic winter warmer.
last word cocktail

Last Word Cocktail

A Prohibition-era cocktail that's easy to assemble but hard to forget.
Lincoln Club Cup

Lincoln Club Cup

A classic sparkling sherry and brandy cocktail that's perfect for summer sipping.
Little Egypt Cocktail

Little Egypt Cocktail

A little-known classic featuring sherry, vermouth and bitters.
Mai Tai

Mai Tai Recipe

Jeff "Beachbum" Berry's adaptation of the classic.
Manhattan cocktail


The quintessential three-ingredient recipe.


One of the world's most refreshing cocktails.

Martini Cocktail 1888

A little-known gem worth discovering.

Millionaire Cocktail

This rendition of the classic features a fruity medley of rum, apricot, and sloe gin.
negroni recipe


The iconic equal-parts mix of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth.
new york cocktail

New York Cocktail

A cocktail worthy of Gotham's pace.
Old Pal Cocktail

Old Pal Cocktail

A classic that'll charm you with its equal-parts magic. 
pearl diver

Pearl Diver Cocktail Recipe

Beachbum Berry reveals the secret recipe for this 1950s-era tiki classic.
Remember the Maine

Remember the Maine

A rich whiskey cocktail from the 1930s.

Rob Roy

The Manhattan meets scotch.
saturn cocktail

Saturn Cocktail

One of tiki's most famous gin cocktails made with a lighter, more floral orgeat.


An enduring combo of whiskey, bitters and absinthe.
Negroni Sbagliato


A bright and bubbly variation on the classic.
Sidecar cocktail


One minor tweak balances out this classic.
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling

A classic gin sling.

Toronto Cocktail

This historic cocktail finds a delicious balance between two bold ingredients.
Turf Club Cocktail

Turf Club Cocktail

A deliciously balanced predecessor to the Martini.
twelve mile limit cocktail

Twelve Mile Limit

A Prohibition-era cocktail worth revisiting.

White Lady Cocktail

A gin-based classic.

Widow’s Kiss Cocktail

A beguiling take on a classic recipe.

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