Archive for Simon Ford

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Piña Colada

By A tropical classic that evokes the thought of paradise with every sip, nothing says vacation like a Piña Colada. So whether you're on a bright sunny beach or just feel like pretending you are, this is the cocktail fro you. By the way, getting caught in the rain is not required.
Lagerita - Beer Cocktail

Lagerita

By Add a light Mexican beer to get a super-refreshing Margarita.
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Vesper

By Pay tribute to 007 by mixing up his signature Vesper cocktail. The drink first appeared in Ian Fleming's 1953 novel Casino Royale when Bond asked for "Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?"
Gimlet - Gin Cocktail

Gimlet

By Who says medicine can't taste amazing? This essential cocktail was created for sailors as a way to prevent scurvy. It didn't take long to realize that this preventative drink was also delicious. While scurvy may be of the past, it seems like this tart tipple is here to stay.
FA - One for the Road - Miami

One for the Road: Miami

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Miami and finds some of Florida’s best watering holes.
B-52 - Mixed Cocktail

B-52

By Believed to have originated in the 1970 by a bartender and fan of the iconic band, the B-52 is classic guilty pleasure armed with three liqueurs. Make this layered shooter in seconds and impress all your friends.
Connaught Bar — London Bar Guide

One for the Road: Modern London

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in London and finds some of the United Kingdom’s best watering holes.
Houston Bar Guide

One for the Road: Houston

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Houston and finds some of Texas’ best watering holes.
White Bat - Rum Cocktail

White Bat

By There is no shame in drinking this guilty pleasure.

Alabama Slammer

By No one knows who invented the Alabama Slammer, but legend has it that the colorful cocktail was first shaken at the University of Alabama in 1975. The sweet mix of SoCo, sloe gin, amaretto and orange juice is supposedly the signature drink of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.
The President - Rum Cocktail

El Presidente

By Hail to the chief and mix up El Presidente cocktail.
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One for the Road: Classic London

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in London and finds some of the United Kingdom’s best watering holes.
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One for the Road: Prague

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Prague and finds some of Central Europe’s best watering holes.
Roosevelt Cocktail - Rum Cocktail

Roosevelt

By Channel the original Rough Rider with this rum cocktail.
Lincoln Club Cooler - Rum Cocktail

Lincoln Club Cooler

By After a few sips you'll be begging to join.
Bolsa – Bars in Dallas

One for the Road: Dallas

By Cocktail hunter and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Dallas and finds some of Texas’ best watering holes.
Fig Bar — Charleston, NC

One for the Road: Charleston, S.C.

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Charleston and finds some of the South’s best watering holes.
Ricard Pastis (Traditional Serve)

Ricard (Traditional Serve)

By Enjoy the "milk of Marseille" the traditional French way.
Becharita - Tequila Cocktail

Becharita

By Introduce yourself to the complex Czech herbal liqueur Becherovka with this sweet-and-sour delight.
Door74 - Amsterdam Bar

Best Bars in Amsterdam

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Holland and finds some of Europe’s best watering holes.
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Clover Club

By This pre-Prohibition classic is one of Philadelphia’s contributions to mixological history.
Fairmont Pacific Rim Lobby Lounge - Vancouver Bar

Best Bars in Vancouver

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Vancouver and finds some of Canada’s best watering holes.
Aloha Bar, Moscow - Best Bars in Moscow

One for the Road: Moscow

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Moscow and finds some of Eastern Europe’s best watering holes.
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One for the Road: Shanghai

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Shanghai and finds some of Asia’s best watering holes.
The Union, Copenhagen - Best Bars in Copenhagen

One for the Road: Copenhagen

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Denmark’s capital and finds some of Scandinavia’s best watering holes.
The Drawing Room, Chicago - Best Bars in Chicago

One for the Road: Chicago

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in the Windy City and finds some of the country’s best watering holes.
Eastern Standard, Boston - Best Bars in Boston

One for the Road: Boston

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores the thriving bar scene in Beantown and finds some of the country’s best watering holes.
The Pink Gin Cocktail - Red Cocktails

In Defense of Red Cocktails

By Master bartender Simon Ford makes the case for why you should be drinking a crimson drink.
Mint and 820, Portland, Oregon - Best Bars in Portland

One for the Road: Portland, Oregon

By Cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores this thriving bar scene in the Pacific Northwest and finds some of the country’s most talented mixologists.
Lewers Lounge, Honolulu - Best Bars in Honolulu

One for the Road: Honolulu

By Talented bartender and cocktail hunter Simon Ford explores Hawaii’s burgeoning bar scene and finds more than just frosty tropical drinks.
Steuben's, Denver - Best Bars in Denver and Boulder

One for the Road: Denver and Boulder

By Get a Rocky Mountain high at these seven top Colorado bars.
Blender Cocktail - Frozen Cocktail Recipes

In Defense of Blender Cocktails

By Talented mixologist and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford explains why you should be making these frosty drinks.
Cure, New Orleans - Best New Orleans Bars

A Drinker’s Tour: New Orleans

By Talented bartender and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford shares nine favorite places to drink (and then recover) in the Big Easy.
Empire Room - Best New York City Bars

One for the Road: New York State of Mind

By The Big Apple’s new generation of fine cocktail bars.
Piña Colada - Guilty Pleasure Cocktails

Guilty Pleasures

By The drinks that bartenders make for themselves.
Apo, Philadelphia - Best Bars in Philadelphia

One for the Road: Philadelphia

By Philly’s historic bar scene dates back to the beginning of this country.
Vessel in Seattle - Best Bars in Seattle

One for the Road: Seattle’s Thriving Bar Scene

By From Pike Place to Belltown, the best places to drink.
Roosevelt Cocktail - Presidents Day Cocktails

President’s Day Cocktails

By Historic drinks for the long Presidents’ Day weekend.
Todd Thrasher at PX - Best Bars in Washington DC

One for the Road: Washington, D.C.

By Imbibe in the Beltway like a real Washington mover and shaker.
Bartender Pouring Cocktail - Top Los Angeles Bars

One for the Road: Los Angeles

By Los Angeles is once again a cocktail town.
The Irish Car Bomb - Whiskey Cocktail

The Irish Car Bomb

By Contrary to what most may believe, the Irish Car Bomb was actually created in Connecticut during the late 1970s. With the same formula as the popular Jäger Bomb, making an Irish Car Bomb is easy. Grab a pint and detonate this guilty pleasure.
Flaming Dr Pepper Shot - Rum Cocktail

Flaming Dr. Pepper Shot

By Please, have a fire extinguisher handy.