For this white version of the classic Americano, bartender Tristan Willey mixes Suze, a gentian-based herbal apéritif from Switzerland, with Carpano Bianco, a lightly sweet, round white Italian vermouth. The resulting drink is fragrant and low-alcohol, perfect for day drinking.
For this slightly bitter and super refreshing drink, bartender Jeff Steiner uses Rainier beer (named for Seattle’s Mt. Rainier), which is a lager-style brew, but feel free to swap it out for your favorite lager.
The Canadian answer to the Bloody Mary, this vodka cocktail originally hails from the Calgary Inn, where it may be the only cocktail recipe inspired by a pasta dish.
Similar to Brazil’s famed Caipirinha but made with vodka in place of cachaça, this fresh, citrusy drink matches best with “a clean, neutral vodka with fruity, floral notes—something made from corn, wheat or mixed grain, something gentle,” according to bartender Tony Abou-Ganim.
This super easy vodka cocktail is popular with those trying to cut calories.
Every home bar should have a bottle of Lillet Blanc. And a glass of Lillet on the rocks makes for a perfect afternoon.
This classic vodka cocktail couldn’t be easier to make.
This mashup of a Michelada and Margarita is a big ¡a huevo! (or “hell, yeah”).
Mess up a Salty Dog with grapefruit beer and spicy seasoning salt, and you get a Bodega Dog.
The snap of ginger, the smoke of scotch, the King of Beers. These are odd but happy bedfellows in this cocktail.