"Capturing the essence of lemon bars, our milk punch utilizes gorgeous winter citrus with fresh Meyer lemon juice, as well as a Meyer lemon baking spice oleo saccharum, graham-cracker-steeped organic whole milk, aged rum, amaro and liqueur,” says Anna Caporael, the general manager of Portland, Ore.’s Irving Street Kitchen, of this cocktail by lead bartender Joel Schmeck. “Plan to make this recipe during a rainy week and reward yourself at the weekend!"
This recipe originally appeared as part of “Eggnog Is Great. But This Holiday Season, Go for a Beautifully Clear Milk Punch.”
Most popular in western Europe, especially Germany, this two-ingredient beer cocktail is easy to make and refreshing.
Take your boozy lemonade to the next level.
Remember the old-timey hard lemon candy found in homes around the country? This cocktail is the adult equivalent of that childhood favorite. It combines citrus, orange liqueur and vodka for the perfect blend of tart and sweet.
This nutty lemonade cocktail is so good, you won't even notice it's liquor-free.
Once the mercury starts rising, it’s officially time to wheel out the lemonade. Since summer cocktails should be simple to stir together in the heat of the moment, there’s no better duo than Bulldog Gin and tart lemonade over ice.
What’s not to love about this fresh and fruity gin tipple?
Served in a Mason jar, this refresher is a summertime staple.
Get a taste of summer with this citrusy gin drink.
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?"
While the origin of this popular brunch cocktail is debatable, the Bloody Mary's staying power leaves no question. The Bloody Mary is a vodka-soaked nutritional breakfast and hangover cure all in one. What else can you want?
The Long Island Iced Tea is what happens when four different spirits collide to create one powerful drink. With a mysterious origin story, this potent drink will bring on the good times (and hangovers) for years to come.
The formula for a perfectly balanced glass of fall flavor? Smoky Scotch, sweet cider and tart lemon juice.
This Toddy is the perfect vehicle for Mister Katz’s Rock & Rye from New York Distilling Company. Combine the flavorful rye with honey syrup, lemon juice and bitters for a dram that will keep you warm all winter.
Craving gooey apple crisp? Create the drinkable version with a base of freshly-brewed English breakfast tea laced with lemon peel plus spicy ginger bourbon, apple slices and cinnamon.
This base of freshly-brewed Darjeeling tea spiked with hibiscus, strawberry and lemon peel is a bright match for vodka and cranberry bitters.
This cocktail combines blood orange and lemon oleo saccharum with gin and a little sherry to cut the sweetness.
Make a homemade sour mix with oleo saccharum and lemon juice to give this drink the punch it deserves.
Chicago cocktail consultant Revae Schneider is fond of anything with rum, lemon, maple syrup and a little bit of bitters, served warm. Set this fragrant punch on the stovetop before guests arrive and let the comforting scent waft as they walk in the door.
The origin of the Whiskey Sour dates back to over a century ago. A classic cocktail and a staple in the sour family of mixology, this drink will not leave any cocktail lover disappointed. Add egg white to add a rich, frothy texture to this sour and sweet tipple.
In this cocktail from all-star New York mixologist Naren Young, ZU pairs wonderfully with pear brandy, cider, fresh lemon juice and honey syrup. You'll crave this delightful drink on boiling hot afternoons.
Gin, lemon juice and honey create a buzz-worthy cocktail.
This cocktail combines spring flavors like lemon thyme, verjus and sugar snap peas.
Try this lemon twist on the classic Margarita, with an egg white for extra richness.
Bring out Irish whiskey's sweet side.
This Irish-whiskey Manhattan has a subtle anise note.
No reason vodka should have a monopoly on tomato-juice cocktails.
Homemade lemon-pumpkin soda is easy to prepare in just a few minutes and lends the Smashing Pumpkin fresh fall flavor. A base of aged rum and allspice liqueur add warming contrast, making this the perfect way to incorporate the season’s favorite squash in your cocktails.
She always leaves you wanting more.
Serve a big bowl of this festive mezcal concoction at your next party.
Get dizzy with this Averna and lemon cocktail.
An alliance of Irish and French spirits yields one delicious concoction.
Break out the bubbly and the pineapple juice for a tasty Champagne Cobbler.
Our take on the lemon juice and maple syrup detox craze has a special spirited twist.
You'll be begging for this Maker's Mark, maple syrup and beer cocktail.
A strong whiskey concoction and a fizzy lemon-juice mix combine in an elegant dance.
An elegant spin on the classic Whiskey Sour, the Kilbeggan Secret Sour uses Irish whiskey, lemon and grapefruit.
The Improved Holland Gin Cock-Tail is an old-school recipe from mixology legend Jerry Thomas.
Thai basil adds an irreplaceable accent to this vodka-and-ginger-ale concoction.
Celebrate the Scottish folk hero with the classic whisky-based Rob Roy cocktail. This recipe is similar to the beloved Manhattan, but uses Scotch instead of rye whiskey and orange bitters instead of aromatic bitters. The difference is delicious—try it for yourself.
Whiskey and spiced rum spike this fresh-fruit punch.
Mix tea with more than just hot water. Try this chamomile infused whiskey cocktail.
Appreciate vodka in a whole new light with this complex cherry-lemon-tea concoction.
Three different herb-infused spirits flavor this easy-to-make cocktail with complex flavors.
This tasty gin and citrus cocktail comes from master mixologist Sasha Petraske.
One of the earliest vodka-cocktail recipes created in the US, this simple tipple dates back to 1938.
Pucker up for this gin, Bénédictine and lemon juice combo.
The smallest state in the union is the namesake for this big-time tequila cocktail.
Sake isn't just for sipping. Try this spicy cocktail.
Try this summertime favorite with a bourbon punch.