Punny name. Serious drink.
The recipe for the Blood and Sand first appeared in print in Harry Craddock’s 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. It's a complex combination of fruity and smoky, and a cinch to make with just four ingredients of identical proportions. Try it yourself with the fool-proof recipe below.
Introduced by San Francisco bartender Jon Santer in the early 2000s, the Revolver is locked and loaded with the spicy bite of rye-heavy Bulleit Bourbon and a slug of coffee liqueur. Orange bitters lend subtle brightness to that dark and mysterious duo. Go ahead and pull the trigger.
A strong whiskey concoction and a fizzy lemon-juice mix combine in an elegant dance.
A long name for a simple drink.
A really good tequila can make a really good Martini.
Jamaica meets Italy in this powerful combination of rum, vermouth and Aperol.
When unexpected guests arrive at the door, there’s no easier party punch than Last-Minute Mulled Wine. Got a bottle of red wine lying around? Spike it with warm pantry spices like cinnamon and star anise, then amp up the flavor even further with a splash of bourbon or brandy. That’s how you capture the holidays in a mug.
This cocktail has so much flavor you won't miss the alcohol.
St Patrick’s Day is around the corner. Start preparing now.
The Old Fashioned cocktail is old-school but never out of fashion.
This simple but delicious creation is packed with fruit flavor.
This complex Scotch drink inspires reverence.
This complex cocktail will set your heart aflame.
This provocatively-named cocktail dates back to Prohibition and amps up the classic Sidecar formula with an extra glug of rum. Don’t turn your back on the Between the Sheets—it may seem charming at first sip, but its double dose of spirits can easily sneak up on you.
This is one ride you'll gladly give up the wheel for. The classic Sidecar is one of the few great things to come out of the unfortunate era of Prohibition. It's part of the famous group of cocktails known as sours, but it's sweet enough that you'll have no trouble guzzling down a handful of them in no time at all.
This tasty and simple recipe will never go out of style.
Shrunken head not included.
This St-Germain and bourbon drink will always be trendy.
The deep, caramel sweetness of a good balsamic vinegar matches beautifully with aged cognac.
Challenge your palate with this complex Italian cocktail.
This calvados cocktail was created in honor of Princess Mary’s 1922 wedding.
Every day is a holiday with this fizzy, fruity vodka punch.
It only takes one ingredient to make this classic a perfect ten. Tanqueray No. Ten is distilled with whole citrus instead of dried citrus peel, and includes grapefruit, orange and lime, along with juniper, coriander and a hint of chamomile. Don’t forget the perfect garnish to match: a grapefruit twist.
This rum punch plays off cold-brew coffee’s bright orange-peel and spice flavors.
Break out the bubbly and the pineapple juice for a tasty Champagne Cobbler.
The Improved Holland Gin Cock-Tail is an old-school recipe from mixology legend Jerry Thomas.
All that fruit is good for you; have another glass of this delicious White Sangria.
Ketel One Vodka with grapefruit juice and orange liqueur. Hold the adding machine.
Let this Scandinavian Glögg warm you to the core.
Giving thanks has never been easier.
The most important meal of the day just got a whole lot more fun.
This old-school Martini goes heavy on the vermouth.