There’s no easier way to drink RumChata than on the rocks.
Celebrate Derby Day year-round with the Mint Julep, a classic bourbon refresher.
While the Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in North America, its origins are shrouded in mystery. There are almost as many stories about who invented the margarita as there are margarita recipes. Some like them blended, others with a sweetener, but many argue the best margarita recipe is this classic one. Memorize it and you’ll never fail to impress.
Gin, cucumber and a Pop Rocks garnish.
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.
A tasty twist on a Brazilian classic.
This tequila, apple, grapefruit juice and ginger cocktail is no runner-up.
Ron would definitely approve.
To prepare a Rum Swizzle, it’s best to use an authentic swizzle stick. Real swizzle sticks are long stems snapped off a tree native to the Caribbean, and feature multiple prongs that stick out horizontally. When spun rapidly between your hands inside a cold cocktail, the swizzle stick will create a thick layer of frost on the outside of a glass—the sign of a perfect swizzle.
A three-note combination of creamy caramel, rich java and smooth vodka.
Fortify yourself with the Irish-whiskey-and-egg Gaelic Flip cocktail.
Toast the seasons with this tasty tequila cocktail.
Sake isn't just for sipping. Try this spicy cocktail.
A delicious mix of three spirits, pineapple, lime juice and, of course, ginger.
Drink like a blue blood for the evening.
A long name for a simple drink.
One of America’s earliest cocktails, the Sazerac is a homegrown New Orleans specialty. Peychaud’s Bitters are a key element and were created by Antoine Peychaud, a French Quarter pharmacist, who invented the cocktail in the 1830s. The Sazerac was originally made with cognac, but an insect epidemic destroyed many French vineyards and resulted in the lasting switch to rye whiskey.
Grand Marnier's Smash is so simple with only three ingredients but it's oh so refreshing.
The tasty ginger liqueur Domaine de Canton doesn't need much dressing up.
A transatlantic twist on the classic aperitif.
No leprechauns were hurt in the making of this recipe.
This sweet drink makes a strong case for using grape juice in cocktails.
According to cocktail historian David Wondrich, the Rusty Nail made its first appearance in 1937—and it wasn't long before it became a classic. Don't worry; there's no need for a tetanus shot after drinking one of these.
A little sour, a little sweet, a little fizzy and a lot of tequila.
The classic combination of gin, lime juice and simple syrup gets a fresh-produce boost in the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet. Swap out gin for vodka, add a little lemonade and you've got the ideal warm-weather cocktail.
Ketel One Vodka with grapefruit juice and orange liqueur. Hold the adding machine.
The icy bourbon Stone Sour is perfect for a hot summer night.
One part tequila and one part St-Germain. Simple but elegant.
Mix up the Americano on the Fourth of July or anytime the spirit moves you.
Tired of Margaritas? Try this simple tequila and pineapples juice cocktail.
The perfect companion on the road to enlightenment.
The cocktail is Sweden’s gift to you.
Sambuca instead of the traditional absinthe makes this an Italian twist on the New Orleans favorite.
This potent bourbon cocktail is surprisingly sweet.
Bulleit’s unorthodox twist on the old-school Manhattan? The use of both dry and sweet vermouth, in addition to a dash of potent blood orange bitters in place of the usual Angostura. The result is a doubly aromatic, complex take on the classic.
The Old Fashioned cocktail is old-school but never out of fashion.
Make a roomful of people happy all at once.
Dutch genever makes an intriguing version of this classic Italian aperitif.
Cognac, rye, a couple complex liqueurs and walnut orgeat combine in this extravagant cocktail.
Rye whiskey, Campari and sweet port join forces in this delicious sipper.
A quick and easy version of the Margarita with a refreshing lemon-lime flavor.
This simple but delicious drink was inspired by the Southern tradition of adding peanuts to a can of Coke.
This cocktail was a Judges Choice Winner and was named Best in Show at the 2010 Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention.
Muddled strawberries and cilantro bring out tequila's fresh side.
It's OK. You can hum "God Save The Queen" to yourself while sipping this cocktail. We won't tell anyone.
Red pepper and chile pepper powder make this Margarita almost too hot to handle.
Don’t let Mary steal all of the limelight.
The Vieux Carré is pure Old New Orleans and was invented at the city's famed Carousel Bar. This cognac and rye whiskey cocktail packs a powerful punch and is delightfully complex.