Between preparing for and then recovering from the holidays (not to mention the office party), it’s been a hectic few weeks. Just in case you missed any of our recent stories, here are some of Liquor.com’s best cocktails-and-spirits features from December. It’s our gift to you. Enjoy!
December marks the 125th anniversary of the death of Jerry Thomas, the first celebrity bartender and author of the seminal How to Mix Drinks, or The Bon Vivant’s Companion. Read mixological historian and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich’s story about why Thomas is still revered today.
We recruited an all-star team of West Coast bartenders to help us create the perfect Negroni. They rigorously tested the drink’s recipe with 14 different gins and six kinds of sweet vermouth to find the ideal combination.