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Archive for Amanda Marsteller
A bottle of acid phosphate is all you need to bring iconic American sodas into the present.
The fizzy fermented tea can add surprising character to your cocktails.
Love the sweet-tart fruit in all its forms? Try it in wintry Sangria and boozy popsicles.
Let the corks fly and bubbly flow into elegant desserts your guests won’t soon forget.
Let your party guests top off their own Toddies with festive mix-ins, spices and floats.
Booze-free Butterbeer is here. And it’s ready to party.
Check out the footage from his visit to the German distillery.
Someone call Kate Winslet.
It’s fall. They’re delicious. That’s all the there is to it.
Get your gourd on by squashing pumpkins into your party drinks all month long.
Ready to party? These potions are spiked with just the right amount of black magic.
Concord grapes already play a starring role in your peanut butter–and-jelly sandwich. But what can they do for your drinks?
Six million liters of suds, plus everything else you need to see at the biggest beer event of the year.
New York’s Dante celebrates the glory of the aperitif as an all-day drinking destination.
The best way to celebrate a month devoted to bourbon? Pour your bottles into a party-fueling punch.
Intrepid beer bounty hunters will need a streak of luck to track down these elusive brews.
Celebrate the humble table grape by spinning it into vibrant cocktails with your favorite spirits.
Scandinavia’s traditional spirit has been the life of the party for centuries. You should be adding the caraway-infused classic to your bar cart.
Adventure beyond the familiar trio of vodka, lime and ginger beer with these migrating Mules.
The beloved 15-Year-Old Scotch is back.
Like to get funky but can’t find a true Belgian lambic? Try these sour American styles that deliver the pucker you seek.
The region in northern Spain is known for its red wine, but its best-kept secret? Exceptional, affordable whites and rosés.
Roll out the melons. It’s time to turn summer’s ripe bounty into customized kegs.
In here, your lungs do the drinking.
These cheeky domestic bottles will forever change your summer drinking game.
Prefer sunbathing to beach volleyball? There’s an ideal brew for every sandy summer activity.
Step aside, agua fresca. This Mexican street beverage made with fresh pineapples and spices should be your new summer standard.
Ready to drink like The Little Corporal?
Glow-in-the-dark punch, a treasure chest stocked with rum and a giant blazing volcano that serves 300 people? You’re going to need a bigger straw.
Wabbit Season is officially open.
Raise a glass to your freedom and your freezer with five gloriously cold drinks this holiday.
Is it the future of home cocktails, or a crazy gimmick?
Give your dad the gift he really craves this holiday: Strong, smoky, spicy brews laden with the likes of amaro, mezcal and even Sriracha.
Like a bouncy house, but with beer.
Take it from colonial Americans: Shrubs are the ultimate thirst-quencher. Sweet-tart and fruity, these vinegar-based syrups should be starring in your summer cocktails.
Want complex craft cocktails in a flash? Head to these bars that swap the shaker for high-quality, pre-batched drinks on-draft.
Your helmet just got a fancy new safety gadget.
Entertaining over the holiday weekend? You need these bubbly, big-batch cocktails that can be stirred to life in seconds.
Meet the Green Hopped Gooseberry Bomb Sauvignon Blanc.
Sample-sized strips could eliminate buyer’s remorse.
Prefer drinking that has a sense of adventure? These experimental aging methods produce spirits that travel from the depths of the ocean to actual space orbit.
Don’t put your vermouth in a cocktail corner. Plenty of dishes benefit from a splash of the sweet—or dry—fortified wine. It’s time to look beyond the Martini and Manhattan monopoly.
Craving the sweet-tart pucker of this golden liqueur? It’s sublimely easy to make at home, complete with a creamsicle-inspired sidekick.
The creamsicle might have begun as a childhood sweet on a stick, but its base flavors can become a very adult beverage: Bright orangecello laced with vanilla beans.
Limoncello is produced with equal passion in multiple areas of Italy: in Sorrento, along the Amalfi coast and on the island of Capri. It's a staple apéritif after many a dinner in Italy, and most restaurants hawk their own brand. Craving the sweet-tart pucker of this golden liqueur? It's sublimely easy to make at home.
Picnic season approaches, and your bottle of Pimm’s is ready to party. Spike, spice and freeze the gin-based liqueur into refreshing new forms.
Save those stale loaves for your next pint.
Traverse the Brooklyn coastline on this self-guided tour. You’ll discover an array of homegrown boozesmiths resurrecting the borough’s rich distilling past.
Tiki classics like the Mai Tai and Scorpion wouldn’t exist without silky almond orgeat. Learn how to make the original at home, plus two adventurous riffs.
Out of the bisque and into the booze.
Hopped, barrel-aged and barbecue-smoked, these are the experimental ciders lifting the apple to bold new heights.
The latest fashion trend? Fermentation.
“Houston, we’re making Margaritas.”
From pizza cutters to pet beds, these oak-inspired home products prove there’s no wrong way to enjoy whiskey.
Ground control to Major Suds...
The massively popular cocktail is primed for a makeover. Taste the bittersweet experimentation in Negroni ice cubes, popsicles and more.
Four ingredients stand between you and this storied cocktail. Master the perfect pour and you could soon be lining up cream-capped glasses by the thousands.
You’ve likely guzzled the blazing liquid in countless shots, but have you explored its cocktail capabilities? Shock and wow with these fire-breathing glasses.
Prefer your Scotch with a waterfront view or liqueur with a side of contemporary art? Let the tour of the world’s most beautiful distilleries begin.
Take a second look at your trusty tea bag: That humble little pouch has surprising cocktail applications.
Mead could be the ancestor of all alcoholic beverages. And it’s back.
Are you in a dedicated relationship with your juicer? It’s time to start spiking your spirits with vibrant vegetable juices that go way beyond everyday cucumber.
How to banish the winter blues? Break out the slow cooker.
Replicate Mardi Gras revelry in your backyard with five modern takes on classic Milk Punch.
Sandeman celebrates 225 years with a singular cask.