By Kaitlyn GoalenFor the cocktail lover on hiatus, the Waiting Room offers a sophisticated mocktail inspired by the soda fountain. Pineapple gomme syrup delivers a silky mouthfeel similar to that of booze, and acid phosphate provides all the acidic punch of citrus with none of the sugar.
By Kaitlyn GoalenErnest Hemingway is inspiration, not author, of the Hemingway Daiquiri. His request for a Daiquiri made with half the sugar and double the booze created an unbalanced drink: one that bartenders couldn’t help but right through the eventual addition of maraschino liqueur and grapefruit juice. To reinstate some of Hemingway’s influence, this recipe uses key lime juice and goes for a whir in the blender—as the earliest Daiquiris were served over crushed ice.
By Kaitlyn Goalen“The Indispensables” is Liquor.com’s series devoted to the classic cocktails drinkers of every skill need in their arsenal. Each installment features one signature recipe, assembled from intel by the best bartenders. “The Indispensables” may not save the world, but it’ll surely rescue your cocktail hour. Ernest Hemingway is inspiration, not author, of the cocktail that […]
By Kaitlyn GoalenThe hangover-smashing Black Magic cocktail combines beet juice with activated charcoal—the latest detox trend that claims to help dispel unwanted toxins. Don't be turned off by the jet-black hue, the charcoal itself is tasteless.