Bitter can often be better, as you'll see in these cocktail recipes. There's the Negroni and the Aperol Spritz, sure. But there's a whole world of bitterness here, so get mixing.
Neon green Greenhorn cocktail in Nick & Nora glass, with green maraschino cherry at bottom, on marble background
Non alcoholic Negroni
Non-Alcoholic Negroni (NAgroni)
Irish Coffee Cocktail in glass mug next to a jar of cream
Irish Coffee
CBD Spritz cocktail on a wooden coaster, garnished with a grapefruit slice and straw, served next to a Sprig CBD can
CBD Spritz
darkside cocktail in a stemmed glass, garnished with a skewered cherry
Dark Side
red-colored Rosemary Mezcal Negroni cocktail in a rocks glass, garnished with a lit rosemary sprig releasing a wisp of smoke
Rosemary Mezcal Negroni
Grave Digger
Negroni cocktail
Trinidad Sour
Trinidad Sour
bright-red picon punch cocktail in an Irish Coffee glass over ice, garnished with a lemon peel and served on a round silver tray
Picon Punch
Americano cocktail
bicicletta cocktail in a double rocks glass with ice and orange slices, served on a wooden coaster
Negroni Sbagliato
Negroni Sbagliato
boulevardier cocktail over one large ice cube and with an orange peel garnish
Revolver cocktail in a coupe glass with an orange peel garnish
Aperol Spritz
Aperol Spritz
Set the New Year on Fire cocktail in a collins glass, garnished with a flaming lime shell
Set the New Year on Fire
An elegant, faceted rocks glass holds a vividly golden elixir with large cubes of ice. A single trimmed lemon peel and a small mint sprig garnish the drink, which rests on a wooden bar tray.
Wormhole Warrior
Camparinha cocktail
Winter Sour cocktail in a cocktail glass, layered with red at bottom and a white frothy top, garnished with a rosemary sprig
Winter Sour
Hanky Panky cocktail in a coupe glass with an orange peel garnish
Hanky Panky
Vibrant red Mezcal Negroni in etched rocks glass on marble background, with orange garnish
Mezcal Negroni
Toronto cocktail
Qui-Gon Gin-Singer
A tall glass coffee mug rests on a wooden table. The mug hold dark black coffee with a thick layer of white foam dusted with nutmeg.
The Dead Rabbit Irish Coffee
A clear tea mug filled with a milky green cocktail surrounded by barware and scattered sesame seeds
Matcha-Sesame Punch
An elegant hand with red finger nails holds a coupe glass on a blue surface. The drink in the glass is dark gold, garnished with an inverted orange slice on the edge of the glass.
A short rocks glass with thin walls holds a vivid red-orange cocktail over a large, clear ice cube. A thin slice of orange peel is the only garnish, and the background of the photo is indistinct and hazy.
Café Correcto con Coco
A detailed rocks glass on a stark white background holds a golden brown drink over crushed ice. It’s garnished with a cinnamon stick.
Roman Holiday
red Oaxacan Tail cocktail in a crystal-cut old fashioned glass with one large ice cube
Oaxacan Tail
A bright yellow shaken cocktail served in a short coupe glass with a dramatic beveled stem; the drink is placed on a white marble surface with a dark, shadowy background
Monte Cassino
Black Barrel Old Fashioned
Smuggler's Cove Straits Sling cocktail in a collins glass with a lemon slice garnish and a black straw
Smuggler’s Cove Straits Sling
cardamom cocktail in a punch glass, with a thick foam head and garnished with three cardamom pods
Crimson King
Spiced Tequila Old Fashioned
Spiced Tequila Old Fashioned
House of Payne cocktail
House of Payne
A sturdy looking rocks glass is filled with clear ice and the iconic crimson-hued Negroni, and is garnished with a slice of orange. The background is gray.
Neighborhood Negroni
Emerald Isle of the Caribbean
Emerald Isle of the Caribbean
Stranger in the Alps cocktail
Stranger in the Alps
A curved Collins glass rests on a concrete surface with a purple backdrop. The drink within is deep orange, filled with crushed ice and garnished with a lime wedge and bitters.
German Vacation
A Lonely Island Lost in the Middle of a Foggy Sea in a collins glass, with foamy top, garnished with coffee beans and pineapple fronds
A Lonely Island Lost in the Middle of a Foggy Sea
Malena cocktail
A patterned Nick & Nora glass rests on a coaster on a wooden bar top. The drink within is a clear red.
Psycho Killer
Fat Like Buddha cocktail
Fat Like Buddha
Sin Nombre cocktail
Sin Nombre
Two hands toast with Dizzy Blonde Negroni cocktails, served in punch glasses with grapefruit peel and star anise garnishes
Dizzy Blonde Negroni
Grapefruit Negroni in a rocks glass, with one large ice cube and a large, wide grapefruit peel
Grapefruit Negroni
Rye Bandit
Milk & Honey cocktail
Milk & Honey
two glass mugs of Caffe Correccion Ponche, garnished with cinnamon sticks and set next to a coffee carafe
Café Corrección Ponche
bright yellow white negroni cocktail on a dark bar
White Negroni
bright-yellow Flying Dutchman cocktail set against a dark background
Flying Dutchman
La Cola Nostra
Precision Timepiece cocktail
Precision Timepiece
Ricard Traditional Serve
Ricard (Traditional Serve)
Iced Caramel Coffee