Cocktail Recipes Archive

Paloma Revisited

Paloma Revisited

Think of it like a Paloma that’s dressed up for the evening. This fancy grapefruit drink is aromatic, a bit bitter and distinctly grapefruity. Perfect for any Paloma lover.

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Day at the Races

Day at the Races

Bring your fanciest hat and a few dollars for betting – this cocktail is loosely inspired by the Negroni and sure to take the edge off those poorly placed bets.

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Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake

Another classic from the Savoy Cocktail book, this one started out as a drink for 6, but we’ve pared it down to just one serving. (Which went fast, might I add!)

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Modern XYZ Cocktail

Modern XYZ Cocktail

A ‘updated and improved’ version of the little-known pre-prohibition classic XYZ Cocktail

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Strawberry Mezcal Smash

Strawberry Mezcal Smash

A transitional cocktail to celebrate the end of winter (with smoky Mezcal) and the bright fruity flavors coming with springtime – strawberries and basil!

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Matcha do About Nothing

Matcha do About Nothing

A playground for oddball ingredients, this bright green cocktail really works! If you’re into that sort of thing…

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The Emerald Kiss

The Emerald Kiss

Keep the pinches away this St. Patrick’s Day with this green aromatic cocktail featuring whiskey and absinthe!

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1750

1750

This cocktail is an intersection of three worlds: Tequila, Sloe Gin and Vermouth. A bit of an odd mix, but it works!

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Grandeza Sidecar

Grandeza Sidecar

It’s halfway between a Daiquiri and a sidecar…with a sidecar! It’s a mix made in heaven!

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Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream

With tangerine syrup and juice, this cocktail is fruit forward but still balanced and not overly sweet.

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The Scavenger

The Scavenger

You had me at black pepper, blackberries, blueberries, ginger, and rosemary!

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Smoking Dutchman

Smoking Dutchman

A simple (and smoky) riff on the classic Corpse Reviver #1 that’s not for the faint of heart!

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Vesper Tonic

Vesper Tonic

Like the Vesper but not in the mood for a martini style drink? Try this reader submission!

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Gin·ger

Gin·ger

This cocktail recipe was submitted by reader Gitanjali Budhrani from India, and features a classic flavor combination of ginger and Cardamom.

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The Cariño

The Cariño

This cocktail won Eric van Beek the gold in Bacardi Legacy in the Netherlands. Can you spot the one weird ingredient?

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Cranberry Cognac Sour

Cranberry Cognac Sour

A bit late to the holiday party, but still delicous! Use up your leftover fresh cranberries with this delicious, bright sour.

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Cranberry Collins

Cranberry Collins

This simple, sparkly cocktail is a great way to use up those last few cranberries you have left over from the holidays.

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South Side

South Side

A beautifully simple gin sour that’s perfect for when you’re looking for something aromatic and tart.

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Compass Rose

Compass Rose

This beautiful cocktail is silky smooth and adorned with a simple design in bitters.

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RumChata Eggnog

RumChata Eggnog

This thick, rich Egg Nog celebrates the spice of the season with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and of course, RumChata.

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Caipiroska

Caipiroska

The “Caipiroska” is a vodka rendition of the classic Brazilian “Caipirinha”. It’s a tad bitter, well rounded, and tart.

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Sandy The Showgirl

Sandy The Showgirl

It’s an odd combination of ingredients, but this cocktail from Difford’s Guide comes through with a delicious floral smokiness.

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The Sunny Bunch

The Sunny Bunch

This gin and Tuaca cocktail is a reader creation by bartender Sire Negri. It features just about every citrus flavor there is – and it’s delicious!

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Fall Forward

Fall Forward

It’s the perfect cocktail for the last week of Daylight Savings’ Time: a brandy drink with the warm flavors of apple and ginger.

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Vesper

Vesper

Feeling like a Martini but want something a little more nuanced? The Vesper might be just the drink!

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RumChata Chai Cocktail

RumChata Chai Cocktail

This cozy, creamy & spiced cocktail that’ll make you feel like sitting by the fireplace on a cool rainy day.

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The Cable Car

The Cable Car

This is a San Francisco “modern” classic – and very worthy of that title!

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Pear Abomination

Pear Abomination

A simple mule variation with pear cider instead of ginger beer. Perfect for the beginning of fall!

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