Cocktails Sitemap - Page 6 2016-09-26

Cuba Libre Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Cuba Libre, a popular mixed drink from Cuba that combines rum, coke, and lime.

Q Dark, Stormy, and Cidery Cocktail Recipe
Bringing apple cider into a popular mix, the Dark, Stormy, and Cidery cocktail is a very fun dark rum drink featuring Q Ginger Beer and a 'sinking ship' garnish.

Lime Cola Non-alcoholic Mixed Drink Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Lime Cola, a non-alcoholic drink of lime juice and cola.

Grey Goose Pumpkin Punch Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Pumpkin and pear are a perfect pairing and this Pumpkin Punch cocktail is a delightful recipe that you will want to try this fall.

The Baffled King Cocktail Recipe
A mix of apple and cinnamon, The Baffled King cocktail recipe is perfect for cold days. The mix includes an aged rum, applejack, and absinthe bitters.

Belvedere Vodka Toffee Apple Cocktail Recipe
Featuring Belvedere Citrus Vodka, this Toffee Apple recipe creates a cocktail that will impress everyone at your autumn parties.

Blavod Premium Black Vodka Review (Updated October 2015)
Blavod is the only black vodka on the market and is a wonderful addition to Halloween parties or any occasion that calls for a little darkness.

Bull Shot Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Bullshot, a vodka drink with beef bouillon spiced with hot sauce and pepper that makes a good brunch cocktail and can be served warm.

Blondie in Blue Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Blondie in Blue, a mixed drink of Blue Ice American Vodka, Marie Brizard Parfait Amour and Lillet Blonde.

Halloween Brew Cocktail Recipe - Pumpkin Pie Vodka
Featuring a pumpkin pie vodka, this Halloween Brew cocktail recipe is a simple fruit drink that makes a quick and fun addition to Halloween parties.

Van Gogh Vodka Maya Magic Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail Recipe for a Maya Magic, a Van Gogh Pineapple and Vanilla Vodkas, triple sec and cranberry juice drink.

Jeremy Kempter's Nightshade Cocktail Recipe
The Nightshade is a fantastic, fresh vodka cocktail that features Native Nectar Organic Vodka with wild plum shrub, blueberries, and lavender honey.

Essential Home Bar Tools and Utensils
A guide to the essential tools and utensils needed by bartenders. The list includes cocktail shakers, blenders, strainers, muddlers, jiggers and more.

Essential Home Bar Tools and Utensils
A guide to the essential tools and utensils needed by bartenders. The list includes cocktail shakers, blenders, strainers, muddlers, jiggers and more.

2014 Cocktail Contests
The year was filled with wonderful cocktail recipes in each of the About.com monthly cocktail contests and you can browse all of the recipes from the entire year.

January 2015 Cocktail Contest: Shooter Recipes
The January 2015 shooter recipe contest has fun party shot recipes and the winner is the bacon and peanut butter laced Big Fat Elvis from Jason Westplate.

Ultimat Vodka Envelope Please Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Envelope Please, a Ultimat Vodka drink with Patron Citronge orange liqueur and apple, lime and cranberry juices.

Chimayo Cocktail Tequila Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Chimayo Cocktail, a popular mixed drink of tequila, unfiltered apple cider, lemon juice, and creme de cassis.

Yamazaki Whiskey Autumn Delight Cocktail Recipe
Simple and satisfying, the Autumn Delight is perfect for fall and pairs apple cider and cinnamon with the 12 year old whiskey from Yamazaki.

Non-Alcoholic Appletini Mocktail Recipe
Mocktail recipe for a Designated Appletini, a non-alcoholic version of the Apple Martini that is easy and perfect for those evenings when you don't want liquor.

Sweet Summer Days Cocktail Recipe
This cocktail recipe for a Sweet Summer Days mixes apple rum with vodka and fresh lemon juice to create a new twist on the vodka sour.

Apple Martini Vodka Cocktail Recipe
The Apple Martini (or Appletini) is a popular cocktail and there are many ways to create one. Find a full list of apple-flavored martini recipes here.

Maca Martini Cachaca Cocktail Recipe
A unique apple cocktail, the Maca Martini combines cachaca with elderflower and apple juice and it is a mix you won't want to miss.

Jonathan Pogash's Candy Apple Cocktail Recipe
Perfect for Halloween or any autumn party, this Candy Apple cocktail mixes acai with apple an has a sweet caramel apple garnish.

IS Vodka Review - Ultra-Premium English Wheat Vodka
Produced from non-GMO European wheat, the English IS Vodka is a superior, ultra-premium vodka worthy of a great martini or enjoying on its own.

Ciroc Vodka - Premium Grape Vodka from France
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Crystal Head Vodka - Premium Corn Vodka from Newfoundland
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Reyka Vodka - Clean Grain Vodka from Iceland
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10 Best Luxury Vodka Brands from Around the World
Luxury means different things to everyone. There are many 'luxury vodkas' options available, including these 10 global brands that range from $30-50.

42 Below Vodka - Fun Wheat Vodka from New Zealand
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Winter Palace Vodka - Luxury Wheat Vodka from France
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Chase Vodka - Premium Potato Vodka from the U.K.
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Christiania Vodka - Premium Potato Vodka from Norway
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Snow Queen Vodka - Organic Wheat Vodka from Kazakhstan
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Zyr Vodka - Premium Wheat and Rye Vodka from Russia
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Playoff Punch Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Playoff Punch, a mixed drink of Tommy Bahama Rum, orange liqueur, pineapple, lime and orange juices and grenadine.

Warm Old-fashioned Bourbon Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
Take everything that you love about a great whiskey Old-fashioned and warm it up to create a great sipper for the cold days of winter.

Thanksgiving Cider Vodka Cocktail Recipe
This simple Thanksgiving Cider recipe includes Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka, apple cider, and club soda. It's an easy drink to mix up for holiday meals.

Gian Saetti's Bourbon and Blood Cocktail Recipe
The Bourbon and Blood is a fantastic bourbon cocktail that mixes Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur with sweet vermouth and tarragon to create a great aperitif.

Making Tequila Tezon
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Tequila Tezon Tasting Notes
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The Final Steps in Making Tequila Tezon
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Tezon Tequila Cocktails
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Olmeca Tezon Tequila Review - Premium Hand-Crafted Tequilas
Tequila Tezon produces impressive hand-crafted tequilas, including blanco, reposado, and anejo. They are smooth sippers and perfect for high-end cocktails

The Traditional Tahona Wheel at Tequila Tezon
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Tequila Ocho Plata Single Estate Tequila Review
Tequila Ocho is an ultra-premium brand of tequila that uses with the concept of single estate tequila. Each year's vintage is different and fascinating.

New Amsterdam Vodkas
New Amsterdam Vodka produces one clear and seven fruit flavors, each selling for about $15 a bottle, making this a great, everyday vodka for cocktails.

Absolut Brooklyn Vodka Review
Absolut Brooklyn Vodka was a limited edition release of 2010 that included a fun infusion of red apple and ginger that could be used for fun cocktails. Page 6.

Absolut Berry Acai Vodka Review
Absolut Berry Acai Vodka is a fun flavored vodka with a flavor blend of acai, blueberry, and pomegranate that can be used to make fun, fruity cocktails. Page 4.

Absolut New Orleans Vodka Review
Mango and black pepper formed the custom flavor of Absolut New Orleans Vodka and it was a limited release that made spectacular cocktails. Page 9.

Absolut Boston Vodka Review
Black tea and elderflower were the featured flavors of Absolut Boston Vodka, a 2009 limited edition release that is for acquired tastes. Page 7.

Absolut City Vodkas
Each year Absolut Vodka releases a new 'city vodka' that is inspired by and captures the flavors of a U.S. city. Explore the previously released vodkas. Page 5.

Absolut Los Angeles Vodka Review
Inspired by the California City, in 2008 Absolut Vodka released Absolut Los Angeles, a custom flavor blend of acai, cherry, pomegranate, and blueberry. Page 8.

Absolut Vodka Cocktails
Absolut Vodka is one of the preferred brands for making great tasting cocktails. Explore a small selection of drink recipes that call for Absolut. Page 2.

Absolut Mango Vodka Review
If you love mango, then Absolut Mango Vodka is a fun way to get this exotic fruit into your cocktails and enjoy the fresh taste year-round. Page 3.

New Amsterdam Citron Vodka Review
Among the many citrus vodkas available, New Amsterdam Citron Vodka is one of the best at a low enough price so you can use it regularly in the bar. Page 5.

New Amsterdam Coconut Vodka Review
Looking for a cheap coconut vodka that tastes great on its own and in cocktails? New Amsterdam Coconut Vodka is one of the best you will find for $15. Page 4.

New Amsterdam Gin Review
New Amsterdam Straight Gin is an American gin that is less than $20 a bottle and is pleasant for creating good gin cocktails if on a budget. Page 6.

New Amsterdam Peach Vodka Review
Finding an affordable peach vodka with a clean, fruit taste is rare, though New Amsterdam Peach Vodka is one of the best and it makes great cocktails. Page 2.

New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka Review
New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka is a budget-friendly flavored vodka that includes raspberry and strawberry and is used to make cheap, fruity cocktails. Page 3.

About Absolut Vodkas
The best known name in cocktails, Absolut Vodka is a giant among competitors thanks to their innovative advertising and ever-expanding portfolio of vodkas.

Charbay Vodka
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Cold River Vodka
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Zodiac Vodka
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Square One Organic Vodka
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Anestasia Vodka
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Corbin Vodka
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44˚ North Vodka
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Blue Ice American Vodka
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Prairie Organic Vodka
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Dry Fly Vodka
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10 American Craft Vodkas You Should Know
The American-made vodka market includes a fantastic array of premium, hand-crafted vodkas. Explore 10 great U.S. vodka brands that are ideal for cocktails.

Grey Goose Vodka Reviews
Grey Goose is a brand known for producing super-premium vodkas. The full portfolio displays Grey Goose's the original vodka and some fantastic flavors.

Review of the Flavor Line of Vodkas Produced by Grey Goose Vodkas - Grey Goose Vodka Review
Grey Goose is a brand known for producing super-premium vodkas. The full portfolio displays Grey Goose's original vodka in the elegantly subtle and true flavors of citrus, vanilla, orange and pear in Le Citron, La Vanille, L'Orange and La Poire respectively. Page 2.

Charbay Red Raspberry Vodka Review
Sweet and fresh, Charbay Red Raspberry Vodka is a fun and premium spirit that can be used to create wonderful, top-shelf berry-flavored cocktails. Page 7.

Charbay Tapatio Blanco Tequila Review
Tapatio Tequila is produced by the talented distillers of Napa Valley's Charbay and these tequilas are the smooth, quality product we expect with that name. Page 9.

Charbay Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka Review
A truly refreshing grapefruit vodka, the premium taste of Charbay Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka is perfect for mixing into your favorite citrus cocktails. Page 5.

Charbay Green Tea Vodka Review
Truly unique, Charbay Green Tea Vodka is a delightful vodka that you have to taste. Mixed into cocktails or sipped straight, it's perfect any way. Page 2.

Charbay Blood Orange Vodka Review
The natural fruity taste like few others comes alive in Charbay Blood Orange Vodka. Use it to replace citrus vodkas in cocktails and enjoy top-shelf taste. Page 6.

Charbay R5 Whiskey Review
Charbay's release of R5 Clear and Aged Whiskies show off the innovation of the distillery. It is distilled from a bottle-ready American IPA. Page 8.

Charbay Meyer Lemon Vodka Review
Take a taste of Charbay Meyer Lemon Vodka, a citrus vodka that can be mixed into your favorite cocktails or sipped straight for a high-end drink. Page 3.

Charbay Pomegranate Vodka Review
Sweet and delicious, Charbay Pomegranate Vodka is a true delight to drink, either on its own or in your favorite pomegranate cocktail recipe. Page 4.

Charbay Green Tea and Pomegranate Aperitif Wine Review
Domaine Charbay has two aperitif wines, Green Tea and Pomegranate. These ready to drink bottlings are perfect for easy, refreshing before dinner drinks. Page 10.

Charbay Vodka Review
Charbay Vodka is a premium, super-smooth corn vodka produced in California's Napa Valley and it is one of the best American vodkas available today.

Dry Fly Vodka Review
A smooth and slightly sweet hand-crafted vodka, Dry Fly Vodka has a wheat base and is produced in small batches. It makes the perfect vodka cocktail. Page 3.

Dry Fly Bourbon Whiskey Review
A fantastic bourbon for sipping or mixing into cocktails, Dry Fly Washington Bourbon 101 Whiskey is on of the best hand-crafted American whiskies available.

Dry Fly Washington Dry Gin Review
A new American gin, Dry Fly Washington Dry Gin makes a floral Martini that is great for those looking for a softer gin with a very enjoyable taste. Page 4.

Dry Fly Wheat Whiskey Review
Distilled from local Washington winter wheat, Dry Fly Washington Wheat Whiskey is a perfect example of American small-batch whiskies that are great to drink. Page 2.

Square One Organic Vodka Review
Square One Organic Vodka is a smooth, clean American-made vodka produced from rye using a certified organic process and it is fabulous in cocktails.

Trago Tequila Review - Silver, Reposado, Anejo Tequilas
Trago Tequila is an ultra-premium tequila with a well-rounded portfolio of silver, reposado and anejo tequilas that are perfect for mixing or sipping.

Review of Zodiac Potato Vodka from Idaho
Relaunched in 2014, Zodiac Vodka is a vodka you will want to try. It is an American, gluten-free potato vodka that is exceptionally smooth and affordable.

Liquor Review: Anestasia Vodka
AnestasiA Vodka is a smooth, premium American made vodka that comes in a stunning designer bottle and the super smooth, clean vodka stands up to the look.

TY KU Citrus Sake Liqueur Review
TY KU Liqueur is a sake and Asian vodka-based liqueur with over 20 all natural fruits and botanicals, all of which add health benefits to the spirit.

Right Gin Review
Right Gin is an interesting semi-sweet, semi-dry gin produced in Sweden that is making a splash in the boutique gin market and makes a fantastic Martini.

Jim Beam Apple Bourbon Whiskey Review
A sweet apple-flavored liqueur, Jim Beam Apple Bourbon flavors the popular whiskey with sweetened green apples for a new taste that you may really enjoy.

Jim Beam Red Stag Bourbon Review - Black Cherry Whiskey
Red Stag by Jim Beam Bourbon is a black cherry infused whiskey that is unique and quite tasty. This cherry bourbon makes an excellent round of cocktails.

Wild Turkey Master's Keep Bourbon Whiskey Review
For a limited time, Wild Turkey Master's Keep Bourbon will be available in the U.S. This top-shelf 17 year old whiskey is super smooth and has a great story.

Tyrconnell Single Malt Whiskey Irish Whiskey Review
Tyrconnell is one of the best single malt Irish whiskies available. It is a fine, creamy, smooth Irish whiskey that is good on its own and in cocktails.

Damrak Gin Review
Damrak is a spectacular gin for a variety of drinks and is exceptionally smooth and robust, due to its 17 botanicals. This is a great Martini gin.

Tezón Distillery- Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico
Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico. Photographs of my tour to five of the distilleries around the town of Tequila that produce premium tequila.

Tezón Distillery- Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico
Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico. Photographs of my tour to five of the distilleries around the town of Tequila that produce premium tequila. Page 2.

Tezón Distillery- Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico
Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico. Photographs of my tour to five of the distilleries around the town of Tequila that produce premium tequila. Page 7.

Tezón Distillery- Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico
Tour of Tequila Country- Jalisco, Mexico. Photographs of my tour to five of the distilleries around the town of Tequila that produce premium tequila. Page 10.

RumChata Pumpkin Pie Martini Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Pumpkin Pie Martini, a delicious and creamy drink that tastes like a pumpkin pie and uses vanilla vodka and RumChata liqueur.

Pumpkin Shandy Beer Cocktail Recipe
The Shandy is great drink for summer, but this Pumpkin Shandy recipe is perfect for autumn when the seasonal pumpkin beers become available.

Midori Halloween Harvest Punch Recipe - Halloween Party
Mixed drink recipe for a Midori Halloween Harvest Punch, a Halloween party punch that is made of Midori Liqueur, rum, and cranberry and apple juices.

Bloody-tini Champagne Cocktail Recipe
The Bloody-tini is a great cocktail for Halloween or any classy occasion and the recipe is filled with the popular acai berry and Champagne for a classy sipper.

Interview with Jim Beam Bourbon's Distiller Fred Noe
Fred Noe, the 7th generation Beam distiller, speaks about the significance of National Bourbon Heritage Month, the family of Jim Beam bourbons he produces.

Interview with Fred Noe Distiller of Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey
Producers of Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey, the Beam family has one of the longest bourbon producing legacies in Kentucky. Fred Noe, the 7th generation Beam distiller, speaks about the significance of National Bourbon Heritage Month, the family of bourbons he produces and growing up in one of the famous distilling families. Page 2.

Distiller Fred Noe Talks About the Jim Beam Bourbon Portfolio
Producers of Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey, the Beam family has one of the longest bourbon producing legacies in Kentucky. Fred Noe, the 7th generation Beam distiller, speaks about the significance of National Bourbon Heritage Month, the family of bourbons he produces and growing up in one of the famous distilling families. Page 3.

Angry Orchard Catch Cooler Cocktail Recipe
The Orchard Catch Cooler is an easy Angry Orchard Hard Cider cocktail that mixes fresh strawberry, basil, and lime with vanilla vodka and the popular apple cider.

Jason Westplate's Big Fat Elvis Shooter Recipe
Try the Big Fat Elvis at your next party. It features bacon-washed rye whiskey, peanut butter-infused amaretto, and maple syrup and it's too much fun.

Imperial Exclusive Vodka Review
A good, budget-friendly vodka that is smooth and fantastic in a variety of cocktails, Imperial Exclusive Vodka is a great choice for the frugal drinker.

Garlic and Basil Infused Vodka Recipe
This infused vodka creates an earthy garlic and basil flavored vodka that is great in a vodka martini, resembling a dirty martini in heartiness.

Homecoming Caipirinha Cachaca Rum Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Homecoming Caipirinha, a mixed drink of Boca Loca Cachaca, Fuji apples, lemon, cinnamon agave nectar, organic apple juice and sage.

Tully 10 Cider Cocktail Recipe
The Tully 10 Cider recipe combines a great Irish Whiskey with a hard apple cider and mint for an interesting twist on the average autumn cocktail.

Pussyfoot Mocktail Recipe
A mix of fruit juices with a little egg and sparkling soda are combined to create a delicious Pussyfoot mocktail for all to enjoy.

Elderflower Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Elderflower Cocktail, a Champagne drink with St. Germain elderflower liqueur and club soda.

Jack Rose Applejack Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Jack Rose, a sour drink with applejack brandy, lemon juice and grenadine.

Burnt Oranges Cocktail Recipe - Rum and Guinness
Mix Guinness Stout with a fine rum and add the sweet taste of blood orange and lemon juice to create this tasty Burnt Oranges cocktail.

Woodford Reserve Liquid Bourbon Ball Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Liquid Bourbon Ball, a Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey, white creme de cacao and hazelnut liqueur drink served with a chocolate shaving garnish.

Interview Bill Samuels Jr. of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
The producers of Maker's Mark Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey are from the long time, Kentucky whiskey distilling family, the Samuels. I had the opportunity to interview Bill Samuels Jr., current President of Maker's Mark, about his family's history, their bourbon and the significance of the designation of September to be National Bourbon Heritage Month. Page 2.

Interview Bill Samuels Jr. of Maker's Mark Bourbon Whiskey
The producers of Maker's Mark Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey are from the long time, Kentucky whiskey distilling family, the Samuels. I had the opportunity to interview Bill Samuels Jr., current President of Maker's Mark, about his family's history, their bourbon and the significance of the designation of September to be National Bourbon Heritage Month.

Book Review: The Joy of Mixology by Gary Regan
The Joy of Mixology is an informative study of the craft of the bartender according to Gary Regan. It is an essential bartending book for any professional.

Book Review: Preggatinis Mixology for the Mom-to-Be
A great baby shower gift, Preggatinis by Natalie Bovis is a fun book filled with drink recipes designed specifically to make the mommy-to-be feel special.

Siembra Azul Tequila Review
Siembra Azul produces three impressive, 100% blue agave tequilas in Jalisco, Mexico using small-batch techniques and they are fantastic in cocktails.

Margaritaville Explorer Frozen Drink Maker Review
The Margaritaville Explorer is a portable margarita maker with an 18 volt, rechargeable battery that claims to make 60 drinks on one charge.

What is the Proof of My Cocktail?
You know the proof of the liquor, but do you know the alcohol content of that cocktail you drank? Use this formula to estimate the strength of your drinks.

TailGator Blender- The Ultimate Blender for Frozen Cocktails on the Go
With the TailGator Blender you will never again be wishing you had an outlet nearby so that you can blend up a Margarita or Daiquiri wherever you are.

Canadian Cocktail Whiskey Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Canadian Cocktail, a simple Canadian whiskey drink flavored with curacao orange liqueur, lemon juice, and Angostura bitters.

Profile of Amaro Averna Herbal Liqueur
Amaro Averna Liqueur is a popular Italian digestif made of herbs, roots and spices with caramel.

The Big Brew Gin Cocktail Recipe
A snappy and simple cocktail, The Big Brew is a simple drink of Organic Nation Gin with ginger beer and lime garnished with a sprig of mint.

Jalisco High Tea Tequila Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Jalisco High Tea, a mixed drink of Patron reposado tequila, lemon-verbena tea, cherry heering liqueur, simple syrup and lime juice.

Woodford Reserve Melon Splash Cocktail Recipe
The Melon Splash is a simple and refreshing mixed drink recipe that features Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey mixed with Midori and citrus soda.

Southern Joe Jack Daniel's Whiskey Shot Recipe
Shooter recipe for a Southern Joe, a shot drink that mixes Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey and Southern Comfort.

Friar Tuck and Friar Tuck No. 2 Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Friar Tuck and Friar Tuck #2. Both use Frangelico and one chcoolate and cream while the other features brandy, grenadine, and lemon.

Van Gogh Vodka Cocktails
Van Gogh is one of the best vodka brands for mixing up unique cocktails. Explore the collection of clear and flavored vodka drinks that feature the brand. Page 2.

Frozen Chi-Chi Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Chi-Chi, a frozen tropical drink of vodka, blue curacao, coconut, pineapple and ice cream.

Definition of Schnapps Liquor
How do schnapps differ from liqueurs and why is schnapps special? This is a FAQ and one that is answered in this quick look at the popular alcohol.

Floradora Gin Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Floradora, a classic cocktail of gin, framboise liqueur, lime juice and ginger ale that has an appealing fruity taste.

Grand Marnier Perfect Storm Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Perfect Storm, a mixed drink of Grand Marnier, lime juice, ginger beer, and Angostura bitters.

The Many Styles of the Cocktail Glass
Despite the fact that there is a standard shape to the cocktail, or martini, glass, they are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles.

How to Use a Speed Pourer
The speed pourer is that it streamlines the flow of liquid coming out of the bottle and gives you greater control over the amount of alcohol that is poured.

10 of the Best Tailgating Coolers
For the ultimate sports fan, tailgating is a highlight of the season and these coolers are great companions for a parking lot parties.

10 Great Electric Fruit Juicers and Juice Extractors
Fresh juices make the best cocktails and if you do a lot of juicing or want to juice a variety of fruits and vegetables, an electric juicer is the way to go.

Top Picks for Travel Bar Sets
Each of these include the most important tools for mixing up your favorite cocktails and have some storage room to carry your favorite spirits with you. These travel sets are convenient and compact so you can fit everything in one case and make a great gift.

Revolutionary Rum Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Revolutionary Rum, a mixed drink of 10 Cane Rum, blood orange puree and citrus-infused simple syrup and topped with lime-mint foam.

How to Make an Ice Ball for Cocktails
Learn how to make ice balls, large round ice cubes that will keep your drinks colder and melt slower, adding less water dilution to your cocktails and whiskey on the rocks.

Collins or Sour? What's the Difference
The sour family of cocktail recipes includes the collins drinks. Switching between these two popular styles of drink is easy if you know the difference.

Classic Whiskey Frisco Sour Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Frisco Sour, a sour drink with blended whiskey, Benedictine, and lemon and lime juices.

Peartini Cocktail Vodka Recipe & Tips
Cocktail recipe for a Peartini, a fruity drink made of pear vodka, amaretto, spiced simple syrup, and lemon juice.

Spiced Pumpkin Martini Cocktail Recipe
The Spiced Pumpkin Martini begins with pumpkin-infused vodka and builds onto that with ginger and spiced syrup. It is an elegant autumn drink.

Dry Soda's Almost a Collins Cocktail Recipe
The Almost a Collins is a fun, new variation on the popular Vodka Collins, mixing premium vodka with blood orange juice and soda, and cinnamon syrup.

The Leprechaun Leap Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Leprechaun Leap, a mixed drink out of Ketel One Vodka, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, kiwi, egg white, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

Host a Distilled Spirits Tasting Party
Forget the wine tasting and host a spirits tasting party to explore a variety of liquors with friends and find new favorites. It's a fun alternative.

Review of TY KU Soju Korean Distilled Spirit
Japanese TY KU Soju is a distilled spirit from barley that is designed after the traditional Korean liquor and is a low-calorie alternative to vodka.

Classic Pink Lady Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Pink Lady, a pink gin drink with lemon juice and grenadine and a creamy top.

Smirnoff Marshmallow Vodka Roasted Mellow Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for a Roasted Mellow, a mixed drink of Smirnoff Marshmallow Vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, and Lagavulin Scotch whisky.

Berry Whipped Smirnoff Shooter Recipe
Recipe for a Berry Whipped shooter, a mixed drink shot of Smirnoff Marshmallow and Strawberry Flavored Vodkas and grenadine.

Black Cherry Breezer Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Black Cherry Breezer, a simple mixed drink made of black cherry vodka, grenadine, and lemon juice.

Skinny Pomegranate Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Skinny Pomegranate Cocktail, a mixed drink created by Master Mixologist Jonathan Pogash that is made of Sobieski Cytron Vodka, honey syrup, and lime and pomegranate juices.

UV Blue Vodka Liberty Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a UV Liberty, a simple mixed drink of UV Blue Vodka, raspberry sherbert, and soda that has a beautiful blue color.

UV Vodka Pink Flamingo Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a UV Pink Flamingo, an original cocktail of UV Lemonade Vodka, cranberry juice and triple sec.

New Amsterdam Peach Punch Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Peach Punch, a mixed drink of New Amsterdam Peach Vodka, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and orange juice.

New Amsterdam Vodka Coconut Cove Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Coconut Cove, a fun coconut flavored mixed drink that uses coconut water and vodka along with lychee syrup.

The Berried Treasure Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for The Berried Treasure, a mixed drink of New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka, white creme de cacao, and lemonade.

Cake, Whipped Cream, and Other Dessert Flavored Vodkas
Dessert vodkas are one of the latest trends in today's vodka market. The flavors to date include whipped cream, cake, peanut butter and jelly, and even a vodka that tastes like Fruit Loops cereal. Read more about these vodkas and find fun cocktail recipes.

Pinnacle Whipped Vodka Floating on Cloud 9 Cocktail
Cocktail recipe for a Floating on Cloud 9, a blended mixed drink of Pinnacle Whipped Vodka, DeKuyper Strawberry Liqueur, half & half.

Review of Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka
Pinnacle Vodka has become a leader in the new dessert vodka trend and for the 2012 fall season they have released a pumpkin pie flavored vodka that is quite delicious and fills a needed niche in seasonal cocktails.

Pinnacle Vodkas: Strawberry Shortcake, Rainbow Sherbert
A look at two dessert-flavored vodka movement that Pinnacle released in 2013.

Finlandia Vodka Vampire Juice Cocktail Recipe
This Vampire Juice recipe is a Halloween version of the popular Bloody Mary and features lime vodka and horseradish along with a creepy eyeball garnish.

Finlandia Vodka Vampire Kiss Martini Cocktail Recipe
The Vampire Kiss Martini is a fun cocktail recipe that combines vodka, Chambord, and Champagne and is a sweet drink that is perfect beyond Halloween.

Grand Lux Cafe's Clementine Crush Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Clementine Crush, a mixed drink of Svedka Clementine Vodka, Cointreau, pineapple, lime, and passion fruit juices, ginger, and simple syrup.

Christiania Vodka Review
A Norweigan potato vodka, Christiana is an ultra-smooth, premium vodka distilled six times from organic potatoes that is great in cocktails.

ZYR Russian Vodka Review
ZYR Vodka is an ultra-premium Russian vodka distilled from winter wheat and rye. This luxury spirit is great served neat, chilled, or in any vodka cocktail.

Spirited Punch Rye Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
Created for Halloween parties, this Spirited Punch recipe is filled with flavor including rye whiskey, honey vodka, ginger, orange tea, and vanilla.

Dusk in Eden Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Fresh pomegranate and apple juice compliment the vodka in this Dusk in Eden cocktail from 42 Below and it is very easy to make.

Kiwi Mango Mint Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Kiwi Mango Mint, a highball drink of 42 Below Kiwi Vodka, mango nectar and fresh mint leaves that is perfect for spring and summer.

42 Below Honey and Kiwi Vodka Reviews
A line of vodkas produced in New Zealand, 42 Below is a smooth, clean vodka that has fun flavors including honey, kiwi, feijoa to mix into cocktails.

Cardinal Cocktail Recipe
The Cardinal Cocktail is a simple drink recipe that uses creme de cassis to sweeten up a dry red wine.

White Carnation Vodka Cocktail Recipe
The White Carnation is the cocktail version of an old-fashioned orange cream soda and includes vodka, peach schnapps, and orange juice

The Culture, History, Fun and Literature Surrounding Cocktails and Distilled Spirits
Parties, histories, folklore, making liquor, and recovering from its affects, this collection of articles will help you navigate the cocktail culture of today and yesterday.

Melon Patch Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Melon Patch, a fruity, green, tall drink that uses vodka and melon liqueur. This is a fantastic brunch drink.

Apple Sour Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
Too many apple cocktails are too sour and this recipe takes a different approach, basing the balance of flavors on the classic Whiskey Sour.

Apricot Sour Brandy Cocktail Recipe
This Apricot Sour recipe is easy and a popular drink to make. The simple cocktail requires only apricot brandy and sour mix.

Asa Meza's Summer in Chile Cocktail Recipe
A refreshing cocktail made with fresh lime and cucumber, the Summer in Chile is a fun pisco-based drink that is easy to make and resembles the Caipirinha.

Party Planning: How to Stock a Bar for a Cocktail Party
Stocking the bar for a party can be filled with many questions. Most important is how much liquor, wine, and beer you need to stock. Find the answers.

Stolichnaya Vodka and Stoli Elit Vodka Liquor Review
Profile and review of Stolichnaya Vodka - popularly known as Stoli - as well as the premium label, Elit, and a rundown of the brand's flavored vodkas.

Three Olives Flavored Vodkas Reviews
Three Olives is one of the vodka brands that makes a superior premium clear vodka and backs it up with many fun fruit, candy, and other unique flavored vodkas.

The Guacarita Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Guacarita, a blended mixed drink of Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila, avocado, agave nectar, lime juice, and cilantro leaves.

About Van Gogh Vodkas
Quality is the top priority for Van Gogh Vodka and the brand's ever-growing portfolio now includes 22 vodkas and one Dutch gin.

Belvedere Vodka's Crimson Crush Cocktail Recipe
The Crimson Crush is a fun slushy cocktail that mixes Belvedere Vodka with St. Germain and fresh pomegranate and pink grapefruit for a delicious treat.

The Lemon, Lime and Blue Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Lemon, Lime and Blue Caipirinha, a mixed drink of Leblon Cachaca, lime and lemon wheels and blueberries.

New Amsterdam Gin Brooklyn Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Brooklyn, a mixed drink of New Amsterdam Gin, arugula, raspberries, pear nectar and lemon juice.

La Berceuse Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for La Berceuse, an original mixed drink by Jim Ryan made of Pernod Absinthe, blanco tequila, blue agave nectar, lemon and strawberries.

Juan Collins Cocktail Recipe
The Juan Collins is a tall, refreshing, and easy tequila cocktail that is uses a good tequila, fresh lemon juice, agave nectar, and club soda.

Garden Patch Smash Cocktail Recipe
The Garden Patch Smash is a tall, fresh soda cocktail that mixes tequila or mango rum with raspberry-lavender syrup, blueberries, and lavender soda.

Virgin Miami Vice Frozen Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipe
This family-friendly recipe for a Virgin Miami Vice includes a pineapple and strawberry layer of blended smoothie.

Vieux Carre Cocktail - Essential Classic Drink Recipes
Vieux Carre Cocktail recipe, a classic New Orleans cocktail of rye whiskey, Cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine and Peychaud's and Angostura bitters.

The Creamy Mint Grasshopper Cocktail Recipe
The Grasshopper is a popular martini that is green, creamy, easy, and absolutely delicious. It is a chocolate-mint martini that is perfect for dessert.

Mocktails, Beertails, Croptails, What Does It All Mean?
Popular drink culture has created a number of new names to describe drink categories. Read the definitions of mocktails, beertails, croptails, and more.

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail Recipe (New and Original)
There are two recipes for a Tequila Sunrise cocktail, the popular orange juice, tequila, and grenadine drink and the original which uses creme de cassis.

Blended Watermelon Margarita Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Watermelon Margarita, a frozen cocktail of tequila, triple sec, lime juice and watermelon.

Red Wine and Brandy Sangria Punch Recipe
Basic recipe for a Sangria, a favorite red wine party punch flavored with fruit and often including brandy.

Bay Breeze (Hawaiian Sea Breeze) Cocktail Recipe
The Bay Breeze is a popular vodka highball that pairs your favorite brand of vodka with cranberry and pineapple juices for a refreshing, easy cocktail.

Vodka with Red Bull Cocktail Recipe
The Vodka Red Bull is a popular mixed drink that requires just two ingredients: vodka and Red Bull. It is a hit at night clubs among energy drink fans.

Popular Cape Codder Cocktail Recipe
The Cape Codder is one of the easiest mixed drinks and it is very popular. Quite simple, the recipe is vodka and cranberry, it is a refreshing cocktail.

Spirits Review: Herb's Aromatic Vodkas, Herb-infused Vodkas
Review of the line of herb-infused vodkas produced by Herb's Aromatic Vodka include four intensely natural flavors: Cilantro, Dill Leaf, Fennel and Rosemary.

Liquor Review: 1800 Select Silver Tequila 100 Proof
1800 Tequila released a 100 proof blanco in 2008. 1800 Select Silver Tequila has found a nice balance of high alcohol content and smooth, silver tequila.

Gran Centenario Rosangel Tequila Review
Gran Centenario has released one of the best flavored tequilas to date and this Rosangel is stunning. This hibiscus-flavored tequila is a step from the ordinary.

Discontinued Gins
A collection of gin reviews for brands that are no longer produced. While the liquor industry is difficult and it is not uncommon, you may still come across one of these gins.

Hot Gin Toddy Recipe with Tanqueray Gin
The Hot Gin Toddy is a warm and inviting winter cocktail that is very easy to make. It requires a great gin like Tanqueray, hot water, lemon, and sugar.

10 Cane Rum Review
10 Cane Rum is a premium, aged rum made from fresh, first-pressed sugar cane in Trinidad. It is a great rum for mixing into your favorite cocktails.

KU:L Vodka Review - A Great Budget Vodka
When it comes to vodkas in the $10 range, KU:L Vodka is by far the best you can find to date and is sure to become an all-time favorite.

The Chadwick Rum Cocktail Recipe
The Chadwick is a cocktail for the adventurous drinker and is a spicy, fruity take on the popular Mojito with pomegranate and ginger-habanero syrup.

Gnar 100% Pomegranate Juice Review - Natural Pomegranate Juice by Gnar
Gnar Juice produces a great tasting 100% pomegranate juice that is perfect for adding to cocktails and has a fresh taste of real Mediterranean pomegranates.

College Students and Drinking: What Every Parent Should Know
Binge and underage drinking is an epidemic on college campuses. As a parent of a college student there are things you can do to help your children make the right decisions.

Bartender Q&A with Elixir's H. Joseph Ehrmann
H. Joseph Ehrmann is one of today's leading mixologists and the owner of Elixir Saloon in San Francisco discusses his approach to cocktails in this interview.

Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila Review
Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila is a fascinating tequila that is crystal clear even though it is a blend of three well-aged tequilas and it is fantastic.

Classic Rum Cocktail: The Hemingway Daiquiri Recipe
The Hemingway Daiquiri is a classic cocktail that was created for the writer in 1920's Cuba. The recipe adds maraschino and grapefruit to the rum daiquiri.

Forget Me Not Fudge- Cooking with Bourbon
Recipe for Forget Me Not Fudge, a recipe for homemade fudge that uses a little Maker's Mark Bourbon.

How to Chill Glassware for Cocktails and Mixed Drinks
One of the best things you can do to improve your cocktails is to chill the glass for cold drinks. Learn quick and easy ways to freeze your cocktail glasses.

Hennessy V.S. Cognac Brandy Liquor Review
Hennessy VS is a popular cognac and the youngest and least expensive of the famous cognac producer. It is a good choice for brandy cocktails.

Bartending Basics: How To Shake Cocktails
The majority of cocktails you mix will be shaken in a cocktail shaker. It's an easy bartending technique and here are a few tips for the proper shake.

Van Gogh Vodka's Talking Monkey Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Talking Monkey, a delicious dessert martini with chocolate and espresso vodkas and banana and coffee liqueurs.

Pisco Sour Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Pisco Sour, a mixed drink of pisco, lemon juice, simple syrup, egg white and Angostura bitters.

1800 the Ultimate (Pre-Mixed) Margarita Review
The Ultimate Margarita by 1800 Tequila is one of the best pre-mixed margaritas you will find. The taste is good, the tequila's included, and all you need is ice.

Rob Roy Cocktail Recipe - The Scotch Manhattan
When you make a Manhattan cocktail with Scotch whisky you have a Rob Roy and this easy recipe is perfect for any occasion and great after dinner.

Vodka Collins Cocktail Recipe
The Vodka Collins is a popular mixed drink that is very easy to make. The refreshing recipe includes your favorite vodka, lemon, syrup, and club soda.

Ginger Mary Cocktail Recipe with Sagatiba Pura Cachaca
A fun twist on the Bloody Mary, this Ginger Mary recipe uses cachaca, fresh tomato, and adds ginger with hot sauce to create an extraordinary drink.

Fresa Caliente Cocktail with Strawberry-Chile Vodka
The Fresa Caliente is a fun cocktail of Arbol chile and strawberry infused vodka, fresh strawberry and cucumber, simple syrup, and sparkling wine.

Basic and Advanced Bartending Tips Guide
From the basic mixing techniques to how liquor is made, find all of the bartending resources you need to mix great drinks.

Red, White and Sapphire Gin Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Red, White, and Sapphire, an original mixed drink of Bombay Sapphire Gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, raspberries and club soda.

Jack-O-Lantern Whiskey Cocktail Recipe
This Jack-O-Lantern cocktail recipe mixes Jack Daniel's whiskey with mint, fruit, and Chambord, which sinks to the bottom for a sunrise effect.

Stoli Accomplice Vodka and Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Stoli Accomplice, a mixed drink of Stolichnaya vodka, lemon juice, Champagne and fresh strawberries.

Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe
The Strawberry Margarita is one of the most popular frozen margaritas and it's really easy to make. Choose your favorite tequila and blend it with strawberries.

Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe
Pimm's No. 1 Cup is a simple mixed drink that mixes Pimm's No. 1 liqueur with fresh sparkling lemonade, cucumber, and lemon for a refreshing summer drink.

Chivas Regal 25 Year Old - Whiskey Review
Chivas Regal ha re-released a 25 year old blended scotch that was popular before Prohibition. It is a whiskey that is a luxury and worth every dollar.

How to Make a Jager Bomb
The Jager Bomb is a popular shot drink that is often shared among friends. Learn how to make this fun dropped shooter and get tips on drinking it safely.

Planter's Punch Rum Cocktail Recipe
The Planter's Punch is a classic rum punch that is very easy to make and customize to exactly how you like it. Choose your rum, fruit, mix it up, and enjoy.

Frozen Peach Margarita Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Peach Margarita, a frozen Margarita blended with tequila, peach schnapps, triple sec, lime juice and a fresh peach.

Rosangel Margarita Cocktail Recipe - Hibiscus Tequila Mixed Drink Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Rosangel Margarita, a beautiful pink drink featuring Rosangel Tequila along with orange, cranberry.

Raspberita Margarita Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Raspberita, a raspberry-flavored Margarita that is made with tequila, Fruja raspberry liqueur, lime juice and simple syrup.

Frozen Raspberry Margarita Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Raspberry Margarita, a blended cocktail of tequila, triple sec, lime juice and raspberries.

Blended Orange Margarita Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Orange Margarita, a frozen mixed drink of tequila, triple sec, lime juice and orange sherbert ice cream.

Hawaiian Margarita Frozen Tequila Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Hawaiian Margarita, a frozen tequila margarita with a mix of strawberry and pineapple flavors.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Margarita Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Japanese Cherry Blossom Margarita, a Voodoo Tiki Desert Rose Tequila, sake, cherry syrup, sour mix, lemon juice and grenadine margarita drink.

Mango Margarita Cocktail Recipe - Shaken and Frozen
Find two recipes for creating a great Mango Margarita, including an easy shaken drink with mango liqueur and a blended recipe with fresh mango.

Corzo La Futura Margarita Tequila Cocktail Recipe
The Corzo La Futura is an interesting margarita recipe that mixes a great blanco tequila with ginger liqueur and pineapple juice.

Speyburn 10 YO Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review
Speyburn is one of the great values in single malt scotch whisky. It is a reasonably priced whisky with an amazingly high quality given its price point.

Classic Japanese Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Japanese Cocktail, a classic mixed drink of Cognac, orgeat, lime juice and Angostura bitters

Chivas Regal Gold Selection Blended Scotch Whisky Liquor Review
Chivas Regal Gold Signature would be a great choice for a Scotch enthusiast who enjoys blended Scotch whisky or an nice gift for someone who regularly drinks Chivas Regal 12 year.

Classic Brandy Daisy Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Brandy Daisy and other

Classic Madison Avenue Cocktail Rum Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Madison Avenue Cocktail, a classic mixed drink of rum, Cointreau, lime juice, orange bitters and mint.

Baltimore Bracer Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Baltimore Bracer, a mixed drink of brandy, anisette, and egg white.

Classic Chocolate Cocktail Recipe
A classic cocktail recipe with a deceptive name, this Chocolate Cocktail has no cocoa, opting for maraschino, blackberry, and Chartreuse liqueurs instead.

Classic Dorflinger Cocktail Absinthe and Gin Recipe
Named for the famed Pennsylvania glass maker, the classic Dorflinger Cocktail revives two ingredients, Plymouth Gin and absinthe from Prohibition.

Classic Clover Club Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Clover Club Cocktail, a classic drink of gin and raspberry that uses egg white for a fantastic cream top.

Classic Honeymoon Cocktail Recipe
From Hollywood's Brown Derby, the Honeymoon Cocktail is a true classic with a lot of style. The simple mix uses applejack, Benedictine, and curacao.

How to Make a Classic Club Cocktail
Cocktail recipe for a Club Cocktail, a classic drink of brandy, maraschino liqueur, pineapple juice and Peychaud's bitters.

Brandy Reviews
Brandy can be made worldwide and there are a number of brands that produce great brandy. Explore reviews of various brandies, including piscos and applejacks.

Distilled Spirit Reviews
A collection of liquor reviews on About.com. It includes whiskies, vodkas, tequilas, rums, liqueurs, and more familiar and new distilled spirits.

Tequila Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of tequila including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Irish Whiskey Information and Reviews
Irish whiskey is one of the most revered and sought after of whiskies and it has a few unique characteristics. These articles will help you explore the wonderful world of Irish whiskey for yourself.

X-Rated Fusion Liqueur Review
Review of X-Rated Fusion, a pink liqueur from France that infuses mango, Provence blood oranges and passion fruit in premium vodka that is fun for cocktails.

Bushmills Irish Punch Recipe
The Bushmills Irish Punch is a warm whiskey drink that is similar to the Hot Toddy and is perfect for serving a crowd at any winter party.

Cool Colada Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for a Cool Colada Shooter, a mixed drink shot of Van Gogh Pineapple and Coconut Vodkas and pineapple juice.

Absolut Vodka Sunset Strip Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Sunset Strip, a drink of watermelon, Absolut Los Angeles, lime and cranberry juices and simple syrup.

Ghost-tini Vodka Cocktail Recipe
This Ghost-tini cocktail is not just for Halloween, its mix of vanilla vodka, Irish cream, and pumpkin spice is perfect for any fall party.

Admiral Perry Vodka Cocktail Recipe
If cinnamon is your thing, then this Admiral Perry cocktail is the recipe for you. It mixes pear vodka, cinnamon schnapps, vermouth, and cacao into a delightful drink.

Cinn City Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Cinn City, a mixed drink of Absolut Vodka, Hiram Walker Original Cinn Schnapps, and amaretto, and orange bitters.

Vanilla Latte Vodka Cocktail Recipe
This Vanilla Latte recipe adds vanilla vodka and cream liqueur to your favorite iced java, creating a great spiked coffee drink.

Mochatini Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Mochatini, a vodka martini drink with vanilla vodka and coffee and chocolate liqueurs

DRY Soda's The Mighty Aztec Cocktail Recipe
The Mighty Aztec is a refreshing tequila cocktail that pairs Aperol with DRY Rainier Cherry Soda to create a unique and easy aperitif for dinner parties.

Twilight Dove Mocktail Recipe
Mocktail recipe for a Twilight Dove, a mixed drink of cranberry and grape juices and lavender soda.

Virginia's Punch Non-Alcoholic Mixed Drink Recipe
Virginia's Punch is a fun fruit juice mix with a cranberry spice syrup and is topped with ginger ale or rhubarb soda. It's perfect for family holiday parties.

Dry Soda's Maca e Hortela Cocktail Recipe
Cachaca, mint, and apples are paired with DRY Cucumber Soda to create a spectacularly crisp and refreshing cocktail called the Maca e Hortela.

The Rhube Cocktail Recipe
The Rhube is a unique tequila cocktail that pairs a luscious strawberry liqueur with rhubarb soda, which you can make yourself from fresh rhubarb.

About.com Cocktails Readers' Choice Awards Best Distilled Spirits
The Readers' Choice Awards is an annual event for About.com. Readers are encouraged to nominate and vote for their favorite distilled spirits, liquors, and mixers.

Bourbon and Water Mixed Drink Recipe
Bourbon and Water is a popular way to enjoy this (or any) whiskey, yet the question remains: When should you add water to your whiskey? We have that answer.

Woodinville Age Your Own Whiskey Kit Review
Have you ever wanted to age whiskey yourself? With this easy to use kit you can discover for yourself the effects that oak barrels have on whiskey.

Easy Gin and Lavender Martini Recipe
Enjoy the floral taste of lavender in this Lavender Martini recipe, which is a simple variation of the Gin Martini and includes a DIY lavender syrup.

Mango Spice Cocktail Recipe with Absolut Vodka
Mango and jalapeno pepper are used in the Mango Spice to create an interesting contrast of flavors that is perfect for any occasion.

Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe
A classic way to enjoy Aperol, the Aperol Spritz is a refreshing and easy bitter aperitif cocktail that is perfect for dinner parties.

New Amsterdam Gin Union Square Cocktail Recipe
The Union Square is a strawberry and basil gin cocktail that features New Amsterdam Gin, which is a great option for gin lovers trying to save money.

Love Potion #9 Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Sweet, simple, and low-proof, this Love Potion #9 is a delicious blended cocktail that is filled with strawberries, cream, and a hint of chocolate.

Raspberry Mojito Cocktail Recipe
The Raspberry Mojito is a fun and simple cocktail recipe that mixes rum, lime, and mint with Chambord and fresh raspberries for a great summer drink.

Sweet Ben's Pink Lemonade Recipe with X-Rated Fusion
Inspired by The Graduate's Mrs. Robinson, this Sweet Ben's Pink Lemonade is a seductively sweet vodka and lemonade cocktail that features X-Rated Fusion.

Tornado Mixed Drink Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Tornado, a fun mixed drink that is a 'twist' on the Long Island Iced Tea and creates a twister in the glass.

Tornado Cocktail Rum Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Tornado Cocktail, a neat drink of light and dark rums, egg white and lemon and passion fruit juices.

Tuscan Pear Cocktail Recipe with Grey Goose Vodka
The Tuscan Pear cocktail mixes the pear vodka from Grey Goose with limoncello and ginger liqueur along with fresh mint and orange juice for a great drink.

Witch Hunt Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Witch Hunt, a mixed drink of Scotch whisky, dry vermouth, Strega, and lemonade.

White Peach Julep Recipe from Chef Tourondel
Cocktail recipe for Chef Laurent Tourondel's White Peach Julep, a mixed drink of bourbon, peach liqueur, fresh peaches and mint, and peach bitters.

June-go Citrus Splash Rum Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a June-go Citrus Splash, a simple mixed drink of Malibu Mango and Pineapple rums and orange juice created in honor of the Oscar-nominated movie Juno.

Sunset Boulevard Cocktail Recipe with Canadian Club Whisky
Cocktail recipe for a Sunset Boulevard, a mixed drink of Canadian Club 12 Year Old Whiskey, ginger ale, and cranberry juice.

Lilac Shandy Recipe
A great beertail for spring, this Lilac Shandy recipe is easy. All you need is a great pale beer and homemade lilac lemonade and you're sipping in style.

Apple Cider Shandy Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Apple Cider Shandy, a mixed drink of oatmeal stout beer and sparkling apple cider.

Fourth of July Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for a Fourth of July, a layered shot of grenadine, vodka and blue curacao.

Van Gogh Vodka's Sinclairs Sunshine Cocktail Recipe
Sinclairs Sunshine is a fun and easy orange martini cocktail that features Van Gogh Vodka's Oranje and Mango Vodkas with fresh fruit ingredients.

Definition of a Liquor or Distilled Spirit
What exactly is a liquor or a distilled spirit? It is a common question with an easy answer and is essential for your basic knowledge of the bar.

The Traditional Way to Drink Straight Absinthe
Learn the Absinthe Ritual, the traditional way to drink absinthe using an absinthe spoon, sugar cube, and a little water that cools down the potent liquor.

Classic Absinthe Cocktail Recipe
The classic Absinthe Cocktail is a strongly flavored and very potent little drink that uses absinthe with water and a touch of anisette and bitters.

Japanese Slipper Cocktail Recipe
The Japanese Slipper is a short, fruity cocktail that is low-proof and very easy to make, requiring only Midori, Cointreau, and fresh lemon juice.

Firefly Vodka Cocktail Recipe
The Firefly is an easy cocktail recipe that has the effect of a Tequila Sunrise, though it is made with vodka, grapefruit juice, and grenadine.

Gombo Cocktail Recipe with Spiced Rum
The Gombo, is a very easy and quick cocktail recipe that mixes spiced rum, orange juice, and Mountain Dew into a refreshing, tall drink.

Garden Jubilee Cocktail Recipe with Tomato Vodka
Tomato vodka is an unusual infusion. This Garden Jubilee cocktail was designed for it, bringing fresh ingredients from the garden into a unique sour .

PAMA Paradise Cocktail Recipe
A fresh berry-filled cocktail, the PAMA Paradise recipe is a unique summer drink that uses Grand Marnier marinade with pomegranate, vanilla, and pineapple.

Grey Goose's Honey Deuce Cocktail Recipe
The Honey Deuce is a fun and easy summer cocktail recipe that mixes Grey Goose Vodka with fresh lemonade, sweet berry liqueur, and honeydew melon.

Whiskey News
There are many items of interest in the whiskey industry and these are some of the highlights that we can look forward to.

Pyrat Rum Summer Tea Cocktail Recipe
The Pyrat Summer Tea is a refreshing, simplified version of the Long Island Iced Tea. In this recipe, a fine rum is featured with fresh sour mix and cola.

Cran Dandy Shandy Non-alcoholic Drink Recipe
This Cran Dandy Shandy recipe creates an easy non-alcoholic drink that mixes the refreshing taste of lemonade and cranberry with spicy ginger beer.

Herb's Garden Ale Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Herb's Garden Ale is a unique herbal cocktail that is perfect for spring and it all begins with creating your own dill-infused vodka.

Tickled Pink Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Sweet and simple, this elegant recipe for a Tickled Pink cocktail is a great way to celebrate any occasion with a great Champagne drink.

Brandy Characteristics, Production, and Styles
Brandy is a fruit-based distilled spirit that is great for sipping straight and mixing in cocktails. Learn about the varieties of brandy.

Classic Bamboo Cocktail Recipe
The classic Bamboo Cocktail comes from the 19th century and is a sherry version on the popular Dry Martini. It is a simple recipe and a delightful drink.

Angel's Tit Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for an Angel's Tit, a layered mixed drink of white creme de cacao, maraschino cherry liqueur and half and half.

Brandy Old-fashioned Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Brandy Old-fashioned, a Wisconsin favorite and variation of the classic Old-fashioned with brandy, muddled sugar and water, and Angostura bitters.

Whiskey Reviews
Reviews of a few brands of whisky (whiskey) including some favorites and some of the newer brands available on the market.

Cinderella Fruity Non-Alcoholic Mixed Drink Recipe
Mocktail recipe for a Cinderella, a fruity non-alcoholic drink made of lemon, orange, and pineapple juices with grenadine and ginger ale.

Planter's Punch Non-Alcoholic Punch Recipe
Mocktail recipe for a Planter's Punch, the non-alcoholic version of the popular rum drink that is made of pineapple, orange and lemon juices and grenadine.

Imperial Fizz or Whiskey Fizz Cocktail Recipe
The Imperial (or Whiskey) Fizz is a simple highball mixed drink that quickly transforms your favorite whiskey into a tall, sparkling drink.

Classic Monkey Gland Cocktail Recipe
Though the name was inspired by weird medical experiments, the Monkey Gland is one of the best classic gin and absinthe cocktails you will drink.

Classic Waldorf Cocktail Recipe
The Waldorf is a classic cocktail and its recipe has been adapted to modern tastes, which uses just a little absinthe in the mix that is otherwise a Manhattan.

Well Drink or Call Drink... What's the Difference?
Call drinks and well drinks are often used for bars to advertise drink specials and knowing the difference between the two can save you money.

10 Fun Jello Shot Recipes from Favorite Cocktails
Transform your favorite cocktails into jelly shots using these simple recipes that mix flavored gelatin and liquors to create fun, jiggly party favors.

Mimosa Champagne Cocktail Recipe
The Mimosa is a popular brunch cocktail and the recipe for making this great Champagne drink is very easy to follow, requiring only three ingredients.

Toronha Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Toronha, a frozen drink of tequila, grapefruit, and grenadine that is perfect for the hot days of summer.

Toastie or Tomahawk Shooter Recipe
Shooter recipe for a Toastie or Tomahawk, a delicious amaretto and cinnamon schnapps shot drink.

Death by Chocolate Vodka Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Death by Chocolate, a blended mixed drink with vodka, chocolate ice cream, syrup and liqueur with coffee liqueur and whipped cream.

Frozen Rock Lobster Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail recipe for a Rock Lobster, a frozen mixed drink made of coconut rum, banana liqueur, grenadine, pineapple or orange juice and fresh banana, topped with dark rum.

New Amsterdam Gin Soho Cocktail Recipe
Gin, mint, lemongrass, and ginger are combined to create this flavor packed highball called the Soho Cocktail.

Fruity Elegance in the Cupid's Arrow Cocktail
The Cupid's Arrow is a pink love potion packed with flavor. The cocktail includes calvados, raspberry vodka, pomegranate, and chocolate liqueur. Page 8.

The Suggestive G'Spot Cocktail with G'Vine Gin
Featuring the uniquely floral G'Vine Gin, the G'Spot is a cocktail with accents of black raspberry, lemon, lime, and a little sweetness. Page 7.

The Flavorful and Sweet Pink Elephant Cocktail
A modern recipe that is pink, creamy, and delicious, the Pink Elephant is a fun cocktail of Amarula Cream, red wine, raspberry, and chocolate. Page 9.

The Retro Taste of the Red Snapper Cocktail
Perfect for a vintage-clad party, the Red Snapper is a fun, creamy rum cocktail with a pale pink color that is a blast from the past. Page 10.

Pretty in Pink, The Blushing Lady Cocktail
Pomegranate and pink grapefruit pair with a premium vodka to create the lovely and simple Blushing Lady cocktail that is perfect for the ladies. Page 2.

The Beautiful Brazilian Rose Cachaca Cocktail
Accent your table with a stunningly beautiful and easy Brazilian Rose cocktail that features the flavors cachaca, guava, and orange.

The Popular French Martini
A popular cocktail, the French Martini is a simple and fun mix of gin, raspberry, and pineapple, and it is a pink drink that all will enjoy. Page 3.

Maker's Heart, A Fruity Bourbon Manhattan
A fruity variation on the Manhattan, the Maker's Heart is a delight for romantic occasions, bringing in blackberry and pomegranate into the bourbon mix. Page 6.

A Rum Twist on a Favorite in the Rosy Rum Cosmo
The Cosmopolitan gets an upgrade in the Rosy Rum Cosmo, the pink cocktail with a mix of lemon rum, cranberry, orange, lime, and a hint of mint. Page 4.

Citrus and Strawberry in a Victoria's Secret Cocktail
Strawberry and citrus are the star flavors of the very easy Victoria's Secret cocktail, which is perfect for any occasion calling for a beautiful pink drink. Page 5.

Celebrate Spring with a Homemade Lilac Simple Syrp
Lilacs bloom every spring and you can use these beautiful flowers to add a sweet floral flavor to your drinks and cocktails by making your own lilac simple syrup.

Prepare Lilacs for Making a Simple Syrup
Preparing lilacs for a homemade simple syrup is easy and fun and one of the best smelling kitchen tasks you will do.

Making Lilac Syrup on the Stove
Making lilac simple syrup is easy and requires just a few minutes on the stove. This three-ingredient recipe is a fun way to extend the freshness of spring.

Get the Full Lilac Flavor in Simple Syrup
To get the full flavor of lilacs in your homemade simple syrup, you will need to allow the syrup to cool and the flowers to infuse it for a few hours.

Strain the Lilac Flowers from the Finished Syrup
Straining is the final step in preparing a DIY lilac simple syrup and it is very easy to do. The key is to remove as many lilac flowers as possible.

Mix Floral Drinks with Lilac Simple Syrup
Lilac simple syrup can be used to create floral spring drinks. Recipes include a Lilac Lemon Drop Martini, Lilac Shandy, and a fresh Lilac Lemonade.

Ardmore Traditional Cask Scotch Whisky Review
Ardmore Traditional Cask Scotch is an affordable whiskey that is double-matured and a nice Highland single malt whisky for sipping or mixing.

Bartending Tips Videos on About.com
Watch videos that break down some of the techniques and theories behind mixing drinks and making better cocktails.

RumChata Banana Cream Pie Cocktail Recipe
Enjoy a Banana Cream Pie Cocktail featuring RumChata. The recipe is easy and simply pairs the popular cream liqueur with your favorite banana liqueur.

RumChata Lemon Cake Cocktail Recipe
This Lemon Cake cocktail recipe creates a delicious mixed drink that pairs RumChata Cream Liqueur with the sweet taste of limoncello and it's easy.