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Classic Dry Martini

A classic dry martini cocktail made with gin and vermouth and stirred with ice.

Author: The Editors of Epicurious

Cherry Vodka

Author: Anne Applebaum

Old Fashioned

The invention of the drink is frequently (and probably inaccurately) credited to a bartender at the Pendennis Club, in Louisville, Kentucky, who around the turn of the 20th century reportedly made the...

Author: Robert Hess

Basic Mead

The mead you make with this recipe will reflect the qualities of the honey you use. Consult our guide to mead and consider using a first-rate varietal honey. Because mead is fairly high in alcohol (10-...

Mai Tai

An easy Mai Tai cocktail recipe

To Make an Excellent Cherry Bounce

Author: Stephen A. McLeod

Kahlúa Spiked Frozen Mocha Lattes

Author: Abigail Johnson Dodge

Vodka and Watermelon Cooler

An easy Vodka and Watermelon Cooler drink recipe

French 75

This recipe is from Eben Freeman, bartender of Tailor Restaurant in New York City. The drink tastes best when served very cold, so Freeman recommends making sure the glass and the sparkling wine are well...

Author: Eben Freeman

Bazooka Bubblegum Cocktail

Eben Freeman, bartender of Tailor Restaurant in New York City, developed this bubblegum-infused vodka cocktail. The drink gets its name from Bazooka bubblegum, but Freeman prefers to use Double Bubble...

Author: Eben Freeman

Hot Buttered Rum

Of all the rums we tried for this recipe, we liked Myers's best. But Oronoco, a new white rum from Brazil, also made a beautifully balanced drink.

Fleming Fizz

This winter cocktail is a cross between a Penicillin and a French 75. It's a bold, gingery-spicy cocktail for Scotch lovers.

Author: Fred Yarm

Fresh Lime Margarita

Dipping the rims of the glasses into a mixture of salt and sugar is a nice touch.

Amaretto Cranberry Kiss

Author: Meredith Deeds

Classic Daiquiri

Nothing like the ubiquitous frozen drinks that bear the same name, this classic cocktail is light, refreshing, and the perfect easy cocktail to while away the summer hours.

Original Martini

Author: Albert Stevens Crockett

Sweet Tea with Vodka and Lemonade

A perfect summertime cocktail. Because it's a combination of iced tea, lemonade, and booze, we've dubbed it the Tipsy Arnold Palmer.

Author: Fred Thompson

Piña Colada

Created in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the 1950s, this is a longstanding classic. While it can be made with a variety of rums-dark, aged, spiced, white, coconut-I like using a combination, but feel free...

Author: Kim Haasarud

Hot White Russian

This steaming version of the classic vodka, cream, and coffee cocktail is especially appealing in winter.

Berry Rum Punch

Author: Tom Douglas

Cactus Fruit Cocktails

Author: Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

Pomegranate Champagne Punch

This bright and bubbly punch features pomegranate seeds and Champagne.

Author: Melissa Clark

Pisco Sour

Author: Ryan McGrale

Blackberry Gin Fizz

Author: Chad Robertson

Eggnog

Classic Gourmet Magazine Eggnog

Rompope (Mexican Milk, Egg, Spice, and Liquor Punch)

Rompope is served chilled, often over ice, but it can be served warm, which is how I prefer it when cold weather sets in. Either way, it's rich, velvety, fragrant, and certainly full of cheer.

Author: María Del Mar Sacasa

Gazpacho Bloody Marys

Author: Ted Allen

Champagne Punch with Brandy and Citrus

Eye-opening notes of lemon, lime, and grapefruit keep this festive punch from heading into ultra-sweet territory-and fresh mint seconds the motion. "Once the Champagne has been added," says Scott Peacock,...

Author: Scott Peacock

Bloody Mary

Author: Eben Freeman

Calvados Sidecars

Author: Holly Smith

Dandelion Wine

Author: Miche Bacher

Hot Toddy

Brandy or Scotch also work well in a hot toddy, but the vanilla sweetness of good bourbon was our favorite-this time, at least.

The Classic Margarita

Learn the classic recipe for a margarita on the rocks, a refreshing cocktail made with high quality tequila.

Blended Golden Mojito

Author: Sarah Tenaglia

Classic Champagne Cocktail

Author: Kim Haasarud

Lychee Martini

Enid P. Saldana of San Juan, Puerto Rico, writes: "I would love to get the recipe for the lychee Martini they serve at Kittichai, in New York City." This summer, enjoy a vodka Martini with a real twist...

Basil Vodka Gimlets

This fragrant twist on the gimlet cocktail gets its clean green notes not from lime juice but from fresh basil. For extra glamour and aroma, tuck small sprigs of additional basil into each glass.