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5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

Herbs

The 19 Most Lavish Hotel Bars in the World

You'll want to fly across the globe just to grab a drink at one of these bars.<p>No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract …

Andy Warhol

How a Wine and Cocaine Cocktail became Coca Cola

<i>I</i> think by now most of us have heard the story about our world-famous soft drink, Coco-Cola, once containing a significant dose of cocaine until it …

Alcohol

14 Cocktails Every Gin Lover Should Know

Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.<p>Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.

The 13 Best Winter Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold

From an updated martini to a seasonal riff on the manhattan, here's what to drink when the temperature dips.<p>You can sip a martini any time, but there's something particularly pleasurable about a cocktail designed for the colder months. "Everyone's looking to drink seasonally," says bartender …

Four Ridiculous Demands That Venture Capital Investors Make

Many VC firms still accept legal fee reimbursements from the startups they invest in. Ludicrous.<p>Investors are growing more conservative as valuations are cooling down, and the balance of power between entrepreneurs and VCs may be shifting back toward the money men.<p>As a result, some investors feel …

Venture Capital

Why You Can (And Should) Keep The Gin Flowing This Winter

Gin and vodka -- long relied upon for crucial summertime refreshment -- typically slip into a state of seasonal depression when it gets cold outside.<p>There's something about the brown liquors -- whiskey, scotch and dark rum -- that just makes us feel like we need their warmth.<p>But Kevin Denton, …

Weather

3 Classy Cocktails to Show Off Your Grand Marnier

Orange liqueur is a staple of mixology; there are any number of classic (or modern) cocktails you just can't make without it. But not all orange …

Brandy

9 deliciously simple cocktails you can actually make

Having a few good cocktail recipes in your back pocket is arguably the best accessory you can carry.<p>But overstocking your home bar and trying to learn a bunch of drinks all at once isn't a good idea. Start with one recipe, make it a few times, and then move on to another drink that uses similar …

Markets

Calories and Cocktails - The True Weight of Your Drink

We all know the dangers associated with drinking alcohol: the damage to your liver, brain, heart, and many other parts of your body are no …

The Best Wine for Your Zodiac Sign

You could choose your next bottle based on its label—or go for the one that's so you it's practically written in the stars.<p>You could choose your next bottle based on its label—or go for the one that's so you it's practically written in the stars. Here, the Astro Twins and Wine All The Time's …

Wine

How to Look Good After a Weekend of Partying

10 nutrition and beauty tips to help you bounce back by Monday.<p>You may have spent Saturday night dancing on tables until the lights turned on, but give yourself 24 hours of antioxidants, vitamins and reparative skin treatments and no one will be the wiser come Monday. Here's your hangover cheat …

Gin and Tonic

17<p>Shares 17<p>Growing up in New England, gin and tonic is the classic summer drink. It’s bracing, fresh, cool, and not overly potent. The joke was that …

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The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Watermelon, Lime, and Tequila Frozen Cocktail

4 Servings<p>For best flavor, head to the farmers' market for peak-season fruit. Freeze in a single layer on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet until solid.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3½ cups watermelon pieces, frozen; plus wedges for serving (optional)<p>6 oz. tequila blanco<p>4 oz. simple syrup<p>2 oz. fresh …

Watermelon

The Best and Worst Alcohol to Drink If You Want to Lose Weight

<i>Summer often means hanging by the pool and sipping a cold one. But this can be tricky if you're trying to lose weight. YourTango is here with the best and worst alcohol to drink if you want to keep pounds off.</i><p>Piña coladas are not your friend.<p>We live for our happy hour dates but by doing so, are we …

How to sound like an expert next time you order a martini at the bar

But when the bartender asks for specifics, suddenly you're fumbling — vodka or gin? Shaken or stirred? And what in the world is a dry martini?<p>Does it even matter?<p>It does, according to Allen Katz, the director of Mixology and Spirits Education for Southern Wine & Spirits of New York. He helped us …

Cocktails