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The Ultimate MGP Rye Whiskey Showdown | PUNCH

“Why do people pay more for the same whiskey distilled in Indiana from one NDP [non-distiller producer] vs another? [sic],” pondered a man on one of …

The Complete Guide to Amaro, Bitters and More

Cocktails<p>Five Easy Drinks That Embrace Red Bitters<p>From an aperitivo classic to a wildcard cocktail that calls on mezcal and yellow Chartreuse, here …

PUNCH | Who Killed the Cocktail?

Who is to blame for the Dark Ages of cocktails? Has anyone been brought to bear for the crime of causing American drinking to regress to a …

PUNCH | Midnight Stinger

• Add all ingredients to a shaking tin, add ice and shake.<br>• Strain over crushed ice into a rocks glass, and garnish with a mint sprig.

PUNCH | Latin Trifecta

Drawing on ingredients from romance language-speaking countries, the Latin Trifecta honors Spain, Italy and Mexico with the strong and savory trio of …

PUNCH | How to Science Your Way to a Better Cocktail Syrup

When making drinks, we always look at different ways of introducing additional layers of flavor to a cocktail. At White Lyan—and now Super Lyan and …

The Tale of the Tuxedo Cocktail

The mystery of the <b>Tuxedo Cocktail</b> is trying figure out just which Tuxedo we’re talking about. The Tuxedo is more a spectrum of recipes, rather than a …

Absinthe

PUNCH | The Best Mezcals for Sipping Under $50

Two decades ago, mezcal was almost non-existent in the U.S. spirits market. Today, it has established itself as perhaps the last big spirit category …

Alcohol

PUNCH | White Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail Recipe

At Brooklyn’s Long Island Bar, summer spritzes coast right on through fall. Here, herbal Suze meets bianco vermouth in Toby Cecchini’s sbagliato …

Vermouth

PUNCH | How to Use Angostura Bitters—Beyond the Dash

Think of Angostura bitters as the “pinch of salt” of the drinks world: a quintessential ingredient used to tie together flavors in a cocktail, it’s …

PUNCH | Johann Goes to Mexico Cocktail Recipe

This mezcal spin on the Trinidad Sour calls for a full half-ounce of Angostura bitters. A cocktail-geek special if there ever was one, it’s dense and …

Bitters

PUNCH | What Exactly Is a 'Japanese-Style' Cocktail Bar?

Bar Goto, the new Lower East Side bar opened by veteran bartender Kenta Goto, is the latest addition to New York City’s firmament of serious cocktail …

Japan

PUNCH | Shaken, Up and … on an Ice Cube?

“Straight up or on the rocks” is a phrase that has echoed through bars for ages. It’s how we’ve come to think about our drinks. They are either …

Classics with a Twist: The Mezcal Negroni

Anatomy of a Craft Cocktail - Chowhound

Craft cocktails are all the rage right now - and I'll tell you why it's neither faze nor fad. Craft cocktails are made with passion, skill and love …

Cocktails

The Life-Changing Magic of Equal-Parts Cocktails

You may not realize it, but you’re probably already familiar with “equal parts” drinks—cocktails with ingredients measured out in precisely equal …

The Best Scotch Under $50

You know who knows best which bottles to buy? The people who pour and sell drinks—that’s who. We asked dozens of top bartending and spirits industry …

Why The Negroni Should Be Your 2017 Summer Cocktail

Ah, the Negroni. The cocktail so good Ernest Hemingway named one of his nine dogs down in Havana after it. It’s an absolute classic drink — every bartender worth her salt has mastered it and every barfly has learned to love it.<p>Negronis are devilishly simple to make with only five ingredients — gin, …