Peter LaPierre

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Cocktail Culture Is Officially Sweet on Bitter Fernet-Branca

Fernet-Branca may be just about the only thing on which your grandmother and your bartender agree.<p>The Italian amaro was invented in 1845 by …

San Francisco

Three Caipirinhas to Drink During the Olympics

The whole world will diving into the 2016 Summer Olympics tonight as the games kick off with the Opening Ceremony. For better or worse, the next few …

Summer Olympics

Day at the Races Beer Julep

What happens when you mix the traditional Mint Julep with a hoppy IPA? This Day at the Races Julep!1 oz. rye whiskey<br>¼ oz. fresh lime juice<br>½ oz. cane …

30 cocktail recipes to fight summer heat wave

15 Outstanding Gins for Summer Cocktails

"Curious, yet marvelous," this unique Scottish spirit is distilled in small batches using 12 high-quality botanicals. The particularly soft and …

Tequila Negroni Sour

Ingredients:<p>1.5 ounces of tequila<br>• 1 ounce of Campari<br>• 1ounce of vermouth<br>• 1 teaspoon agave nectar<br>• ½ lemon, juiced<br>• 1 egg white<br>• 1/2 cup of ice<p><b>Garnish: Thyme</b> …

Tequila

Cucumber Cooler Cocktails

Cucumber Cooler Cocktails<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>5 mins<p>A light, refreshing cocktail with fresh lime and mint and a surprising, pleasant crunch from …

Cucumber

Your Kentucky Derby Party Will Be A Lot Cooler With These Cocktail Recipes

The Kentucky Derby is today, and you know what that means: We have yet another American sporting event that gives us a socially appropriate reason to day-drink.<p>The point here is celebration. Some of us may be celebrating the nation’s longest running sporting event; the race has been presented by …

12 Beer Cocktails for Easy Warm-Weather Drinking

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Fruity, creamy <i>witbier</i>; peppery saison; tangy <i>berliner weisse</i>; bright, fresh pilsner—warm weather brings with it all sorts of amazing beer. But a cold, refreshing cocktail can also be wonderful on a hot day. Who's to say …

Flavors

7 Delicious Ways to Make a Sidecar, the Too-Often Forgotten Classic Cocktail

Add this drink to your repertoire.<p>When you hear <i>classic cocktail</i>, which drink comes to mind? Unless you're a mixology buff, you probably think <i>martini</i> …

Cocktails

Raspberry Mint Bourbon Lemonade

Ingredients<p>1.5 ounces of bourbon<br>• 6 raspberries (3 for garnish<br>• 4 ounces of lemonade<br>• 1 tablespoon of mint syrup (*recipe below)<br>• 1 cup of ice<br>• 4 mint sprigs …

Cocktails

How 1 Fundamental Cocktail Formula Turns into 8+ Drinks

Sweet + sour + spirit.<p>This archetypal and infinitely malleable blueprint for the Sour was, alongside the Fix and the Julep, one of the very first formulas to climb out of the primordial cocktail era of the nineteenth century. It was a time when Victorian drinkers adjusted to the speed of city life …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Google Analytics

Easter Cocktails

Sure, you could whip up a batch of Mimosas or Bloody Marys, but why not liven up this year’s Easter brunch celebration with something a little more …

7 Ways to Make an Ultra-Springy Pimm's Cup

The perfect post-polo drink.<p>If Spring had an official cocktail, the Pimm's Cup would be it. It's ultra-refreshing, bright and vibrant—and as easy to …

Liqueurs

8 Irish Whiskey Cocktails for St. Patrick's Day

Everyone knows what to do with green beer: you drink it and carry on with your St. Patrick's Day shenanigans. But many people are at a loss when it comes to Irish whiskey—not that there's anything wrong with a shot, but there are lots of deliciously different ways to sip it. If you're looking for …

Cocktails

What to Make With Rye Whiskey: 23 Delicious Cocktails

If I'm having whiskey, my first choice is rye. I love its spicy flavor and the way it cuts through a drink, whether you're working with budget bottles (I'm partial to Redemption) or fancier options.<p>I also love that rye cocktails can be as simple or as complex as you like—just dress it up with sugar …

Vermouth

Thinking of Making a Cocktail? Consider Your French Press

When Kevin Denton, the Nationalist Mixologist for Pernod Ricard (and previously of Wylie Dufrense‘s wd~50), came to Food52, he brought with him a bevy of cocktail ingredients and tools—and among them, unexpectedly, was the French press.<p>Standing over fifty lowball glasses, he mixed a bubbling pot of …

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 …

10 Places to Visit in Montreal

Restaurant impresarios are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging 
from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. 
— Mark Slutsky

Bread

Northern Lights Sparkling Cocktail

This sparkling cocktail gets saucy, thanks to several barspoons of a favorite holiday condiment. “It’s the perfect welcome drink at any holiday …

Cool Weather Cocktails

Bourbon, rye and Scotch. Our cocktail expert presents three original takes on some classics for your fall drinking pleasure.

Living Rooms

11 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes Straight from America’s Best Bartenders

With cozy Netflix movies queued up, late fall is finally upon us. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up on a little happy hour fun. Sure, it might be time to say goodbye to breezy, beach-side drinks, but tasty Thanksgiving and fall-themed sippers are lovely in their own right. Read on for the …

New York City

Trinidad Sour

Offbeat drinks have a steeper hill to climb when it comes to attaining classic status. The Trinidad Sour, created by New York bartender Giuseppe …

Bitters

More than a Spritz: 3 Cold Weather Aperol Cocktails

With its gentle orange, bittersweet flavor and brilliant color, Aperol is a no-brainer for bright summer drinks (And we’ve made quite a few …

Weather

3 Brilliant Whiskey Punches for Your Next Party

Think of punch and odds are you're thinking rum…or just a bunch of fruit juices spiked with whatever booze you have on hand. But that doesn't have to …

Flavors

The 5 Cocktail Blogs You Should Be Reading

The world wide web of booze is never-ending. Cocktail recipes, spirits reviews, news and think-pieces abound from hundreds of bloggers. But sometimes …

Bar Hacks Every Man Should Know

Hacking

How to Fix the Amaretto Sour

The best way to make an Amaretto Sour could be by taking out the amaretto.<p>You probably don't miss the Amaretto Sour. In fact, you probably haven't …

Eggs

7 Best Cocktails To Mix Before Bed

Whether you’ve had a long day at work or watching the sunset on a lazy Sunday, you deserve a quality nightcap.<p>While most people limit themselves to a …