Do you sip tequila, taking your time to savor all the complexities of the blue-agave-derived spirit? Or are you more the type to order a row of shots, all taken down quick with a lick of salt and squeeze of lime?There’s a case to be made for both approaches to drinking. But as tequila sales have doubled in the U.
We’re big fans of these popsicles from Cocktail Crafty that are perfect for your all-American celebrations. Their layers make them more time-consuming than most liquor-spiked pops, but the end result is totally Pinterest-worthy.Don’t be tempted to add more liquor than the recipe calls for, or you will end up with boozy slush.
Minutes after the sodden drinks industry extravaganza kicked off in New Orleans last month with a brass band, a San Francisco bartender began his own Tales of the Cocktail seminar on the value of silently conveying your sobriety.“There’s a positivity in saying ‘no,’” says Mark Goodwin, the founder of The Pin Project, which earned a 2018 grant from the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation for his endeavor to create a mechanism to take the awkwardness out of saying you won’t be drinking.
Eden Laurin, the head of spirits programs at Dove’s Luncheonette, Publican Anker and The Violet Hour in Chicago, spices an aged rum with warming cinnamon, cloves and star anise for her cold weather take on the Mojito. A splash of Licor 43, a Spanish liqueur flavored with vanilla and botanical herbs and spices, adds aromatics.
Due to climate change, pollution and other human causes, many animal species across the world are on the brink of collapse. And while it’s not uncommon for a liquor brand to sponsor an odd fundraiser, there are some brands that go above that to help in animal conservation. These are four booze brands working hard to protect threatened and endangered species.
Find out what happens when you add mango to an all-time classic.2 oz Mango-Infused Rum1/2 oz Lime juice1/2 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)Garnish: lime wheelAdd all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Garnish with a lime wheel.