How to make a Tequila Sunrise

As tacky as it is delicious, the Tequila Sunrise is one of those drinks that get plenty of orders at the beach bar, especially as soon as one person orders it. And who can blame them, with a drink so eye-catching? Mimicking a sunrise hue over the sea, the gradient orange and red colors of the drink is what gives this cocktail its visual allure. … Continue reading How to make a Tequila Sunrise

How to make a Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is probably the most adulterated cocktail out there. Hate it or love it, it’s one drink that stands out thanks to its bright red hue, massive celery garnish, and reputation for being a hangover cure. Drink more to recover from over-drinking, makes sense, right? Whatever your leanings are, below you’ll find a simple Bloody Mary recipe to get things started. Once you … Continue reading How to make a Bloody Mary

How to make a Paloma

The refreshingly delicious Paloma is a favorite in Mexico, and for good reason. It’s a beautiful union of grapefruit and tequila flavors, and many actually prefer the Paloma to the more well-known Margarita when looking for a tequila-based cocktail. We know we do. Here’s how to make a classic Paloma, with a few added suggestions if you’re looking to change things up with fresh ingredients. … Continue reading How to make a Paloma

How to make a Daiquiri

We love the Daiquiri for being a rum-based delight that doesn’t fall under the category of being a punch or tiki cocktail. One of the first rum concoctions ever made, today’s Daiquiri standard is one made famous by prolific writer and tippler Ernest Hemingway. Though easy to make, the best Daiquiri balances acidity and sweetness well, while allowing rum’s inherent agricultural characteristics to work its … Continue reading How to make a Daiquiri

How to make a Mai Tai

The granddaddy of all Tiki drinks, the Mai Tai is still a popular cocktail to this day for its complex, balanced flavors and rum-forward moreish-ness. While there are many variations to the multi-faceted Mai Tai, one thing is always certain: a good Mai Tai recipe allows the rum to shine. If you’re looking for a tropical, refreshing drink enjoyable any time of day, look no … Continue reading How to make a Mai Tai

How to make an Aperol Spritz

A citrusy, refreshing and bubbly cocktail, the Aperol Spritz is one of the most easy-drinking, low-in-alcohol beverages out there. Perfect on a hot day as the first drink of the evening (we usually start at 5pm), the Aperol Spritz is also super easy to make, requiring no involvement of barware at all, as the entire concoction is built in the glass you’re serving it in. … Continue reading How to make an Aperol Spritz

How to make a Gimlet

Once drank for medicinal uses, the Gimlet is now a refined person’s drink. Though made using only three simple ingredients, we’ve seen bars these days serve this up as a luxurious, high-priced tipple. It’s definitely delicious and addictive, and if you’re using the right kind of gin, it sure can be a costly cocktail. Make it as fancy (or as simple) as you want at … Continue reading How to make a Gimlet

How to make a Long Island Iced Tea

Ahhh, the Long Island Iced Tea. Sipping on a jug of this was the last memory many of us had before waking up in bed the next morning wondering what happened at the club. A deceptively stiff drink, easy to make and actually really tasty, this tamely-named drink can sneak up on you hard and fast. Follow along the recipe below to make a glass, … Continue reading How to make a Long Island Iced Tea