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Carrie Allan is a writer and editor who lives in Hyattsville, Md. Her Spirits column appears regularly.
On its own, it’s not sweet enough to sweeten and not sour enough to do the souring a balanced cocktail requires.
SPIRITS | The trend is growing, but too many restaurants and bars still don’t put nearly enough creativity into their booze-free drinks.
SPIRITS | This drink’s earthy-tasting base is lovely when dolled up with wintry spices.
SPIRITS | With a DIY bar, your guests can bond over making their drinks while they await the feast.
Philip Greene’s new book celebrates the era, its bars and a cast of characters including Ernest Hemingway.
Todd Thrasher wants to launch a global brand from the conspicuous new distillery
Adding ingredients to your cubes means your drink will evolve as they melt.
SPIRITS | Unlike a Pink Squirrel, these cocktails aren’t tooth-achingly sweet.
SPIRITS | When made in a way that respects its Cuban ancestor, the drink is a thing of beauty.