Cocktails For The Changing Weather

Drinks with a dash of nostalgia that are fit for summer or fall

According to the calendar, the Northern Hemisphere is well into autumn, but it will take some time before the weather catches up and properly commits to the season of transition. We can expect heatwaves undercut by wintry chills. Leaves will fall as the sun sets earlier, but the vivaciousness of summer doesn’t sap too quickly. With all of this swirling about, drinkers begin to switch …

Six Next-Level Hot Toddy Recipes

From a flaming Hot Spice Grog to a Yuzu Toddy Cocktail and more to warm things up

While we can’t (scientifically) attest to the famed Hot Toddy being a cold remedy, we can stand behind its warm deliciousness. Traditionally composed of whisky, hot water, honey and lemon (or spices), this simple hot cocktail has been around for a few centuries and continues to delight. With only a handful of ingredients, there’s plenty of room for flavor variations—whether that be adding in something …

Six Seasonal Cocktails with Unexpected Ingredients

Sangria with spiced pear, Schoenauer Apfel liquor, and activated charcoal in rum are just some of what we're mixing

There’s nothing wrong with embracing pumpkin puree at this time of year. However, we wanted to go a bit further into the seasonal spectrum and we’ve found a few ingredients making their presence known. From the hundreds of cocktails and recipes we reviewed or sampled, the following six reflect some observations we’ve made of late. The first, and boldest, happens to be charcoal. Yes, this …