Topics :: cocktails

Meet John Porter CEO of 2 Skinny Drunks

By Denise Royal | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
John Porter didn't set out to be the CEO of a company that manufactures organic cocktail mixers. But something changed during Thanksgiving of 2011...

In the Spirit: It's a Win with Gin

By Kristen Siebecker | Friday Jul 18, 2014
The latest in our series on spirits and mixology tackles the ori"gins" of gin. Considered the world's first flavored vodka, we've picked our favorites and scouted out the best gin bars in the country.

In the Spirit: Rum

By Kristen Siebecker | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
It’s almost Fourth of July and while most might be grabbing a beer, how about sipping some rum?

Skip the Lime: New Spring Cocktails

By Alison Ladman | Sunday May 4, 2014
The cost of limes this spring has skyrocketed, pushing the price of some of our favorite summer sips to levels that could break the bank. Skip the lime and try these refreshing cocktail recipes that rely on other fruit that won’t break the bank.

In the Spirit: Mezcal Offers a New Take for Cinco de Mayo

By Kristen Siebecker | Friday May 2, 2014
It’s nearly Cinco de Mayo, and yes, you know you’re going to be indulging in a margarita, but how about taking that up a notch and using mezcal? It’s tequila’s smoky stepsister and can add additional layers of flavor to your cocktail.

The Drunken Munkey: A New Take on Anglo-Indian Cuisine

By Laura Grimmer | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
New York City’s Upper East Side welcomes The Drunken Munkey, a forward-thinking craft cocktail bar that churns out artisan drinks and innovative cuisine that combines historical culinary references with modern flair.

In the Spirit: Rye... or Rye Not?

By Kristen Siebecker | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
With a bit of chill in the air throughout most of the county, you may want to opt for a cocktail that warms you up -- and if you want to stay on trend, consider American rye.

Love on the Rocks: Luscious Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

By EDGE | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
Whether you’re looking to romance your sweetheart, kindle a new flame or douse a relationship that’s on the rocks, EDGE offers you cocktail recipes for any Valentine scenario.

Irresistible Holiday Cocktails Beyond Bubbles

By EDGE | Monday Dec 16, 2013
Looking to diversify your cocktail repertoire? Most people turn to champagne for their end-of-year cheers, but why not shake it up, literally, with some refreshing holiday-inspired recipes that will ring in the new year with a bit more personality?

Libation Gift Guide 2013: Holiday Spirits

By Kelsy Chauvin | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin scopes out the best booze of the season at the first annual Village Voice Holiday Spirits events, and unveils lick-smacking libations and clever cocktails for any time of year.