The art of daytime drinking, long a cultural mainstay in Europe, has become more prevalent stateside in recent years. Here, five cocktails made for midday, from a sherry-strawberry highball to a swizzle straight out of New Orleans.
Welcome to “Shit We Found on eBay,” wherein we plumb the depths of the consumer-to-consumer marketplace to find the weirdest collectibles related to drinking—and then give them away. This round: a miniature bar hiding six antique cocktail picks.
Light red wines have become increasingly fashionable of late, especially in the heat of summer, when it’s only fitting to throw the bottles on ice. Jon Bonné on what makes for an ideal summer red, plus a showdown of the PUNCH team’s favorite chillable picks.
Known as the “pony,” the seven-ounce bottle usually filled with commercial-grade beer has been appearing lately at bars both high and low. Megan Krigbaum on the origins—and wide-reaching, enduring appeal—of the tiny beer.
In “Bringing It Back Bar,” we shine a light on overlooked bottles and devise recipes to take them from back bar to front shelf. Up now: the bittersweet Italian vermouth, Punt e Mes.
Perhaps the most iconic glass shape in the history of cocktails, the angular Martini glass has deep roots in the American imagination—despite being widely loathed by today’s bartenders. Lizzie Munro on the rise and fall of the drink world’s most recognizable symbol and what it represents today.
Five bartenders play with five go-to summer drinks—from the Paloma to the G&T—for unorthodox but welcome variations that may just become new classics.
Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: a look at the boom of American pét-nat.
Welcome to “Possibly Useful Wine Questions” (PUWQ), in which we ask sommeliers to pick wines for some unconventional situations. This round, East Coast vs. West Coast: Amanda Smeltz and Eric Railsback share their favorite wines to serve over ice, the best bargain non-Champagne and the two bottles they’d drink forever and ever.
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(n.): A sweet almond-based syrup flavored with orange flower water. French in origin, it is used as a cocktail mixer in many classic drinks, such as the Mai Tai, the Scorpion and the Japanese Cocktail. As commercial versions can be laden with high-fructose corn syrup and lack the slightly creamy texture of the best versions, […]More A-Z →