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Eight Days of Sh*t We Found on eBay

Welcome to “Sh*t 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. In this special holiday edition, we’re celebrating the end of 2016 with eight crazy nights of eBay crap.

Pour Some Champagne on Your Punch

Bubbly punches, from a large-format French 75 to a whiskey and amaro number spiked with sparkling rosé.

How to Hack Classic Cocktails for the Holidays

With additions like syrups and some key ingredient swaps, there’s no reason classic cocktails can’t pinch-hit in the holiday drink canon. Here, how to “holiday-ize” everything from the Daiquiri to the Tom Collins.

Meet Our Newest Carry-On Cocktail Kit

Introducing the latest addition to our Carry-On Cocktail Kit collaboration with W&P Design: A pocket-sized party containing everything you need to make two fancy Hot Toddies.

Five Long Drinks Built for Winter

When mixed with the likes of amari, herbal liqueurs and seasonal fruit, the summer-ready long drink transitions seamlessly to winter.

How Our Favorite Drinkers Do Thanksgiving

From cranberry-spiked Whiskey Sours to liqueurs of all types, a few of our favorite people share their Thanksgiving drinking traditions.

Our Favorite Holiday Cocktail Recipes by Style

With a wide range of flavors and formats, here are our favorite cocktail recipes for holiday drinking, from Eggnog to punch and beyond.

Five Low-Proof Punches Made for Entertaining

Low-proof punch was made for holiday gatherings, allowing for multiple festive rounds without the side effects. Here, five large-format cocktails low in alcohol and big in holiday flavor, featuring everything from dry cider to cranberry cordial.

What Exactly Is a Royale?

Historically a Champagne-topped twist on a pre-existing recipe, the royale cocktail dates back several centuries. Here, get to know the Kir and Punch Royales alongside their modern interpretations.

Six Cocktails That Rethink the Nightcap

The last drink of the night can come in many forms. Here, six bartenders offer their take on the nightcap, from an amaro-inspired Pousse-Café to a savory, stirred cocktail that incorporates both tequila and mezcal.