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Spyros Patsialos, former manager of Greece’s Faltso Bar, created this highly complex tiki drink using the native Greek spirit, mastiha, as the base.
This is the Chicago bar Barrelhouse Flat’s subtle riff on the “julep on a small plan.”
Fresh flavors of apricot and lemon mingle in harmony to take this sparkling cocktail from Jimmy Hibbard far and above its gin Martini roots.
Jonathan Lam’s funky, peaty rum-based riff on the Old-Fashioned.
A tequila-based beverage by Patrick McNicholas that combines lime, honey, cucumber and chai.
As a lower alcohol, softer-hitting drink, Dan Greenbaum’s combination of Amaro Montenegro and fino sherry is a friendly Spain vs. Italy matchup.
Named after a song by the punk band The Lawrence Arms, the Quincetuple Your Money is Matthew Belanger’s “bitter tikified mash-up of a Rome With A View and a Bizzy Izzy Highball.”
A combination of sour, sweet and bitter Heugel turns the Americano on its head and kicks it up with citrus for a cross between a bitter highball and a sour.
Ever a lover of combining beer with bitters, Damon Boelte of Brooklyn’s Grand Army Bar tops this “mezcal Negroni” with IPA for a smoky and bitter, yet refreshing long drink.
Curaçao steps up to center stage in this elegant gin cocktail (which can be served up or topped with soda) from Atlanta’s Greg Best.