To a base of brandy and bourbon, this punch gets a hit of dry Curaçao and Amaro CioCiaro, plus a sparkling rosé topper.
Cranberries, oranges, and apples are at the heart of this winterized long drink.
The acidic Riesling, homemade grape syrup, and aromatic rosemary garnish add a layered complexity that continues to linger after the first sip in this Alpine-inspired spritz.
Amaro Sfumato, a rhubarb-based amaro, adds bitter interest and an enticing hint of smoke to this Daiquiri rendition.
"A great nightcap is the perfect mix of strong and sweet," claims Meaghan Dorman, whose Midnight Bouquet incorporates St-Germain alongside grapefruit for a bittersweet companion to the salinity and smokiness of mezcal and tequila.
Drawing from the ingredients that she herself would most want at the end of the night, Kimberly Rosselle pairs dry vermouth with the floral notes of St-Germain and the bitterness of Amaro Lucano.
A "total cocktail nerd drink" that see pisco, egg white and amaro shaken together, from Memphis bartender Nick Talarico.
Westlight’s False Start is a stirred drink garnished with a cucumber that balances reposado tequila with bitter, nutty Cardamaro, rosso vermouth and Cynar, for a drink that’s rich but surprisingly light on its feet.
Sam Ross, the longtime bartender at Milk & Honey (now Attaboy), created this simple, equal-parts drink for the opening menu at The Violet Hour in Chicago, a bar where he never worked.
A neo-tiki Negroni, with blackstrap rum and Ferrari (Fernet mixed with Campari) taking the place of traditional gin and Campari.