Breakfast Martini

One of the most famous examples of jam as an ingredient in a cocktail.


The Juniperotivo is a straightforward mixture of gin, lime and muddled mint, with the unexpected addition of pomegranate syrup.

Earl Grey MarTEAni

Audrey Saunders’ reknowned non-Martini MarTEAni helped pave the way for the gin Martini's return.

Bar Tonique’s Ramos Gin Fizz

Somewhere between a Gin Fizz and a milkshake, the laborious Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail was born in New Orleans at Henry Ramos’ Imperial Cabinet Saloon in 1888.

Mood Ring

This drink sees blue tea topped with an acidic mixture—in this case, a tropical blend of pineapple, lime, rum and orange liqueur—that causes it to change color.

Hey Baby, Que Paso?

Amaro Sfumato, a rhubarb-based amaro, adds bitter interest and an enticing hint of smoke to this Daiquiri rendition.

Slow Down Shirley

Jim Kearns taps into quintessential East Coast fall flavors in his Slow Down Shirley: cranberry liqueur, lemon and ginger layered onto a base of apple brandy.


Created by Paul Harrington in 1990, this Pegu Club riff uses Campari in favor or Angostura bitters, and replaces lime juice with lemon juice.

Cable Car

Tony Abou-Ganim created the sugar-rimmed Cable Car as the signature cocktail at San Francisco's Starlight Room.

Chesapeake Junction

Shae Minnillo' Chesapeake Junction is a "grapefruit bomb," featuring the citrus three ways.