“The cocktail’s flavor profile mimics an apple,” says creator Shawn Chen.
Sometimes punch is a patience-trying process—concocting oleo-saccahrum, lighting things on fire—which can be fun, but not when a gaggle of thirsty guests await. Consider bartender Damon Boelte's quick-fix punch the…
The bittersweet and bubbly original.
Italy's strong and bitter swashbuckler, three different ways.
Like all good stories should, the one about the Negroni’s origin involves rakish Italian nobility. Most accounts credit the recipe to one Count Negroni, a swashbuckling proto-boho.
The Negroni's moodier counterpart.
The sbagliato addendum to the classic Negroni translates to "incorrect" or "mistaken." Not so. This spritzy cousin to the Negroni—typified by the addition of prosecco in place of gin—is one…
Joaquín Simó's funky spin on the Negroni.
A loose play on the Gin Sour, the Brave Benbow combines two historic styles of gin—Navy strength and Old Tom—and is named for a British admiral.
Brooklyn bartender Jeremy Oertel created this variation on a Mai Tai with bitter Campari and funk-heavy Smith and Cross Jamaican rum.
How a quirky Prohibition-era bourbon cocktail came to manifest on U.S. drink menus right now.