Every year, spectators at the galloping Kentucky Derby guzzle about 120,000 mint juleps – the Derby’s quaff-of-choice since 1938. If you can’t get to Churchill Downs, don your finest fascinator and hoof it to Mabel’s on Main in Old Town Scottsdale, where they’ll mix up this minty concoction and other Southern-inspired cocktails at their annual Derby party on May 5.
The “greenhouse effect” is the process in which gases in the atmosphere absorb thermal radiation from the Earth and then re-radiate it in all directions. Similarly, the “Greenhouse Cooler” is a drink in which the flavors of fresh, tangy tomatoes and sweet, juicy watermelon are absorbed by alcohol and then re-radiated across your palate.
If only all relationships could be as straightforward, sweet and satisfying as the Love Martini from date-night hotspot The Melting Pot.
To make your own Love Martini, remove the stem from a strawberry and slice the berry lengthwise. Cut a small “v” into the top of each slice
Citizen Public House’s Richie Moe is more than a mixologist and partner: He’s part mad scientist, too.
Last fall, Moe debuted a lineup of complex cocktails using a French press and served tableside. The Prince of Sangaree, which serves four, combines 6 ounces chilled Beefeater 24 London Dry gin,
From Halloween candy all the way through that New Year’s toast, the last quarter of the year is not kind to calorie counters. So counteract the binge-and-bulge with a cocktail that won’t bust the belt.
“Skinny” drinks are all over town, but Z’Tejas has an entire line of them (all less than 250 calories), and none is made with artificial sweeteners. Our top choice is the Antioxidant Martini.
Classic cocktails continue to experience a renaissance, and one of the finest representations is the barrel-aged Manhattan at Quiessence.
You probably won’t want to try this at home, but here’s how they do it: They combine 12 750-milliliter bottles of Wild Turkey, four bottles (same size) of Carpano Antica sweet vermouth and one 375-milliliter
Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles’ Kool-Aid based cocktail is dino-mite. ...
Valley Breweries & Fall Beer Guide
Everything you need to know about the Valley’s exploding craft brewery scene, from local fall beers to beer-themed goods and gifts. ...
Ginger ale and ginger beer play supporting roles in cocktail culture, most notably in vintage “bucks” like the Moscow Mule. ...
Duck Bath Punch
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The Dirty Commie
Get in a pickle with this cocktail from Milk Bar. ...