Today is officially the first day of fall and what better way to ring in a new season than with festive seasonal cocktails! There’s something here for everyone, from easy, three ingredient drinks to classic cocktails reimagined. Find drinks made with apples, pears, ginger and honey and spirits ranging from rye whiskey to Chilean pisco.
The Collins is a refreshing, effervescent classic cocktail that’s made with liquor (most commonly gin or bourbon), lemon juice, simple syrup, and sparkling water. This simple drink can be thought of as spiked sparkling lemonade, and it works incredibly well with literally every spirit.
The Martini is the single most iconic cocktail of all time. The sleek, triangular cocktail glass and its three skewered green olives are instantly recognizable the world over. How did this simple, three ingredient gin cocktail become so famous? Let’s dive into the story of the classic gin Martini and the many cocktails it inspired.
The Gin and Tonic is a quintessential summer cocktail. At its simplest, this classic drink requires just two components. But choose high quality ingredients and finish with some thoughtful garnishing and you can make this simple gin cocktail truly extraordinary. Often regarded as just a warm weather drink, with a few tweaks, this refreshing G&T transitions easily to fall and winter happy hours.