Happy Father’s Day! Here’s to a day filled with good food and even better company. If you’re lucky enough to be spending it with Dad, squeeze in a little extra quality time by closing out the day over one of these cocktails.
A classic margarita gets a burst of fresh flavor from a squeeze of fresh grapefruit juice, while a sprinkle of chipotle chile powder adds a hint of heat.
This nutty, spiritous drink—which is Boston bartender Sam Treadway’s take on an 1800s cocktail—contains brandy, maraschino and bitters, and makes for a lovely nightcap.
Maple has become an increasingly popular sweetener in cocktails; here, its slight smokiness pairs perfectly with oaky bourbon.
Think of the Apposta as a sweeter, more bubbly version of the classic Negroni; this highball version would be refreshing as a before-dinner drink or a sundowner.
|Improved Blood and Sand
Mark our words: Charles Joly’s version of the Blood and Sand is the best rendition you’ll ever drink. The recipe dials up the proportion of Scotch and includes lemon and sweetener for a cocktail that’s more sophisticated than the traditional version.