Our columnist loves Independence Day but this year he won’t be holding his usual punch party. Find out what he’ll be doing instead.
For 75 straight nights, our columnist made drinks and entertained his Twitter followers. This is what he learned.
From the bubonic plague to cholera to tuberculosis, people have sought spirited remedies for a range of serious conditions. But did any of these concoctions work?
Borrowing an old maritime cocktail recipe can yield surprisingly good drinks.
Black bartenders across the South made the Mint Julep a national sensation and, in the process, invented modern mixology.
Our columnist explains why so many cocktails on bar menus these days are unfamiliar, and emphasizes the importance of continuing to serve classics.
The life of bartender Popo Galsini is like something from a Thomas Pynchon novel and, amazingly, it was almost lost to history.
The world’s two most famous cocktails are more similar than you realize and share an incredible amount of DNA.
Our columnist makes the case for fixing the ratio of the classic whiskey-and-beer Boilermaker.
After digging through 80 years of newspaper stories, our columnist has finally figured out who created the classic tiki cocktail the Scorpion Bowl.