Cinco de Mayo and tequila just go together, and the Paloma is the vehicle to get you there. A delicious highball of tequila and grapefruit soda, and lots of ice in this tall cooler.
A return to Havana: the Airmail Cocktail
Rum, lime juice, honey and champagne: the Airmail cocktail. Make this Prohibition-era Cuban classic now.
Back to the tropics with the Queen’s Park Swizzle
The Queen's Park Swizzle: Demerara rum, lime juice, sugar, mint and bitters. And ice. Lots of ice.
Margarita — the Tequila Daisy
The “daisy” is a sour made with triple sec or orange curaçao instead of straight sugar. The Margarita is one of the most famous examples: white tequila, lime juice, Cointeau and sugar.
The Old Cuban Cocktail
The Old Cuban Cocktail: dark rum, fresh lime juice, sugar, bitters, mint, and sparkling wine.
What flavor is your Cosmopolitan?
The Cosmopolitan Cocktail: citrus vodka, cranberry juice, fresh lime juice and Cointreau.
Detroit’s Finest: The Last Word Cocktail
Detroit's Last Word Cocktail: gin, Chartreuse, Maraschino and lime juice.
Gimlet Cocktail: the libertarian’s delight
The Gimlet Cocktail: gin, lime juice and sugar. And a little controversy.
Tequila and Campari—The Amargo Cocktail
The Amargo cocktail: tequila, Campari, lime and lemon juices.
Cranberry and Bourbon: Reinventing the Bardstown Sling
The Bardstown Sling: a bourbon, triple sec, cranberry and lime juice cocktail.
The Mai Tai
The Mai Tai: Jamaican rum, light rum, Grand Marnier, orgeat and lime juice. And ice. More ice.
Pegu Club Cocktail
The Pegu Club Cocktail: Old Tom gin, Grand Marnier, lime juice and bitters.