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Bitters

  • Cucumber and Tonic

    An evolution of soda water with bitters, think of this as a virgin gin and tonic. Vegetal cucumber and herby mint replace the botanicals in the gin. If tonic water is too bitter for…

  • Grapefruit Cooler

    This is a rare vodka drink from Audrey Saunders, who was once famous for eschewing the flavorless spirit at her celebrated New York cocktail bar, Pegu Club. In keeping with her exacting style, the…

  • Pink Gin

    It’s gin. It’s pink. It’s an elegant drink due for a revival.…

  • The Battle of Ivrea

    Tyler Drinkwater of the West Village restaurant Dell’anima has proved how well wine, rum and bitters can work together. This drink is named after the Italian city where residents re-enact the Battle of the…

  • Sazerac

    Paul Gustings, the bartender at Broussard's in New Orleans, is nothing if not exacting when it comes to his Sazerac. “It has to be Old Overholt,” he said of his choice of rye. And…

  • Rye Old-Fashioned

    One of the most venerable of whiskey-based cocktails, the old-fashioned has a history that stretches back farther than the martini’s. For decades it has suffered under the reputation of something your grandmother drank —…