Seasonal Cocktails

Seasonal cocktail recipes for bartenders.


Citrus Article
Flavored Syrups: Doing Fresh One Better   March 13, 2012

The essential quality that all great cocktails share in common is sessionability. In response, bar chefs and master mixologists increasingly are using flavored syrups to propel their drinks into the “great” range. Low-cost and alcohol-free, syrups have become absolute necessities behind the bar.More>>

Irish Article
Going Green   February 15, 2012

On a day when everyone is Irish, your bar menu might as well be, too. Green liqueurs, absinthe, mint leaves and even the requisite Irish whiskey will make St. Patrick’s Day one for the ages. More>>

Camarena Article
Sinful Sippers   February 1, 2012

Mardi Gras is a time for hedonism to reign free, so why not make sure your cocktail menu is just as experimental and care free as any Mardi Gras party?More>>

Cocktail Article
That's Amore   January 18, 2012

If it’s not Cupid’s arrow that adds to a loving atmosphere, then it’s certainly something else. And on Valentine’s Day, usually it comes in the form of a cocktail — a love potion that will entice the most enamored customers to your establishment.More>>

Eggnog martini Article
Wondrous Wintertime Drinks   December 14, 2011

Although winter often means snow, cold and frosty nights in some parts of the country, it also is the perfect time of year to keep warm with delightful wintertime cocktails. Cater to your guests' tastes this season, and you'll reap the benefits from the first snowfall until the last.More>>

News
Daily Herald: Martini Bars Mix up Ways to Sip the Holiday Spirit   December 7, 2011

From the Daily Herald: For customers who enjoy sipping a little extra holiday spirit, suburban bars are pouring some very festive martinis this month. More>>

Orange Spiced Cider Article
Toasting the New Year   November 30, 2011

During the month of December, there is a seemingly endless number of holiday parties and activities you're hosting at your establishment. To prevent guest fatigue before the New Year hits, update your cocktail menu with new, interesting and quaffable choices.More>>

Flirty Mistletoe Article
Very Merry Cocktails    November 15, 2011

One of the first things you should do as the holidays approach is update your cocktail menu to reflect the season. Think about creating cocktails that include festive ingredients from flavored liqueurs and cranberry purées to apple ciders and Champagne. More>>

Thanksgiving Article
Thanksgiving Treats   November 2, 2011

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to show appreciation for your loyal guests, so offer cocktails with fresh fall flavors and festive garnishes and reap the rewards. More>>

Ultimat Vodka Article
Bewitching Beverages   October 19, 2011

You may be feeling the time crunch as Halloween sneaks up on you — it’s less than two weeks away — but it’s never too late to get in on the holiday fun by channeling some of those ghoulish spirits in amusing drink concoctions.More>>



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