Topic: Cocktail ideas

Yes Please, Honey

The Stinger Cocktail Bar & Kitchen located inside the InterContinental New York Times Square operates five beehives on the hotel’s roof, and the honey their bees produce finds its way into Stinger cocktails.

Margaritas: Beyond the Everyday

Take a page out of Sable Kitchen & Bar's bar book and create riffs on classics, like the margarita. Sable offers three types of margarita on its menu, using the word "margarita" for only one of them as the other two are their original takes on the time-tested classic cocktail.

Next-Level Cocktail Bars

Data drives our world, but are raw numbers enough to actually help operators shape their strategies? Datassential's recent "Next-Level Cocktail Bars" report supplements their facts and figures with the story behind their research in order to pull everything together.

Shake, Rattle & Drink

Holsteins Shakes and Buns in Las Vegas offers the ultimate in dessert-type cocktails. The venue's Bam-boozled Shakes are more than 12 ounces of sugary indulgence, and theyare a hit with customers.

Warm Winter Beer Drinks

Once, no respectable (or disreputable) bar would go without warm beer drinks in winter. It may be time for the return of warm beer beverages such as flips, mulled ale, and Bishops, plus other beer-focused drinks.

Oranges Can be Blue

The home of Genuine CuraAao Liqueur, Landhuis Chobolobo Distillery welcomes more than 100,000 visitors per year, making it the top tourist attraction on the island. CuraAao starts with the laraha orange, a bitter variety whose dried peels are macerated along with a spirit to make the distinctive orange-flavored liqueur.

Sherry, Baby

Sherry, the fortified Spanish wine, has potential as a key component of modern mixology. Sales may be down for Sherry but Danil Nevsky of Tales & Spirits believes that using it to create more cocktails may give the fortified wine the sales boost it needs.

Black to Front

Just in time for Halloween, black is back, and this time it's in the form of cocktails. Bars all across the country are pouring cocktails that range in color from sultry purple-grays to the deepest blacks.

Peruvian Pisco

Some people labor under the false impression that pisco is only for the summer, and that it belongs in the same category as low-end vodka and rum. Diego Loret de Mola and Lizzie Asher are working hard to shatter those myths.