#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 60 - Sierra Madre Sunrise

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 60 - Sierra Madre Sunrise

It is fall, and as the weather gets colder and colder, flavors in cocktail get richer and deeper. Gone are the lemonades and muddles berries and touches of mint from the summer months. We are now in cinnamon and allspice and vanilla...and smoke. Smokey cocktails come out of the woodwork in the fall. Most reach for scotch when trying to add smoke; Elena Lepkowski of Serious Eats reaches for the mezcal for a Sierra Madre Sunrise.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 47 - Citius Altius Fortius

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 47 - Citius Altius Fortius

Citius Altius Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger) has been the motto for the Olympics since 1924, though it was proposed in 1894. Bringing the world together for friendly competition has had its ups and downs, but is something we all gather together for every two years. This cocktail by Jason Littrell celebrates the international nature of liquor, and how they work well together in one glass.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 42 - The Amazonia

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 42 - The Amazonia

Brazil's native spirit, cachaca, has been getting more and more respect over the last five years. It has claimed its own identity, and bartenders have been reaching for it more as it steps out of the shadows. Internationally respected mixologist Naren Young mixed it with champagne, mint, and apple juice to create the Amazonia. It is a light and refreshing oasis for #100DaysOfCocktails to explore.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 38 - German Relaxation

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 38 - German Relaxation

The toddy has been around forever. It is simple to add bourbon or rum to hot water with a bit of lemon at the end of the night. In Apothecary Cocktails, Warren Bobrow changes the liquor to the richer, herbal J├Ągermeister but keeps the overall formula in tact. #100DaysOfCocktails found it to be a great way to end a long day.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 29 - Corpse Reviver #1

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 29 - Corpse Reviver #1

October is a month for scary things; what is scarier than an animated corpse? There are two versions of the Corpse Reviver. One is gin based, and very common on cocktail menus. The other is cognac based, and you are lucky to find it in the wild. Corpse Reviver #1 is the focus of today's #100DaysOfCocktails. 

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 25 - Sherry Flip

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 25 - Sherry Flip

The Flip is a style of cocktail that went from a warmed punch to a single serving, chilled cocktail. You can use any liquor you choose for it from cheap beer to the priciest port. #100DaysOfCocktails looks at this simple and versatile drink through the eyes of a 19th century imbiber, the Sherry Flip.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 16 - The Sidecar

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 16 - The Sidecar

Orange curacao was relatively new in the mid to late 19th century. It became a popular sweetener as bartenders were fleeing the country before Prohibition. Harry MacElhone created a delightful cocktail, the Sidecar, in his New York Bar during that dry time. #100DaysOfCocktails take a look at this incredibly well balanced drink.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 8 - The Negroni

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 8 - The Negroni

When Count Negroni returned to Italy from the western United States, he was looking for something to quench his big thirst. The Americano was not going to cut it, so the bartender added gin instead of soda water. #100DaysOfCocktails looks at another giant in the cocktail realm, the Negroni. 

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 7 - The Americano

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 7 - The Americano

Digging through the ancestry of cocktails is fascinating. Before the Negroni took the world by storm, there was the Americano. #100DaysOfCocktails sips on this refreshing treat.

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 6 - Sherry Cobbler

#100DaysOfCocktails - Day 6 - Sherry Cobbler

Sherry is not something you will commonly encounter in a modern bar. However, in a 19th century bar it was a staple. Combine it with local fruit and the magic of ice, and you have our #100DaysOfCocktails feature, the Sherry Cobbler.