Part 2 in our series of Escapist Cocktails, this time with recipes from Europe. If you could use a little escape right now, turn off the news and drink up.
In Europe's rich tradition of producing bittersweet liquors, Becherovka makes a fresh, herbaceous one. We got a tasting at the former distillery and museum.
When your spirits need lifting, sometimes spirits are just the thing. Our editor travels to his home bar to create cocktails that take him to faraway lands.
Discover the history and traditions of Menorca by sampling some of its essential food products: Mahon cheese, Binifadet wine, olive oils and Xoriguer gin.
Because of the influx of wealthy tourists, both foreign and domestic, San Miguel de Allende has an abundance of fine restaurants. Here are seven worth visiting.
Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.
Over the years, Islay has nurtured the growth of a tourist industry, and today, visitors travel from far and wide for tastings of not only whisky but also gin.
Napa Valley may be known for wine tastings, but the area is developing more and more bars with creative mixology. Here are 11 places to get a great cocktail.
Wine is not the national drink of Chile. Rather, the pisco sour is. But Pisco is also the national spirit of Peru. So, enjoy the drink but don't talk about it.
Los Angeles has seen a wave of interesting new bars open up, ranging from beer halls to candlelit speakeasy-style cocktail lounges. Here are four we enjoyed.
The Chicago Magic Lounge, a launderette turned stylish cocktail bar and theater, is a worthy stop in the Andersonville neighborhood.
When you are mistaken for a regular the best bar in the world, Dandelyan, you just go with it. With cocktail in hand, our writer experienced just that.
Madrid is a cocktail-loving town. From on-tap vermut, sherry and wine to excellent tapas, these five bars range from traditional to hip and modern.
On my recent trip to Belgium, I discovered a fine liquor store called Proof that sells the finest European spirits, including gin produced in Flanders.
New York City is a cocktail town. Here are 11 new bars where the drinks are imaginative and the settings breathtaking.
Distillerie Louis Roque still produces its spirits by hand. We sampled sweet vermouth-like apéritifs, plum brandies and walnut liqueurs.
As I travel throughout the Caribbean, I always search for local rum. Each island creates spirits with a distinctive style.
Arriving at Abastos 2.0, a casual restaurant on the edge of the main food market in Santiago de Compostela, we felt like a good gin and tonic before dinner.
From the coast of sunny Southern Brazil are three summer cocktail recipes from the Ponta dos Ganchos resort.
In this cocktail recipes series, we explore signature drink recipes from Andrew Harper recommended hotels. Enjoy this signature drink from One&Only Palmilla.
I’ve yet to visit a Central American country in which I found the local rum to be disappointing. Belizean distilleries make some rums as well.
Germany has a venerable tradition of making Obstbrand, or fruit brandy, which often is a fruit-flavored grain spirit.
These two Midtown Manhattan venues serve commendable cocktails in charming surroundings for a post-theater drink.
Given Chicago’s infamous history during Prohibition, it is only appropriate that the city should now have a thriving cocktail bar scene.
In Aspen, après ski is almost as renowned as the skiing itself. Here are our favorite spots to relax with a drink after a day on the slopes.
Today's cold weather cocktail recipe is one inspired by fall and can easily be thrown together in a hurry if you have guests on their way.
Like tequila, mezcal is distilled from the juice of the piña, the fruit of the agave plant.
For 300 years, sailors in the British Royal Navy received a daily rum ration, which was doled out by the ship’s purser.
We're pleased to share a new negroni recipe that is perfect for the onset of fall from Belmond Villa San Michele.
Huckleberries are found in a myriad of Montana products ranging from wine to barbecue sauce. If you can’t forage through the Montana mountains this summer, try this signature craft cocktail from The Ranch at Rock Creek.