In our upcoming book, Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 (on sale April 24), we feature phenomenal recipes from 25 of the country’s top rising-star mixologists. These talented up-and-comers make elevated drinks at the best bars across the US, but off-duty they secretly indulge in some pretty lowbrow concoctions. Here, they reveal their favorite guilty pleasure drinks.
White Russian. “I didn’t have to think about that for more than half a second.” —Ryan Casey, Edmund’s Oast, Charleston, South Carolina
Amaretto Sour. “That was what I drank when I was underage in college. It was sweet and bubbly and delicious.” —Jacyara de Oliveira, Sportsman’s Club, Chicago