A Sichuan Spin on the Classic Negroni
At Jing Bar in Chengdu, this spiced-up version of the classic Italian aperitivo cocktail pairs perfectly with regional cuisine.
The Best New Bitter Liqueur for Campari Fans
We took the Riserva Speciale Bitter for a test-drive in three cocktails.
The Doubting Duck
Washington, DC, bartender Derek Brown calls The Doubting Duck his ideal aperitif because while it's low-proof, it's also amazingly complex. He loves the manzanilla sherry's savory edge, which makes the drink incredibly food-friendly. Slideshow: More Easy Cocktail Recipes This recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.
Rock 'n' Rolla
"I love this drink because it is immensely accessible and easy to make," says Bay Area bartender Chris Lane. "Really it's just a bourbon sour with a little flourish of spice and apple." Lane's inspiration for the drink: a local biodynamic apple cider. Slideshow: More Easy Cocktail Recipes This recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.
8 Ultra-Simple Cocktails Made with Booze, Bitters and Not Much Else
Here, eight brilliant, ultra-simple cocktail ideas.