Every month the Serious Eats crew scouts out the best stuff to drink: newly released beers, cool new cocktails, spirits you should know about, and favorite recipes for refreshing non-alcoholic drinks. Here are the sips we're most excited to share.
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Our team tends to drink internationally: this month we enjoyed amazing gin from Spain, incredible fortified wine from Italy, fresh sake brewed in Portland, delicious beer made with salt in Germany, and tequila straight from the source in Mexico.
Maybe you're at the closest dive to home or a hotel bar at a wedding, but it's not where you go for a perfect Sazerac. What, then, is the best drink to order?
February is coming to a close, and we're ok with that. All the rain, sleet, and snow had us traveling to warmer climes (or at least drinking like we'd left town.) And the drinks were a bit unusual, using ingredients like spinach, galangal, and persimmons alongside old faves like bourbon.
For some folks, it's a classic cocktail that you can trust almost any bartender to get right. For others, it's an ice-cold can of beer.
Drynuary? Not here. While we did drink our share of smoothies and juices this month, we also made our way through more than a few cocktails at home and out on the town, plus some stellar beer and wine.
December is something of a heavy-drinking month, with office parties and friends' festivities, family dinners and escaping-from-the-family bar visits. And we lucked into some delicious sips along the way.
Our editors and contributors share the best milkshakes, beer, cocktails, cider, and wine they drank this past month.
This month, we prepared for the upcoming Thanksgiving season by tasting around one hundred wines, celebrated Cider Week and cocktail festivals, and the East Coast office took Serious Eats Overlord Ed out for a flaming Tiki drink. He liked it.