cocktails

Seasonal Sipper: An Orange-Maple Whiskey Cocktail

Put a new twist on the Old Fashioned with this orange-maple whiskey cocktail recipe: What You'll Need: Whiskey Maple Syrup Orange bitters Orange wedge (for garnish) Splash of club soda Ice Step 1: Measure out 2 tablespoons of syrup and add it to a lowball glass along with 2... read more

A Pumpkin White Russian You Won’t Stop Sipping

pumpkin white russian recipe
As much as we love a classic White Russian recipe, this creamy cocktail was in need of a serious seasonal update. Enter this pumpkin variation you'll make over and over again this fall: What You'll Need: Heavy cream Pumpkin-flavored vodka (we used Crop Organic Spiced Pumpkin) Kahlúa Pumpkin pie spice read more

Pumpkin Obsessed? Then You Need This Cocktail

pumpkin spice beer cocktail
The one pumpkin recipe you have yet to make this season? A spicy-sweet pumpkin cocktail that's part beer, part sparkling cider and requires only three ingredients. Not only does it practically scream fall, but it comes together in less than a minute. Done and done. What You'll Need: Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale... read more

A Must-Try Moscow Mule Cocktail

moscow mule recipe
Face it: Your go-to vodka soda is just plain boring. Shake up something new (and super-easy!) with this classic Moscow Mule cocktail: What You'll Need: Vodka (our go-to is Tito's) Ginger beer Lime juice Lime wedges and mint for garnish Copper mugs (because the mug makes the mule)      ... read more

We Just Gave You a Reason to Indulge in Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee recipe
The ideal weekend drink -- the Irish coffee. It doesn't get as much love as it should. It is after all a great brunch or post-dinner drink. It could even be considered dessert -- we adore it for that alone! Plus, it'll definitely warm... read more

Best Brunch Cocktail! Show Off Your Apple Cider Bellini

apple cider mimosa recipe
As much as we love a giant mug of hot apple cider, there's something to be said about cider that's actually enjoyed cold. Have five minutes and a bottle of Prosecco? Grab some fresh cider, and mix up this apple Bellini in under three steps! Your brunch guests will thank you... read more

Cheers! A Perfectly Sweet Vanilla-Pear Cocktail Recipe

TN-pear-vodka-cocktail
Who doesn't adore a good fall recipe? And this vanilla-pear cocktail proves that you don't need apple or pumpkin to pull it off. Serve this sweet drink for brunch or with dinner, or even sip on it after work. You can make it in less than five minutes! What You'll Need:... read more

Seasonal Sipper: The Apple Cider Margarita You Have to Try

The Nest Apple Cider Margarita Recipe
We're obsessing over this apple cider margarita. Thanks to a sweet mix of tequila and fresh apple cider, this drink is part summer, part fall and all sorts of perfect. What You'll Need: Grand Marnier Gold Tequila (we used the 1800 brand) Apple cider Orange juice Ground cinnamon (plus a few cinnamon sticks... read more

Bring On the Best Bloody Mary

The Nest bloody mary recipe
Here's what we know you love about the best brunch drink ever -- the Bloody Mary. It's a meal in a beverage. Who needs a plate of food? Start your weekend off right with this everything-but-the-kitchen sink version. What You'll Need (makes 1 drink): Celery, olives, blue cheese or feta, cornichons or other... read more

Your Next Drink Needs to Be a Dirty Little Secret

The James Hotel Jimmy Bar
If a dish or drink is made with an unusual ingredient, you bet I'm game to try it. Enter the Dirty Little Secret cocktail from JIMMY at The James -- a rooftop bar on the 18th floor of The James Hotel in NYC. I took one look at the bar's drink menu and... read more