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Add Some Sparkle to Your Weekend With a Cranberry Spritz Add Some Sparkle to Your Weekend With a Cranberry Spritz

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re getting sauced with one of my favorite holiday flavors—cranberry.

Drink the El Presidente to Help Forget This President Drink the El Presidente to Help Forget This President

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a classic (very strong) prohibition-era rum drink to help us forget some of the hard truths of this world, if only for a moment.

Gallop Into the Weekend With the 'Spaghetti Western' Gallop Into the Weekend With the 'Spaghetti Western'

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m making a “western themed” cocktail, because a man on Twitter asked me very nicely.

Start With the Cheapest Ingredients When Building Cocktails Start With the Cheapest Ingredients When Building Cocktails

As with anything, learning to make excellent cocktails takes some practice, and even professionals screw up every once in a while. To prevent wasting costly booze, bartender and all-around ethanol expert Jim Meehan builds his drinks starting with the cheapest ingredients.

Warm Yourself With This Cider Cocktail Warm Yourself With This Cider Cocktail

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making our first ever reader-suggested cocktail, and it’s a good one.

This Dark and Stormy Week Calls for a Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail This Dark and Stormy Week Calls for a Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making the rum-heavy Dark ‘n’ Stormy, because this week has been, for lack of a better phrase, total bullshit.

The Anatomy of a Perfect Bar Cart

A bar cart is a deeply personal part of the home, but there are still certain basics you should keep around to make all your favorite classic cocktails. Here we show you the essentials you need to build a functional, adult, properly-stocked cart of booze. Once you have a handle on these elementary building blocks,…

Sweeten Your Daiquiri With Maraschino Instead of Syrup Sweeten Your Daiquiri With Maraschino Instead of Syrup

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re mixing up a daiquiri of a slightly different flavor by utilizing my bff, maraschino liqueur.

Ease Into Fall With This Fig and Ginger Spritz Ease Into Fall With This Fig and Ginger Spritz

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we are shedding our summer skins and easing into cooler weather with extremely ripe figs and spicy ginger. (Incorporating ginger into a cocktail is the closest I will get to…

Spike Your Manhattan With Amaro Spike Your Manhattan With Amaro

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a woodsy, herbaceous Manhattan-style drink, based on Audrey Saunders’ Little Italy cocktail.

Kick Off Labor Day Weekend With a Boilermaker Kick Off Labor Day Weekend With a Boilermaker

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are kicking off the long weekend with a drink that, much like the fine workers of this country, gets the job done. I am talking about the boilermaker.

How to Quickly Chill a Cocktail Glass How to Quickly Chill a Cocktail Glass

The ability to pay attention to the little things is a quality all truly skilled hosts possess. A little bowl for olive pits, a scented candle in the bathroom, and a chilled cocktail glass all show that you care about your guests’ comfort and their overall party experience.

This Refined Cuba Libre Is Way Better Than the Rum & Coke of Your College Days This Refined Cuba Libre Is Way Better Than the Rum & Coke of Your College Days

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making the drink that gave me my first truly terrible college hangover: the rum and Coke.

This Ti' Spritz Is Delicious Summer Fun This Ti' Spritz Is Delicious Summer Fun

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we’re taking an already easily-excuted beverage—the ti’ punch—and making it into an even easier spritz.

Get Downright Spicy With This Dirty Ginger Martini Get Downright Spicy With This Dirty Ginger Martini

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are taking two of my longtime favorite things—ginger and martinis—and combining them to make my new favorite thing.

Tweak Your Margarita by Switching up the Liqueur and Citrus Tweak Your Margarita by Switching up the Liqueur and Citrus

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are going to be playing around with a sweet and tart three-ingredient icon: the margarita.

Freeze Bitters Into Ice Cubes for a Drink That Evolves Freeze Bitters Into Ice Cubes for a Drink That Evolves

Bitters are basically the spices of the cocktail world, and just a few dashes or drops can round out a drink or give it a bit of depth. Dashing them right into the glass is fine (obviously), but by freezing some of the gentian-infused liquid into a big ol’ cube, you get a drink that gets a little more special as you…

Hop Into the Weekend With a Lemongrass Kangaroo Hop Into the Weekend With a Lemongrass Kangaroo

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today I would like to introduce you to the Kangaroo, which some (wrong) people refer to as “a vodka martini.”

The Aperol Spritz Is Like a Grown Up Orange Soda The Aperol Spritz Is Like a Grown Up Orange Soda

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. I have heard, and felt, that it has been hot out, so I felt like a bubbly, slightly citrusy and refreshing beverage was in order.

Make a Sparkling Pink Drink for Your Midsummer Cocktail  Make a Sparkling Pink Drink for Your Midsummer Cocktail 

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a pink drink inspired by the almost painfully classic Champagne cocktail.

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