Libation Library

The Canon Cocktail Book Is Here

Ever want to open a craft cocktail bar? Jamie Boudreau offers recipes and tips.

11/01/2016 By Stefan Milne

Bar Books

Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs

Former Seattleite Brad Thomas Parsons explores our city's favorite digestivo.

10/11/2016 By Stefan Milne

Go Hawks!

The Internet’s Best Seahawks Cocktails

Fuel your Super Bowl party with Skittles-infused vodka and more.

01/28/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 19–25

Tons of rosé, cooking with Jim Drohman, and a food bank-inspired culinary competition.

06/17/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Wine Wednesday

Gin, Pastis and Dead French People

Even more friendly competition ensues when winemakers start making up cocktails.

06/27/2012 By Julie H. Case

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: Ginger Bliss release party; Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens

Plus: Boozing it up at Pike Place Market, oyster HH returns to Whole Foods.

10/03/2011

Cocktail Recipes

Lessons from Tales Vancouver: the Vancouver Cocktail

A tasty drink named for the city where it was (probably) invented.

03/17/2011

Article

Talk About a Cocktail: The Red Hook

Rye, Punt E Mes Vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur.

02/01/2011

Article

Snow Day Cooking!

Stuck at home? Stay warm (and sane) with delectable local dishes like braised pork belly and carrot-fennel soup.

11/23/2010 By Jessica Voelker

The Sauced Gulpable Gift Guide 2010

Gulpable Gift Guide Idea #1: Punch

David Wondrich’s new book is a no-brainer gift for booze lovers.

11/16/2010

Article

Not Your Grandma’s Punch

Bartenders like Alison Sever of the Local Vine on Capitol Hill are rediscovering real sherry—the stuff made in the Jerez area of Andalusia, Spain. Here, her recipe for the Local Vine’s Bombay punch, perfect for a holiday party.

11/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Recipes

How to Make Sangrita

Sangrita is an easy to prepare tequila chaser that I think you will enjoy.

09/23/2010

Article

Cachaça, Easy on the C

A local couple would like to make the Brazilian sugar-cane spirit a household name in Seattle. First they have to teach us how to pronounce it.

07/27/2010

Summer Drinking

Cocktail Recipe: Charleston 75

A Southern take on a French 75 from Kathy Casey

06/16/2010

Cocktail Contests

Local Bartender Wins Big Cocktail Competition

Evan Martin’s Death in the South Pacific is the official drink of Tales of the Cocktail 2010.

04/01/2010

DIY Boozin

Make This: Homemade Maraschino Cherries.

A simple recipe for homemade maraschinos from Naga Lounge bar manager Mike McSorley

03/22/2010

Cocktails Recipes

Make Your Own Ginger Beer

Jamie Boudreau explains how to avoid unwanted explosions, offers up a cocktail recipe.

03/11/2010

Booze Musing

Do Cocktails Get a Free Pass on Weird?

I hope so.

03/03/2010

Cocktail Recipes

Make this Drink: A Rose by Any Other Name from Canlis

Bar Manager James MacWilliams presents a new take on a 1930s classic from London.

02/25/2010

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Drinking: Two Options

Meet the "cocktail psychic" or have a champagne cocktail.

02/01/2010