An appreciation of America’s homegrown spirit from a Kentucky son who loved it.
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Native corn, Kentucky water, rural skill, and a legacy of independence give America its only homegrown spirit.
This frosty delight was inspired by an English sea captain who thought bananas and rum might make a good combination. He was right.
For best results, use a good quality cognac when making this elegant libation.
This Italian lemon liqueur has long been a favorite digestivo among the residents of Italy's Amalfi Coast. It also makes a wonderful homemade holiday gift.
You don’t have to wait for the Kentucky Derby to indulge in this minty cocktail—it’s a refreshing drink any day of the year.
Ironically, this definitive bourbon cocktail was inspired by a man who didn’t care for its taste—we can’t imagine why.
Bourbon is an unabashedly Southern spirit, but this classic cocktail was invented in the heart of Yankeedom: New York City.
Imported from Cuba, one of the rum capitals of the Caribbean, the mojito is light, minty, and entirely refreshing.
This potent Swedish spiced wine is sure to brighten even the darkest winter night.
A confluence of flavors—sweet, bitter, tart, and spicy—creates a drink that embodies the essence of classic New Orleans Creole.
This elegant, uncommon drink (essentially a sidecar made with gin) is an interesting alternative to run-of-the-mill cocktails.
Despite its exotic name—Tahitian for “out of this world”—and flavor, the Mai Tai was invented in California.
American miners discovered this cocktail at a bar in the town of Daiquirí, Cuba, around the turn of the 20th century.
Venezuela's rare criollo cacao is among the world's finest, and adds an extra dimension of flavor to this drink.