Cocktail-Making Basics

Get started making your own cocktails with the basic tips and tricks every home mixologist should master.
Summer cocktails to go
15 Cocktails and Mocktails to Make To-Go This Summer
Keto Sugar-Free Simple Syrup for Drinks
Keto Simple Syrup
Keto Margarita
Keto Margarita
Homemade Tonic Syrup Without Cinchona
Quinine-Free Tonic Syrup
Barrels of the iconic Jameson Irish Whiskey.
What Is Jameson Irish Whiskey?
Jamaican Rum Punch
Jamaican Rum Punch
Cool Down Your Next Party Punch With a Fruity Ice Ring
How to Make Ice Molds For Punch Bowls
Cranberry Ginger Shandy With Ginger Sugar Rim
Cranberry Ginger Shandy
Gin Mule Cocktail recipe
Mint Citrus Syrup
Equipment and ingredients for Infusing spirits
18 Easy Infused Vodka Cocktails
Virgin Mary mocktail
20 Amazing Dishes and Drinks to Help Cure That Hangover
Bacardi Cocktail
24 Essential Rum Cocktails You Have to Taste
Cocoa Old-Fashioned With Chocolate-Infused Rye Whiskey
31 Delicious and Decadent Chocolate Cocktails
Learn the Basics of Making Great Drinks
Bartending 101: Essential Techniques, Tips, and Tricks
Madras Cocktail
22 Essential and Popular Vodka Cocktails
Classic gin martini
11 Essential Gin Cocktails You Must Try
Close-up of young female bartender serving cocktails in cocktail bar
7 Happy Hour Favorites With a Twist
Illustration of man looking into mirror, with suggested hangover cures illustrated
How to Manage a Hangover
Vodka tonic recipe
Vodka Tonic
Classic gin martini garnished with lemon twists
The Classic Gin Martini
Negroni cocktail recipe
The Negroni Cocktail
Illustration depicting number of shots per bottle
How Many Shots Are in a Bottle?
Illustration of fruit pairings for cocktail recipes: banana, strawberry, lemon, pomegranate, orange, and apple
Fruit Flavor Pairing in Drinks
Gomme Simple Syrup
How to Make Your Own Gomme Syrup
Fuzzy Navel cocktail recipe
Fuzzy Navel
Grasshopper cocktail
Grasshopper Cocktail
Cocktails and Food
How to Pair Cocktails and Food
Classic highball cocktail recipe
Whiskey Highball
Tequila Shots
How to Take a Tequila Shot
Blushing Bride cocktail
Blushing Bride Sparkling Champagne Cocktail
A variety of cocktails and mixed drinks
10 Customer Service Tips for Bartenders
Sloe Gin Fizz
Sloe Gin Fizz Cocktail
Barman building cocktails in the bar
How to Build Mixed Drinks in the Glass
Italian Coffee with Strega Liqueur
10 Tasty Homemade Liqueur Recipes You Need to Try
illustration showing freezing temperatures of various types of alcohol
What Is the Freezing Point of Alcohol?
Angostura Bitters being poured into cocktail against white background
6 Essential Cocktail Bitter Brands for Your Bar
Controlling the cost of liquor poured is important for a successful bar
How Much Does It Cost to Make a Cocktail?
Well Drink vs. Call Drink
Well Drink or Call Drink... What Are Your Ordering?
Mimosa Cocktail
How to Make Mimosas
Bloody Mary Cocktail
The Best Bloody Mary
How to host the perfect cocktail party
How to Host a Cocktail Party
Two Campari and soda cocktails in highball glasses garnished with orange
Campari and Soda
Young male bartender straining a cocktail into a champagne coupe.
How to Strain Cocktails
cocktails on a bar
What Is a Cocktail?
mint in the garden
The Bartender's Garden
Classic piso sour recipe
Tips and Recipes for Using Eggs in Cocktails
Homemade Lime Cordial Recipe
Homemade Lime Cordial
The Beautiful Cocktail
The Beautiful Cocktail
Liquor bottles lined on multiple shelves
Liquor 101: The 6 Types of Distilled Spirits
PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
What Is Pama Pomegranate Liqueur?
Straining a Sapphire Alpine Blue Martini
6 Reasons You Should Own a Cocktail Shaker
Blueberry Tea Cocktail Recipe
Blueberry Tea
Upgrade your soda as well for the best mixed drinks.
What You Need to Know About Soda
Liqueurs come in every color and flavor you could imagine.
What Is a Liqueur or Cordial?
Elderflower Cocktail Recipe With Champagne
Elderflower Cocktail With Champagne
Female taster looking at the colour of whisky in glass at whisky distillery
The Effects of Aging on Liquor
illustration showing shelf life of liquor
What Is the Shelf Life of Distilled Spirits?
Scientist tasting whiskey in plant
What Is the Proof of My Cocktail?
Bartender using a barspoon to make a drink.
How to Create Layered Cocktails and Shots
Irish Whiskey Barrels, Tyrconnell Irish Whiskey, Locke's Distillery Museum, Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Ireland
What Is Irish Whiskey?