Move over, eggnog: there's a new holiday cocktail in town. At your next holiday fete, we urge you to get into the yuletide spirit with a candy cane cocktail that calls for only three ingredients. To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, we'll show you how to create a candy garnish two ways: a superspeedy method and another that's sure to be the talk of the party. Watch the video to see how it's done, then print out the candy cane cocktail recipe for easy reference.
Think drinking Scotch is something reserved for snifters and grandpa's living room? Think again. Lucia Gonzales, bartender at Prizefighter in Emeryville, CA, and whiskey ambassador for Campari America's Women & Whiskies, demonstrates how to make a Scotch-based punch for the holidays that's sure to please both aficionados and newbies alike. Watch on for more helpful punch-making tips, then get the recipe.
Looking to enjoy more whiskey, but not sure where to even start? Let Lucia Gonzales, bartender at Prizefighter in Emeryville, CA, and whiskey ambassador for Campari America's Women & Whiskies, introduce you to four indispensable whiskey bottles. From the ultralight and fruity Scotch to a bold and spicy Kentucky bourbon, these are sure to please your palate and round out any home bar.
Where does the latest innovation in beer come from? Japan, of course. Meet frozen beer, a malty slush that's able to keep brewskis at cold temps for up to 30 minutes. We had a chance to experience the sensation when product manager June Yamamura gave us a firsthand look at Kirin Ichiban's frozen beer machine and its patented process. But if you think it's just a beer slushy, think again: there's more to this frozen foam — and how it's served — than meets the eye. Watch the video to learn more, including a few big attractions where you can find it stateside.
In honor of the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra, we're bringing you a Champagne cocktail inspired by the movie. Celebrate Michael Douglas's and Matt Damon's Emmy nominations with this tipple, a blend of vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, lime, and sparkling wine. Watch the video, then print out the recipe.
Happy National Rum Punch Day! To celebrate, we're making a Cali Gold cocktail with mixologist and Caliche Rum brand ambassador Esteban Ordonez. His concoction combines the sweetness of agave nectar with the aroma of muddled cilantro. It's perfect for a happy hour gathering with friends or a before-dinner drink. Watch the segment, then get the recipe.
Lauren Conrad played host at POPSUGAR and Malibu Island Spiced's recent LA soiree, and at the bash, she gave us her tips on making the most of the final weeks of Summer. Lauren shared one of her favorite cocktail recipes, tips on garnishing a Summer-friendly drink, and advice on decorating for a pool party. She also filled us in on how to prep our hot-weather wardrobes for Fall and how she mixes up her makeup routine season to season.
If you're as obsessed with Bruno Mars's "Locked Out of Heaven" as its legions of fans are, then toast to it — and to its MTV VMA nominations with a cocktail that's as heavenly as the viral tune. Made with pisco, sparkling wine, and St-Germain, this fizzy cocktail is like a Peruvian take on the perennially popular Moscow Mule, hence its name. Make sure to tune in to the awards show this Sunday, Aug. 25, and sip away on this sultry sparkler as you watch the magic unfold.