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All content by Phoebe Goldman
A glass of clear gin-based cocktail decorated with sage leaves and a metal straw against a white background shot from above.

Grab a muddler and mix up a Wise Man

Earthy, tangy and just a touch sweet, this sage-and-gin highball is perfect for spring.
March 25, 2022

Spring has finally sprung, so I figured I'd introduce you to my favorite warm-weather cocktail, a gin-based twist on a mojito. I call it the Wise Man, since it’s flavored with...

Two alcohol bottles and a champagne flute on a granite countertop. On the left, a mostly empty bottle of liqueur. On the right, a half-empty bottle of prosecco with an orange decal. In the center, a champagne flute with a homemade deep red spritz.

Spoil yourself and impress your friends with a refreshing spritz

You can feel like a champagne drinker without breaking the bank by learning to augment sparkling wine with a colorful, flavorful cordial or bitters.
February 28, 2022

Every New Year’s Eve, my parents would give me a glass of champagne. I started to like the flavor when I was 17 or 18. Once I was old enough to buy booze myself, I tried...

While gin and tonics primarily consist of a balanced mix of gin and tonic water, they can be spiced up with citrus, syrups and bitter liqueurs. (Photos by Phoebe Goldman)

Neither shaken nor stirred: A foolproof guide to mastering the gin and tonic

The g&t is a classic cocktail — and the perfect drink for a novice bartender.
January 25, 2022

I feel obligated to tell you: If you're under 21, read no further. Drinking illegally is a recipe for disaster, and it won't be too long before you're able to comfortably — read:...