Garnishes are nearly as old as cocktails themselves, with references appearing in Jerry Thomas' "How to Mix Drinks" book, published in 1862. Find out how and why garnishes developed and which vintage garnishes are worth bringing back.
The stigma against blue drinks could be a thing of the past, but as it turns out, so are the drinks themselves. Learn the surprising history of blue cocktails and why they're popping back up on bar menus all over.
Vintage bar and glassware can bring another dimension to the cocktail experience — it offers a sense of history that can't be bought from modern day manufacturers. A few enthusiasts tell us how to build and maintain a collection.