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No. 16: Nov/Dec 2008


FEATURES

Life of the Party
From the first guest’s arrival to your final collapse on the couch, these eight recipes will put the fun in your fête.

RECIPE: Winter Julep

 

All Wrapped Up: Imbibe Holiday Gift Guide
Whatever your budget, our 50 gift ideas have you covered this holiday season.

BONUS: Our online gift guide delivers 20 more great ideas for every budget.

 

The Sweet Life: Dessert Wines READ »
Dessert wines are a perfect way to add a little extra sugar to your holidays.

Joe to the World: Holiday Coffee READ »

How to keep the party going when the coffee comes out.


Beyond a Shadow of a Stout
Shedding light on a dark beer, plus pairing ideas & tasting notes.

 

French Twist: Destination Cognac
Submerged in history, Cognac gives up its secrets slowly.

RECIPE: Cognac Stinger

 

DEPARTMENTS

Uncorked Drink news you can use.

 

Dr. Cocktail Rediscovering vintage cocktails with Ted Haigh.

 

Distilled Your questions, expert answers. Ask your own question to our drink experts here.

 

Taste-Test: U.S. Sparking Wines You don’t have to cross the Atlantic for a great holiday sparkler.

 

Gear We find out which “unbreakable” wine glasses keep it together.

 

Elements: Sloe Gin Sloe gin stages its comeback. READ »

 

Characters For 30 years, Stephen Remsberg has been amassing the largest private collection of rum in the world.

 

Style Wine racks for the modern cellar.

 

Mix It Up Get sticky fingers with homemade marshmallows.

 

Scene Scout Where to go now, from Clock Bar in San Francisco to Apotheke in New York City.

 

Cravings Complete your holiday spread with cranbeer-y relish.

 

Quench A traditional holiday recipe with some surprising ingredients.

 

RECIPES

Cocktails Ginger Mojito, Waverly Place Echo, Snowshoe, Sloe Gin Fizz, Charlie Chaplin, Wibble, Jasmine Smiles, Royal Tannenbaum, Wise Old Sage, Winter Mojito, The Swafford, The Nutty Monk, And to All a Good Night..., Canadian Coffee, Francis the Mule, Jarnac Ginger, Vieux Carré

Element Chinese Five-Spice Syrup

 

Mocktail Imbibe's Five-Spice Fizz

 

Cravings Cranbeer-y Relish

How-to Homemade Marshmallows