Liquid Diet

Five Amaro Cocktails in Boston to Try Right Now

Say ciao to local bartenders’ new favorite cocktail ingredient. Named after the Italian word for “bitter” and traditionally sipped straight up as a digestif, the herbal liqueur known as amaro is popping up in refreshingly bracing libations all over the city.

Five Sour Beers to Try from Boston-Area Breweries

Pucker at the thought of sour beer? It’s time to reconsider. More and more local breweries are bringing the funk to their taprooms—with surprisingly refreshing results.

Cocktails for Two at Boston-Area Bars

Up the romance factor on your next date night with a modern craft cocktail designed for two—no scorpion bowls allowed.

Four Savory Cocktails to Sip This Season

Dinner and a drink? Try drinks as dinner. Infused with a variety of herbal, meaty, and umami-rich accents, these creative cocktails have plenty of bite. By Jesse Schwartz

Four Vermouth Cocktails Found Around Boston

Formerly a bit player, vermouth is having a moment thanks to its low-alcohol drinkability and a renewed interest in apéritifs. Ahead, four sessionable cocktails that highlight the quaff’s versatility.