Philadelphia's Rex 1516 comes to the rescue with an absinthe cocktail to help celebrate National Absinthe Day. With all of the folklore aside, the anise-flavored spirit is making a huge come back on the craft cocktail scene.
Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.
Cocktail Cooking Tip
Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.