# cocktails and spirits

Put down the books and pick up the bottle: it's time to master mixology
Envelope-pushing spirits for your liquor cabinet
The neutral spirit, coined in the Netherlands, has had a full evolution
Last call for warm-weather alcohol
Before it's too late, say goodbye to summer with the most popular cocktail ingredient
Now's the holiday weekend to have a drink (or 3); where to go this Labor Day weekend
How vodka became the most popular distilled spirit in America
Summer's not over yet: mix up the country's most popular cocktails of summer 2012
Summer's not over yet, so try a punch (with a David Wondrich recipe)
Rating the best of blanco, reposado, añejo, and extra añejo tequilas