Libations

The Margarita Is So Perfectly Local, We're Willing to Rewrite History

In the month of Cinco de Mayo, we celebrate the margarita and other cool tequila drinks.

04/26/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Drink in Downtown Sarasota

Quench your thirst at any one of these downtown watering holes.

04/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Duffy's Peep-tini

Happy Easter! We're sorry.

04/11/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Straight Up

Your Guide to This Year's Whiskey Obsession Festival

The man behind this month’s Whiskey Obsession Festival explains the dark spirits.

03/29/2017 By Susan Burns

Weekly Planner

A Whiskey Festival, Wine Walk and More Local Dining Events

Including the soft opening of a new brewery, a beekeeping seminar and coffee with a cop.

03/29/2017 By Riley Board

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Capital Grille's Stoli Doli

When a pineapple and a vodka love each other very much...

03/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Whiskeytown

An Insightful, Fun, Somewhat Blurry Taste-Test of Downtown's Best Whiskey Drinks

Whiskey's everywhere these days, but who in Sarasota is pouring the good stuff?

03/20/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: The Fish's Whiskey Beet Drop

We are, in fact, drinking more beets.

03/15/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Mi Pueblo's El Jefe Margarita

A big ol' margarita with three different kinds of booze, just to be sure.

03/08/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Smoke Gets in His Eyes

On a Barstool at Memories Lounge, a 91-Year-Old Reveals His Secret of Longevity

"Mr. Phil," as he's known, is at Memories Lounge from 10 p.m.-closing every night.

03/01/2017 By Isaac Eger

The Inn Crowd

Four Fantastic Hotel Bars

These chic watering holes can be found in some of the area's coolest lodging spots.

03/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Tommy Bahama's Tahitian Limeade

You put the gin in the coconut and then you ponder the effects of colonialism.

02/22/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: State Street's Jimador en Llamas

Mescal and many other flavors combine for a fascinating wallop.

02/15/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Shore's Mai Tai

A rum classic in a chic tropical setting.

02/08/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Marina Jack's Ocean Blue

Because idyllic waterfront photos need colorful beverages in them.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: CPK's Socialite Cosmo

The brand-new UTC-adjacent hotspot adds mixology to its pizza game.

01/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Rusty Bucket's Ginger Citrus Bourbon

This seasonal selection features an exclusive Woodford blend.

01/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Pub Quiz

The Trivia Stakes are High in Our City's Brainiest Bar

The bar-based quiz tradition may very well achieve its Platonic ideal on Wednesday nights at Growler's.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Duval's Highland Cure

This week: A sweeter sip of Scotch.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Our Top 5 Cocktails of 2016

Our five favorite flavors from the past year of beverage, ahem, research.

12/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace