8 Versatile Spirits Sure to Satisfy Summer Guests
Labeling Irish whiskey as a tipple merely reserved for St. Patrick’s Day festivities is shortsighted thinking. Two new releases, a blend and a single malt, prove that this rich spirit has gravitas all year long—as do a just-arrived bourbon and Scotch. On the opposite end of the spectrum, three vodkas—one flavored with lime, another with apricot—dovetail nicely with soaring temperatures, while a spicy liqueur buoys sparkling wine cocktails.
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Soaring temperatures brings out the best in cocktail experimentation.