Now that fall has officially hit its stride, the winter months aren’t far off. It may be time, then — for those of you who like to break out the twinkle lights and holiday jams before Thanksgiving — to once again enjoy that favorite wintertime drink, hot chocolate. It’s a treat that’s often tied to childhood memories, but the folks at Milton’s Café are shaking things up a bit with an adults-only version spiked with bourbon.
For those looking to dip their toes into the waters of sake, try one of Ramen Bowls' sake flights, a sampling of five varieties served in shot glasses nestled inside a wooden tray.
It may not be the most appetizing of names, but true fans of the classic sazerac cocktail will swoon over this smoky signature 715 rendition.
It’s absolutely mandatory to sip on an iced tea this summer, whether there’s a porch in your life or not.
Those who enjoy slurping up the milk sitting in the bottom of the bowl once the cereal has been eaten will enjoy this breakfast cocktail.
If you’re going to take a trip to Italy via large plates of pasta (and endless breadsticks and salad), it would be foolish not to check out the Leaning Tower.
No need for any fancy infusions; this exotic lychee fruit libation will satisfy your sweet tooth while getting you that pleasant tipsy you’re looking for.
This 60-ounce beer dispenser houses the beer you just can't seem to get enough of.
“Get your ‘Shine on” with Famous Dave’s new selection of Moonshine beverages as of last week.
Chanting, pounding on tables and school spirit.
Taking the classic hot hard cider, and kicking it up a notch.
Lots of people either love tequila or cringe at the thought of it. Same goes for the flavor of anise (tastes like black licorice). Love both? Try the Mariposa Azul.
Like key lime pie in liquid form — sweet, limey and alcoholic.
A drink with a small meal sticking out of it will turn heads at the bar.
Local blackberries, fresh ice cream, Aperol and soda in a drink named the Float Trip — like all the best things about summertime in a single, cold glass.
Don’t like to taste the alcohol in your drink? This beer cocktail (yes, those are real things) could be your new hot-weather favorite.
This only-in-Lawrence, build-it-yourself libation is available at the sole public location Free State Brewing Co. beer and Iwig Family Dairy ice cream regularly come together.
If any cocktail is capable of showing off whiskey’s refreshing side, it’s a mint julep — serious-tasting yet easily sippable. By Sara Shepherd
A surprising farm-fresh flavor is sprouting in the Field Favour cocktail — beets. By Sara Shepherd
Back when Louise herself owned and operated Louise’s Bar downtown, the bar’s big draw was 10-cent pints. Those went by the wayside long ago (rats!), but the next big thing has been going strong since the 1970s or earlier: schooners. By Sara Shepherd