Whether you're sipping on your veranda, at the beach, on the boat, or even just on your couch this summer, shake up or stir up your sipping routine with these drink recipes -- we have everything from coffee and afternoon lemonade to late-night cockails!
Food editor Shira Bocar's drink of choice for summer evenings on Decatur Island is a play on the Negroni, featuring cherry plums muddled with sugar, Aperol (a citrusy Italian aperitif), gin, seltzer, and a twist of orange.
Our contributors know a thing or two about imbibing: Anne Becerra was the first woman in New York to become a certified cicerone (a.k.a. beer sommelier); the Hella Bitter boys run a successful bitters brewing company and cocktail brand; Sarah Tracey is an expert at City Winery New York; and that's only naming a few! Here are their suggestions on what to drink during the hot summer months.