Alton's Best Bets for a Summer Bar

From his least favorite cocktail trends to his best bets for an at-home bar, Alton answered our top questions.

Cocktail trends you’re over/cocktail trends you’re into

Over: I’m over anything that involves a cheese-stuffed olive because I don’t like cheese in my booze.

Into: I’m into anything with aged rum and classic punches.

Favorite summer drink?

Gin and tonic

Top 5 mixers for a home bar

1. Tonic concentrate

2. Soda siphon for soda water

3. Simple syrup

4. Fernet Branca

5. Amaro 

Keep Reading

Next Up

Alton Brown's Best Bets for a Summer Bar

Alton Brown gave us the low-down on his favorite drink for summer, which trends he is totally over and how you can best stock your at-home bar.

QUIZ: Which Destination Is Your Best Bet for Summer BBQ?

Bored with your local blue plate special? Take the quiz to find out where you should venture to get the best ‘cue this summer.

On TV