Carolyn Sims

Carolyn is a self-taught home bar and cocktail enthusiast. She enjoys a drink on the porch in the evening and is a strong believer that you can never have too many glassware options. She is the creator and curator of @CarolinaVerbena, featuring the cocktails she mixes up at home with her husband and two cats. Carolyn lives in Atlanta, GA, but is a nomad at heart who loves to explore the world one sip (or bite) at a time.

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Brighten up your weekend with this fresh and tart lemony Gin cocktail.

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April 24, 2021
Lemon Rosemary Sour

Brighten up your weekend with this fresh and tart lemony Gin cocktail recipe.

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October 20, 2020
Must-Have Liqueurs, Fortified Wines and Bitters for Your Home Bar

In this edition of "Cocktails with Carolyn," find out about the "supporting cast" your home bar needs to help you transform good drinks into exceptional ones.

Three crystal decanters sitting side by side, filled with Vodka, Bourbon and Gin respectively, sitting outside on a basket-woven tray with a giant green fern in the background and a small pink flower in the foreground

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October 13, 2020
5 Liquors Every Home Bar Should Have

In this edition of "Cocktails with Carolyn," find out what spirits you need to create both classic and inventive cocktails from the comfort of your own home.

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October 6, 2020
Essential Cocktail Glasses for Your Home Bar

In this edition of "Cocktails with Carolyn," learn everything you need to know about choosing glassware for your home bar. From rocks glasses to snifters to “what the heck is a coupe,” find out which ones you need, which ones you don’t, and what drink goes best in what glass.

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September 29, 2020
Cocktails with Carolyn: The Girl Behind the Glass

Introducing "Cocktails with Carolyn," a cocktail column aimed at helping you create the ultimate cocktail bar experience safely and socially-distanced at home.

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