Cocktails & Spirits

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by curseofleisure 1 year ago

I just returned from a trip to Oregon with a bottle of Calisaya, which I am impressed with. So far, I find it to be a...


curseofleisure commented 2 days ago

Best Gin Martinis?

by Dennis 13 years ago

Hello, I am a recent convert to gin martinis. Before my conversion, my cocktail of choice while dining out was a ...

TroyTempest commented 3 days ago

Frozen drinks anyone?

by BitchenKitcen 4 days ago

I'm serving up some frozen cosmos at our Superbowl party. My husband says that men love them, even if they don't admi...

stevewi commented 4 days ago

What Is Your Opinion Of This Manhattan Cocktail Variation?

by PontiusPalate 10 months ago

THE MORNINGSTAR: This cocktail was described by my bartender tonight as a "twist" on the classic Manhattan cocktail. ...


Ryuthrowsstuff commented 8 days ago

Similar to Seagrams 7

by mikeb33 10 days ago

First off I mostly drink domestic beer out of my kegerator in the garage. Sometimes I drink spirits, but mixed like v...

TroyTempest commented 8 days ago

Homemade Bailey's recipe

by Bill O. 10 days ago

Greetings: I hosted a party a few weeks back. My friend noticed a bottle of Bailey's on the bar. In turn, he gave ...


Bill O. commented 9 days ago

Gin: Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Beefeater?

by Faune 7 years ago

I would appreciate it if someone could give me recommendations*, contrasts and comparisons (e.g. tasting notes) regar...

TroyTempest commented 10 days ago

Homemade Bitters

by mrgrotto 7 years ago

ATTN: Chowhound DIYers/Boozebags RE: Homemade bitters I work at a fairly decent liquor store and, as one of the buye...


googlintim commented 11 days ago

Bloody Marys - finding the perfect mix or starting from scratch

by cstout 24 days ago

I would like to know what your favorite mix is or do you have your own recipe that you would prefer over anything pur...

LaLa commented 15 days ago

Best retail Calvados selection?

by Klunco 4 months ago

Am looking to get a special bottle of Calvados for a friend's wedding. Ideally, I would love to find a bottle from e...


geoffpm commented 15 days ago

Any good cocktail mixes?

by Fuffy 2 months ago

I find that only one or two guests drink cocktails, everyone else drinks wine, so instead of going through the hoo ha...


thimes commented 16 days ago

Trick Dog's New "Top Secret" Menu

by patsully 1 month ago

Here's Trick Dog's newest menu refresh. I love the creative use of quotations, e.g. Moon "Landing." Hope to check ...

patsully commented 18 days ago

Where to buy Icelandic liqueurs (Bjork, Brennivin) in LA? (Westside)

by constantineTCB 4 months ago

Just back from the amazing world of Iceland, and my bottle of Bjork burst in my luggage. (The Brennivin survived, tha...


constantineTCB commented 24 days ago

Sloe Gin?

by cheesehead in recovery 4 years ago

Why is it so hard to find? I've gone to 2 'well stocked' liquor stores and can't find it. I want to buy a small...


nlobo075 commented 1 month ago


High West Rendezvous?

by jochaima 2 months ago

Hi, anybody try High West Rendezvous rye recently? What did you think? thank you


angelaangel commented 1 month ago

...Years later, I'm a much better Mixologist

by YAYME 1 month ago

Right now, I have an amazing expanding home bar. Lots of DIY bitters, syrups, grenadine, and orgeat, a copy of Death ...


CaptCrunch commented 1 month ago


Batavia arrack - where to buy in Boston????

by GreyFloors 2 months ago

Thinking of doing a Sons of Liberty punch for Christmas and the recipe calls for Batavia arrack. Any idea where to s...

GreyFloors commented 1 month ago

Name this cocktail!?

by YAYME 1 month ago

Using my homemade summer bitters I invented a new drink. My summer bitters have in combination: vanilla/ginger, lime,...

marssy commented 1 month ago

Anyone tried Lunazul Tequila yet?

by theginguy 7 years ago

Apparently a Mexican made Tequila distributed by Heaven Hill, Lunazul Tequila is 100% Agave and pretty darn cheap. I ...


PeterB commented 1 month ago

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