Cocktails & Spirits

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Would Pimms be a good way to introduce non-gin drinking friends to Gin-based drinks?

by YAYME 1 day ago

I think a Pimm's cup is delightful and I think my friends would like it if appeared in a non- threatening strawberry ...


Monch commented 5 hours ago


Interesting NY Times article on the Negroni

by finlero 7 years ago I love the idea of using Hendrick's gin and Punt e Mes vermou...

konark commented 1 day ago

Martini Time

by munchkin1 10 days ago

Fellow Chowsters: What are the best snacks to serve with traditional gin-vermouth-olives martinis? Thanks and Cheers!


munchkin1 commented 1 day ago

Anyone know what happened to Costco bourbon?

by Alcachofa 14 days ago

Costco's bourbon was a great budget choice. Here in MA, it was around 20 or 21 dollars for a full liter. But it's ...

Alcachofa commented 4 days ago

Green vs. Yellow Chartreuse

by andytee 6 years ago

Can anyone explain the difference and why one would choose one over the other? Is there anyone out there who feels t...


robweeve commented 5 days ago

Best Pairing for a Gin Martini.

by escondido123 5 years ago

I mentioned to someone that I had a yen for a gin martini and a wonderful nibble. I say a crunchy clam cake, my husb...


munchkin1 commented 10 days ago

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June 2016 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion Voting!!!

by MplsM ary 10 days ago

Link to voting post, here: ...

Specific cocktails to try in NOLA?

by mattz2 16 days ago

Visiting New Orleans in a few weeks. Though I can find plenty of articles about where to go, I'm really looking for ...


hazelhurst commented 11 days ago

Best "cheap" gin?

by scratchie 6 years ago

I like Tanqueray just fine, but the last time I was in the liquor store, I was considering whether I really need to b...


HungryJackass commented 21 days ago

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Cherry flavored vodka made from actual fruit?

by chefdaddyo 21 days ago

We had a taste of some excellent cherry flavored vodka over the weekend. Neighbor got it north of London, UK in a s...

Anyone tried Lunazul Tequila yet?

by theginguy 8 years ago

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

DiningDiva commented 23 days ago

Cherry Brandy - Cointreau?? Marnier?

by jochaima 8 years ago

My brother-in-law swears he once had a cherry brandy made by was at a wedding in England. I've asked ...


SennaZisou commented 29 days ago

St-Germain liqueur note

by blue room 1 month ago

Just happened to see that the fellow who created St-Germain liqueur died last week

blue room commented 29 days ago

Tropical punch

by Shymeans410 1 month ago

Im in a wedding this saturday, and need to come up with a "recipe" for an alcoholic punch to serve. long story short,...


Shymeans410 commented 29 days ago

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Montreal Gin Festival (Ginapalooza, Apr 27 - May 11)

by CaptCrunch 1 month ago

Hello Guys, Apparently there is a gin festival happening... hmmm.. right now. Also, I live on the moon and neve...

Stoli Pertsovka Has Anyone been Able to Get it

by theomordha 2 years ago

I have not been able to find Persovka, whether by Stolichnaya nor anyone else, The trendy pepper vodkas which are i...


Bluebearry commented 1 month ago

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New Whisky on Lewis & Harris

by DavidT 1 month ago

For the first time in many, many years, there are now distilleries on the isles of Lewis & Harris: http://www.bloo...

That's the spirit!

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

“If, as they say, God spanked the town / For being over frisky, / Why did He burn the churches down / And spare Hotal...

stevewi commented 1 month ago


by YAYME 1 month ago

Hey guys, I made some bitters that kickass! I've been making tinctures and playing around with flavors and this what ...


Lafoofoo commented 1 month ago

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