Cocktails & Spirits

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Will I hate campari?

by CJB12 4 years ago

I mainly drink irish whiskey and IPA beers, but after reading posts here and seeing a lot of love for it, I'm particu...

tim irvine commented 6 hours ago

Specific cocktails to try in NOLA?

by mattz2 3 months ago

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


PiperBob commented 3 days ago

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Portland's Jeffrey Morgenthaler named American Bartender of the Year

by stevewi 4 days ago

See: If you don't have a...

Need Sangria making advice: what types of fruit to include?

by The Oracle 7 years ago

I'm planning to make Sangria for the first time this weekend for a party I'm throwing. So far - on the list of fruit...


Excelsis commented 7 days ago

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Copper & King's Absinthe Availability

by prasantrin 8 days ago

I'm planning on picking up some Copper & King's absinthe while I'm in MSP. Looking online, it's ~$55 at Surdyk's, and...

JW Blue Label Alternative [insert collective groan here]

by Icantread 8 days ago

Hi All, I know it's an obnoxious request, and I've decided to go ahead with it anyway, so let me begin with a big ...


DavidT commented 8 days ago

Any opinions on Don Sergio Anejo tequila?

by ncyankee101 6 years ago

I am primarily a Scotch drinker but havde recently branched into aged rum and have tried a couple anejo tequilas. ...


StuartG8R commented 9 days ago

Ungava Gin & Chic Choc Spiced Rum

by jammy 14 days ago

I tried these two Canadian spirits for the first time this week. Wow! Smooth, flavourful, absolutely delicious! The c...


lagatta commented 10 days ago

Dewar's Scotch -- tastes different lately?

by Lucymax 8 years ago

OK, Dewar's is my husband and my favorite blended scotch. My husband says he has been drinking it since he was abou...


Geezer1 commented 10 days ago

Low-Sugar Limoncello?

by 99Jason 10 days ago

I'm really loving Limoncello and have a pet theory that it's one of the healthier spirits you can enjoy (polyphenols ...


Ryuthrowsstuff commented 10 days ago

Vana Tallinn

by marissag101 19 days ago

Hi, my name is Marissa. I'm in desperate search of a bottle of Vana Tallinn. Anyone know where I can find one? A...

davis_sq_pro commented 16 days ago

Champagne punch

by swany206 21 days ago

Is ot ok to mix different types/brands of champagne when making a champagne punch?

davis_sq_pro commented 19 days ago

Cherry-pit liqueur?

by madkittybadkitty 7 years ago

so costco had this sale on cherries, 3.67 for 3lb, and i couldn't help but buy two boxes. over the past several days ...

davis_sq_pro commented 24 days ago

Interesting NY Times article on the Negroni

by finlero 8 years ago I love the idea of using Hendrick's gin and Punt e Mes vermou...


curseofleisure commented 28 days ago

basil drink recipes please!

by hungrymom 5 years ago

For the first time ever here in Montana we have an ABUNDANCE of basil in the garden. I have exhausted all recipes an...


curseofleisure commented 28 days ago

Homemade Apricot Brandy/Liqueur?

by The Big Crunch 4 years ago

So, as someone who's only been into the whole cocktail thing for a few months, I've been gradually building a home ba...


tarynone commented 29 days ago

What is/was Tango?

by MC Slim JB 8 years ago

I don't know what made me think of this stuff, but I recall it as a preferred tipple of underage drinkers when I was ...


sinop commented 29 days ago

Bakers vs. Basil Haydens vs. Bookers

by jackbauer 8 years ago

Sorry if this has been covered in other posts. I don't have much of a wallet and when I buy bourbon, I usually buy M...


jjarvis commented 1 month ago

Bourbon or rye, gift ideas (Boston area)

by jochaima 8 months ago

Hello I'm looking for ideas for a gift either bourbon, or rye. I'm in the Boston area. He -loved the Thomas ...

yarm commented 1 month ago


by alfresco997 3 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a liqueur made by Torani called Mescolanza? It's no longer available. I use it in bakin...


MaureenSmith13 commented 1 month ago

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