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Cocktails & Spirits

Read what Chowhounds have to say about distilled spirits—flavors, brands, recipes, recommendations—and share your own boozy insights.

Store-bought egg whites?

by Alcachofa 7 days ago

Hi. I'm posting this here, as I will be using the egg whites to make drinks. I'm wondering if anyone has ever used th...


Alcachofa commented 4 days ago

Gin: Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Beefeater?

by Faune 10 years ago

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


mercurygirl commented 5 days ago

Any Single Malt Whisky fans?

by CHSeifert 7 days ago

I’m getting a bit into single malt whisky. I wonder if anyone else in here have some favourites to recommend? ...


Midlife commented 6 days ago

A bad idea for a martini

by tim irvine 3 months ago

At one of my favorite restaurants the other night and ordered a martini, specifying Bluecoat and Dolin, 3:1, one oliv...


TroyTempest commented 7 days ago

State(s) with the Lowest Liquor Taxes / Prices?

by signofthefourwinds 7 years ago

Because individual States apply various state and local taxes, I'm wondering if anyone has a source that compares the...


jbl1953 commented 9 days ago

If I like Jameson, what else might I like?

by venividibitchy 9 years ago

I tried whiskey for the first time last night -- Jameson, and was pleasantly surprised. I'm typically a gin/tequila/v...


stevewi commented 10 days ago

Shipping spirits from NY to MA?

by jochaima 24 days ago

Hello I was all set order online, some liqueurs (not wine) from NY to MA (where I live). The seller is licensed. I a...


hotoynoodle commented 15 days ago

anyone import tequila from mexico?

by ac106 11 years ago

Heya all, I live in Mass and cannot receive shipments of liquor domestically. However I have read that people have...


DiningDiva commented 17 days ago

Remy Martin XO

by ValentinoA 18 days ago

I was given a Remy Martin XO. Their is an add label on the side that said not for human consumption... what does that...


kimfair1 commented 17 days ago

Costco whiskey

by odkaty 2 months ago

I keep seeing that Costco has decent self-branded whiskey. All I've seen (and tried) is their Canadian whisky. Do ...


stevewi commented 29 days ago

Scotland's Wave Of New Distilleries

by DavidT 2 months ago

In addition to several closed (or "lost") distilleries reopening, a good number of new distilleries are opening in Sc...


TroyTempest commented 1 month ago

Weird vanilla floaties

by baileybakes 2 months ago

Hi everyone! I know this isn’t exactly a cocktail question, but I think you cocktail makers and rum dealers may b...


baileybakes commented 2 months ago

Yuengling Beer: Why not west of the Mississippi?

by seefoo 2 months ago

met a new friend. he drove out from Florida and met us at "elk-camp". i peeked into his RV and saw Yuengling beer. ...


zackly commented 2 months ago

Experience with Colours

by cedric2812 2 months ago

Dear friends, I would like to know if there any drinks or liquor that could change my original drink to blue colou...


Indy 67 commented 2 months ago

What's the premium brand for creme de cacao?

by Howard-2 12 years ago

I have the impression it's Bols. Is that correct? And, separatelyh, what do people think is the best-tasting bran...


The Big Crunch commented 2 months ago

Bloody Marys - finding the perfect mix or starting from scratch

by cstout 3 years 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...


zackly commented 2 months ago

Lillet-what to do with it?

by JohnE O 9 years ago

I picked up a bottle of Lillet blanc and have it chilling. I can't say I've ever had it before so I'm asking what wou...


damiano commented 2 months ago

Sweetening a Vodka Martini

by ianl1 2 months ago

Hi - i'm at a James Bond themed party this weekend so I was planning on taking cocktail stuff to make Vodka Martinis....


stevewi commented 2 months ago

Cannabis Cocktails? Constellation Sees Opening

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"...The number of drinkers who also smoke cannabis has grown over the past decade, while the number of pot smokers wh...


stevewi commented 2 months ago

What is/was Tango?

by MC Slim JB 11 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 ...


bizjet48 commented 2 months ago