Cocktails & Spirits

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

Really Old Canadian Club (1973)

by keykey 9 years ago

Okay, so while I enjoy whisky and scotch, I don't know as much about the subjects as I'd like. I have an old bottle ...


butttattoo commented 2 days ago

What is/was Tango?

by MC Slim JB 10 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 ...


glowfishgirl commented 5 days ago

Korean inspired cocktails?

by curseofleisure 22 days ago

We are throwing a party for the Olympics opening ceremonies and want to include food and drinks on the menu that give...


curseofleisure commented 7 days ago

What are you drinking tonight?

by Smokeydoke30 2 months ago

Lets revive this once-popular thread. So, in the spirit of the What's For Dinner thread, lets post what we're drinkin...

JMF commented 7 days ago

Cocktail challenge - A drink that ties in with author Ayn Rand

by Monch 8 years ago

OK Hounds, You're a literate and experienced bunch. I'm wracking my brain and am not finding my muse. We are...

tim irvine commented 9 days ago

Batch sazerac

by akdad 18 days ago

Looking to do a batch of sazeracs and for cost reasons I would like to use one 750 ml bottle to produce thirty two 1 ...

stevewi commented 15 days ago

Chili Infused Tequila?

by zackly 20 days ago

I want to make some hot pepper tequila. I have both fresh jalapenos and habaneros. The recipe I looked at said add 3-...


zackly commented 18 days ago


by MOREKASHA 11 years ago

I've been searching high ' low for the spirit from Spain called Orujo in NYC. Any ideas? Thanks.

MOREKASHA commented 22 days ago

Orujo De Hierbas

by sweet_polly 9 years ago

I am looking for an online source (preferably in the U.S. to control shipping charges, but would consider ordering fr...

MOREKASHA commented 22 days ago

Jack Daniel's is not Bourbon.

by therealbigtasty 11 years ago

It seems a little pompous on my part to say so, yes, but Jack Daniel's is not bourbon. We should protest calling it ...


BigG commented 25 days ago

Old Fashioned Cocktail Neat?

by PeterB 6 years ago

Booze Hounds, help me out, please. This has happened to me twice in the last couple of months. While out at a bar I h...

stevewi commented 25 days ago

1955 crown royal

by psirah 7 years ago

I recently found a 1955 half gallon of crown royal that has been well cared for and properly stored. The bottle is in...


BigG commented 26 days ago

It's That Time of Year - Make Your Own Cointreau / Triple Sec / Orange Bitters

by StriperGuy 6 years ago

I make quite of few of my own bitters, and liqueurs. And my own cocktail cherries, but my favorite time of year is wh...

JMF commented 1 month ago

Pine tree bitters/extract/liqueur?

by YAYME 1 month ago

Hey, wise scholars of this board. I used everclear and branch of a fir tree and made pine tree extract. It tastes lik...

JMF commented 1 month ago

Need a Make-Ahead Bourbon Cocktail - Pitcher Recipe

by rp17 1 month ago

I'm having a party next weekend and want to make a pitcher of cocktails that my guests can easily pour for themselves...


rp17 commented 1 month ago

The Perfect Martini

by eatapotamusNola 4 months ago

1. Scrub the entire inside and rim of the glass with an unpeeled lemon to smear the lemon oil on the glass (being ver...

stevewi commented 1 month ago

Tequila in Ceramic -- Problematic?

by davis_sq_pro 2 months ago

I was recently gifted a bottle of Grand Mayan tequila. Googling around a bit for info on it, I discovered the followi...

stevewi commented 1 month ago

How long do unopened bottles of hard liquor/liquers stay drinkable for? And opened?

by Shayna Madel 10 years ago

I don't drink much hard liquor at all, for no particular reason. But, years ago, I did establish a little bar in my ...

stevewi commented 1 month ago