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Applejack

What Is the Difference Between Applejack and Calvados?

If you’re a fan of hard apple cider but don’t think it’s quite hard enough, consider going the brandy route. There’s no better place to start than with Calvados, the centuries-old French apple brandy...
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Obstler / fruit brandy / schnaps in the United States???

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by teukros 7 years ago

I am talking about the clear beverage which is made from 100% fruit must. e.g. apple, pear, apricot, plum. Similar to grapa which is made from grape must. 80 proof or thereabouts. Short of booki...

New Base Spirit

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by alphanumeric 6 years ago

A question occurred to me while reflecting upon my love of gin and, after seeing EvergreenDan's comment on board malaise, I thought I'd poll the Chow Spiritsers about what they would like the futur...

Applejack

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by redhookandrew 12 years ago

Can some one out there draw a distiction between applejack and apple brandy?

Gifts Suggestions for an Apple Farmer Who Wants to Make Hard Cider

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by jen_om 7 years ago

Does anyone have any gift suggestions for what to give a commercial apple farmer who wants to start making hard cider? He grows dozens of varieties of apples on his farm and wants to start explori...

Help Me Conjure Up a NYE Punch Featuring Applejack

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by isadorasmama 7 years ago

Heading to a party with drinkers on NYE and rather than standing behind the bar all night, I thought I'd make a punch and let everyone have at it. Applejack first came to mind because it's affordab...

Inexpensive Calvados suggestions?

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by jumpyg 8 years ago

Hi, I'm looking for a fairly inexpensive bottle of Calvados that will primarily be used for mixing cocktails (just want something versatile). I have a list of several brands that I can find for $40...

Pink Cocktails

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by JungMann 11 years ago

I am attending a pink cocktail party and need to bring a specialty cocktail. As a whiskey drinker, I know very few pink cocktails other than the Negroni (which would not go over well with this crow...

Pernod (anise liquor)/Apple Brandy availability in Charlotte

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by dineandcook 8 years ago

I'm planning a dinner party and was wondering if Pernod can be found in the Charlotte area? I'm also looking for Le trou Normand, Calvados or Applejack. This is all for a dinner i'm planning-- yo...

Apple-type Signature Drink or Punch!!

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by LilGirl 9 years ago

We're having an Oktoberfest party next month, and I would like to have an apple related signature drink or punch that I can make ahead. (Earlier the same day) (I would just make the base, and add t...

Turkey day cocktail ideas

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by isadorasmama 9 years ago

A couple of American Jews, a Parisian Jew, and a Colombian all walk into a wonderfully scented kitchen. My kitchen, on Thanksgiving. What classic cocktail awaits them? Something fruity or sour, eas...

Do you have a "Liquor Cabinet"

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by Chinon00 12 years ago

I recall reading a book by Baldwin written during the 1950s where virtually every character it seemed had a drink in their hand at all times. As portrayed in this book folks from this generation a...

Calvados in NJ?

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by choco_lab38 10 years ago

I've tried several liquor stores, large and small, in my area (Central NJ/Princeton) and none of them seem to carry Calvados from France, which I need for a recipe. They do, however, have plenty o...

Best apple pie ever, according to husband

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by TheSnowpea 10 years ago

Well I have earned myself high praise from my husband with a rustic apple-rosemary tart I assembled today. I even noted his remark in my cookbook, along with my modifications. The base recipe is f...

What booze do you keep on hand to cook with?

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by Philly Ray 11 years ago

In an effort to keep my pantry well stocked at all times, I'm trying to compile a list of different types of alcoholic beverages that are typically used in cooking (as part of the dish itself, not ...

Stocking a Bar - What should I have on hand?

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by QueenB 12 years ago

We're not huge liquor drinkers, yet I'd like to have a decently-stocked bar at home. Currently, I have bottles of: Smirnoff Vodka Cuervo Tequila Crown Royal Beefeater Gin Kahlua Amaretto...

Bourbon Substitution for Pecan Pie

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by keylimepie 11 years ago

I'm making a Pecan Pie, that calls for 1 Tablespoon of Bourbon, I don't have any though. I was thinking of substituting Caramel Bailey's. Would that work, or should I susbtitute something else?

Thanksgiving drink recipe

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by Diane in Bexley 11 years ago

We are not teetotalers, but not exactly big drinkers. Hosting Tgiving, I would like to make a pitcher of something festive with cranberry juice, like maybe Cosmopolitans? Cape Codders? We prefer vo...

Apple cider cocktail?

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by hsquare2southend 11 years ago

I am having a cocktail party tomorrow and want to make a cocktail using fresh apple cider. Any recipes you've enjoyed?

Pork, Apples, What would you make?

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by Morganna 11 years ago

I have lovely, thick center cut boneless pork loin chops, four of them. I have wonderful, fresh Vermont apples. I also have a fully stocked pantry and some Cabot extra sharp cheddar that needs to...