What's the Origin of the Word 'Cocktail'?

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Poor Red's | El Dorado

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Liquid lunch! In May, I swung by Poor Red's at the end of my visit to Placerville before leaving the area. This saloon invented the Gold Cadillac cocktail and 3% of the WORLD’s supply of Galliano f...

Gift for a fan of hardcore bitters

by jochaima 8 months ago

I'm looking for ideas for someone who really likes bitters: fernet branca, and unicum. I was wondering about sfugmato, if that is worth getting? He has fernet, fernet menta, nonino, Ramazzotti, ape...

Chocolate eggnog recipe /Chocolatier

by IrishAyes721 8 months ago

hello, I've been desperately looking for the chocolate eggnog recipe that was posted in an issue of Chocolatier magazine many years ago. I thought I had every issue ever published but I can't seem...

Dinner with Fuchsia Dunlop @ China Live, SF, Nov 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"On Friday, November 1st, we are thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed cookbook author and Chinese cuisine connoisseur, Fuchsia Dunlop, to China Live (www.ChinaLiveSF.com) for a delicious explor...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

Opinions about Albuquerque Distilleries

by katiep15 10 months ago

Calling all distillery and spirits lovers in the area! Have 5 minutes to share your opinions and perceptions of distilleries in the area? I'm conducting a survey as part of a grad school marketing ...

Good cocktail, two girls night out

by Monica 11 months ago

I moved out of nyc and I no longer work there so I am a bit out of the loop and need some help. I recently became a friend with a lady who also happens to appreciate good food and drinks. We may...

Windmill Food Hall | Carlsbad

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

First impressions of the newly opened Windmill Food Hall? WINDMILL FOOD HALL 890 Palomar Airport Rd. Carlsbad, CA 92001 https://www.10news.com/lifestyle/exploring-san-diego/carlsbads-long-a...

What else can you do with a cocktail smoker?

by highlyunlikely 11 months ago

I had a smoked Old Fashioned a couple of days ago and it was fantastic. I am thinking about buying a cocktail smoker but am not sure how much I will use it. Anyone have one and use it for other t...

How to make a milkshake without a blender?

by LeslieJameson 12 months ago

Need a way to make a milkshake in the morning without a blender. If you know any unusual and yummy recipes, I'd like to know.

Long-forgotten cocktails

by Boston_Otter 6 years ago

I love looking at old menus and their lists of cocktails, some of which are still fairly popular, some that pop up at 'speakeasy' style craft bars, and some that nobody's heard of in decades... oft...

June 2016 Cocktail Companion COTM: CRAFT OF THE COCKTAIL

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 years ago

Please use this thread for all discussion and recipe reports for the Craft of the Cocktail, by Dale DeGroff. If you are the first to post on a recipe, please start a new reply to this OP, put th...

The Aperol Spritz: Summer Hero or Heck No?

by David_Watsky 1 year ago

Some of you might have seen the digital dust-up over a New York Times piece today condemning the summery spiritz. Wondering what people's thoughts are on the cocktail (?) or if there is a superior ...

Vail/Surrounding Areas

by Redfish69 1 year ago

I searched past threads and everything seemed old so I wanted to get an updated list of "must hit" restaurants. There are just 2 of us and we are open to anything as long as it's great and cockta...

Prosecco newbie needs advice!

by MaryCath 1 year ago

For an upcoming baby shower, I have been asked to supply the cocktails and mocktails. It will be sherbert with ginger ale or prosecco. I know nothing about prosecco. Any recommendations for brands?...

The Duke @ Bar La Grassa-A modified Pimms Cup cocktail

by benjaminthom 2 years ago

Anyone else had a chance to imbibe on "The Duke" @ Bar La Grassa in Minneapolis. I can't get over how refreshing it is and the "tomato olives" that they use as the garnish. So imagine, a fine tun...

Cocktails With Swedish Punsch

by mrgrotto 11 years ago

Any good cocktail suggestions with Swedish Punsch? I'm kinda going crazy over Waldorfs right now, but would like to try a couple new ones. Also made a couple Bohannons (from Deep Ellum's Casey Keen...

Cocktail Safety

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . There are a surprising number of cocktail components and procedures to be worried about. The website’s index lists more than 60, including fat-washing, in which a spirit is mixed with the o...

Cosmos without Triple Sec?

by Telandraa1 1 year ago

I am on Chemo and going on a cruise in a few weeks. I am told not to have anything made with Seville Oranges & that leaves out Triple Sec and Cointreau. I love Cosmos, what can I substitute?