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

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Cosmos without Triple Sec?

by Telandraa1 10 months 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?

RIP: Tenzin Samdo of ArtScience

by BostonBestEats 10 months ago

Sadly, the brilliant bar director of ArtScience, Tenzin Samdo, just passed away from cancer. A really nice guy too. https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food-dining/2019/01/28/one-boston-best-...

Mulled wine in unlined copper?

by OaklandGal 11 months ago

I am making Ghina’s mulled wine for a holiday gathering next week and I am wondering if a large unlined copper saucepan can be used for this?

Proportions for Cool Hand Cuke Mocktail?

by hippopotame 11 months ago

We have guests requesting copycat 'Cool Hand Cuke' mocktail from The Henry in Vegas. The menu lists ingredients as Dry (brand) cucumber soda, ginger-lemongrass syrup, and lime. I have all of these ...


by jefpen2 11 months ago

Where are some interesting places on the strip or downtown that are being really creative with this?

Cannabis Cocktails? Constellation Sees Opening

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...The number of drinkers who also smoke cannabis has grown over the past decade, while the number of pot smokers who drink has declined, according to data from Cowen and the National Survey on Dr...

Summermade Organic Sparkling Shrubs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

One of my favorite refreshments on a warm summer day is a zingy, fruit flavored ice-cold shrub. Even better if it's sparkling and made with organic ingredients as Summermade's are. A couple years a...

Summer 2018 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companions: SHRUBS and BITTERS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Welcome to the reporting and discussion thread for our Summer 2018 COTM Cocktail Companions, SHRUBS: AN OLD-FASHIONED DRINK FOR MODERN TIMES, by Michael Dietsch; and BITTERS: A SPIRITED HISTORY O...

ArtScience Culture Lab & Cafe (formerly Cafe ArtScience), Boston MA

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

BIG CHANGES AT MY FAVORITE COCKTAIL BAR [Not to mention a new name: "ArtScience Culture Lab and Cafe". Note to David Edwards...I'm a scientist too, but that name is really too verbose lol!] ...

Gusto Handcrafted Pasta and Pizza in Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Gusto is a new pizzeria and pasta specialist in Seaside on the Monterey Peninsula. The owner is Denis Boaro, who is also co-owner of Basil in Carmel. We checked it out for lunch two weeks ago. ...

Table Talk with Maggie Hoffman of The One-Bottle Cocktail

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Summer is right around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about refreshing summer cocktails! We're excited to host Maggie Hoffman—queen of cocktails—for this edition of Table Talk. Magg...

Pina Colada in Philly?!

by dallarose23 1 year ago

I had to cancel a trip to Cancun this week. To drown our sorrows my husband and I want to go out for a GOOD pina colada- something boozy and fresh (not from a mix) and not too sweet. Is this poss...

Summer 2018 COTM Cocktail Companion VOTING

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

And now it's time to choose our Cocktail Companion for June, July, and August of this year. Because two nominations tied for second place in the count, our ballot contains three options for your su...

Summer 2018 COTM Cocktail Companion Nominations

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

The past three years, we’ve chosen a cocktail book as a companion to the June COTM. After some brief recent discussion on last year’s nomination thread, I’ve decided to extend the cocktail book’s...

Happy Hour @ Roots & Rye | Santana Row - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Happy Hour at Chris Yeo's Roots & Rye is Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm, and all night on Wednesdays. Last month I pulled off the freeway to wait out traffic in its industrial-chic lounge. ...

June 2017 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion Nominations

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Roll up your bartending sleeves and get out your shakers, for if it's June, it's time once again to collectively drink our way through a cocktail book. As a reminder, we have already done Death ...

Measuring Dissolved Sugar in g/mL for Already-Mixed Syrups

by EsotericWaffles 1 year ago

I'm looking to get a better sense of dissolved sugar in a solution (both homemade and store-bought), in order to do a more precise calculation on slush cocktails in particular and to help provide m...

Portland’s 31 Essential Bars, Spring 2018

by stevewi 1 year ago

See the attached link... Some of these are very nice and some are pretty divey. All are great (but not all have great food). For example, the Teardrop excels in every way but the food. Reel '...

Novice Manhattan Cocktail Musings

by starzzz 1 year ago

I am self-confessed a novice when it comes to Manhattans limited to experimenting at home until I can make the perfect drink (not perfect as in 50-50 sweet/dry vermouth). My intentions is to be abl...