Craft Cocktails

A craft cocktail takes drinking up a notch. Find the best ones with the help of booze-savvy 'Hounds, discuss recipes for mixing yours at home, and share your favorite riffs on the classics.

What are you drinking tonight?

by Smokeydoke30 16 days ago

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

YAYME commented 4 days ago

The Perfect Martini

by eatapotamusNola 2 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 7 days ago

One for those feeling a little worse for wear!

by Newlyn_Tinning 20 days ago

Hello All & a new year dawns. Some of us may well be feeling a little fragile today, so here is some golden inform...


Harters commented 16 days ago

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The Office - Two Tickets Available 12/30

by Cheets 26 days ago

I have two tickets to the The Office on Saturday 12/30 at 5:45 PM. Cost is $100. I had to cancel my trip to Chicago d...

Thanksgiving Cocktails

by jlovesfood 2 months ago

The Barefoot Contessa has long been a leader in home-cooked, gourmet meals and ultimate party planning. Her cookbooks...

JMF commented 2 months ago

North Phoenix recommendations

by csnp11 3 months ago

Looking for some restaurant ideas for the north side of Phoenix. A few friends and I are taking a class at the JW Mar...


rlcole4346 commented 3 months ago

Brix of Gomme Syrup?

by EsotericWaffles 3 months ago

I'm trying to make a 1:1 simple gomme syrup, but want to know if anyone knows how gum arabic influences the brix meas...


EsotericWaffles commented 3 months ago

Girls Weekend

by nsm08 3 months ago

Hi, I’ll be in Austin in Feb for a girls weekend. We are looking for restaurant ideas with a fun environment. I ...


mlin1 commented 3 months ago

Charleston - Restaurant Help

by candyapple13 3 months ago

Going to Charleston this weekend for anniversary trip (leaving kids at home!). 2 nights. Dinner reservations at bo...


Stike commented 3 months ago

Nomad Bar help

by kyra2224 4 months ago

Heading to NYC next weekend and it's been a couple years since I have been back. I have been to the NoMad for dinner ...


UES Mayor commented 3 months ago

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The Punch Room

by BekahR 4 months ago

Outside the elevator on the 15th floor at the Ritz Carlton, a woman stands at a podium. Unmarked doors blend in with...

Happy Hour @ Tarpy's Roadhouse | Monterey

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last week I had a chance to try happy hour at Tarpy's Roadhouse with a colleague after a meeting downtown. It used to...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Xtabentún in a large scale cocktail

by Tehama 7 months ago

I have a 375 ml bottle of xtabentun that I'm searching for ideas for. We're having an Italian theme 4th of July part...

Tehama commented 5 months ago

Duke's Spirited Cocktails | Healdsburg

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Duke's Spirited Cocktails opened this summer on the plaza by alums from Spoonbar. Many of the botanicals used as flav...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

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Oak - Laguna Beach

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Oak opened in Laguna Beach on August 2. I joined some friends there for a drink on Day 6. The bar was already packed ...

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4th Street Market | Santa Ana - Orange County

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

My visit to 4th Street Market earlier this month was much too brief. I did manage to check out Electric City Butcher ...