Make This Easy Limoncello for a Taste of Italy Wherever You Are

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

The Irish Times: In 1973, I invented a ‘girly drink’ called Baileys

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"...The women’s group wasn’t really any more encouraging. One said 'It looks and tastes like Kaolin & Morphine', which was a popular medicine for diarrhea..."

SF Gate finally tracked down the origin of San Francisco's love for Fernet-Branca

by patsully 8 months ago

When I moved to San Francisco and found Fernet on tap across the city, I asked a number of bartenders how it came to pass and was told a variety of urban legends, so it's nice to finally read the f...

Unicum - Zwack

by DoctorChow 10 months ago

Finally found it. Expensive shipping (most of the cost) and only in 500 ml bottles, but available from The Whiskey Exchange, London. This is the original, real thing, not the orange-flavored vers...

Need recipes for "Cordially Yours" liqueur maker (Donivier)

by TMPM75 13 years ago

It's been a while since I used my Cordially Yours liqueur maker, and I've managed to lose the recipe booklet. If anyone out there has one, could you post a few recipes from it? I particularly lik...

Coffee liqueurs Other than Kahlua

by twodales2 2 years ago

So, I've been on a White Russian kick lately to get us through the quarantine. Someone gave us Starbucks coffee liqueur a while back and we've nearly run out. It seems that they no longer make it....

Where to buy uncommon spirits in the GTA

by highlyunlikely 1 year ago

I have never been much of a cocktail drinker, apart from the occasional Manhattan, but I have started becoming more interested in cocktails during this pandemic. Unfortunately the LCBO doesn't see...

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

by Shayna Madel 14 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 wall unit. I have bottles of scotch, rye and a few other things, unopened, for ...

Gift for a fan of hardcore bitters

by jochaima 2 years 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...

Limoncello - so many variations on how to make it

by Arlo48 4 years ago

I see that many recipes say that after the lengthy maceration of peel and alcohol, simple syrup is added and then additional alcohol is added for a further maceration, before draining. Other recipe...

Pine tree bitters/extract/liqueur?

by YAYME 4 years ago

Hey, wise scholars of this board. I used everclear and branch of a fir tree and made pine tree extract. It tastes like pine and I'm thinking of making it into bitters, or liqueur. If I go that rout...

Anyone else use alcohol as cough syrup?

by givemecarbs 13 years ago

So it's three am and I can't stop coughing. My lousy cold that was just a pest earlier has progressed to seismic fits of coughing. No cough syrup in the house so in desperation I pour a small glass...

Anywhere to get Xtabentún in the US?

by jd in baltimore 15 years ago

I went to Cancún several years ago and bought a bottle of Xtabentún, the anise liquor that, from what I have read, also has honey in it. My one bottle broke a few years ago on a cross-country move...

Controy - Mexican Orange Liqueur

by jberryl 15 years ago

Cointreau is a French Orange Liqueur that costs $30 - 35 a bottle here in the States. Controy is a Mexican Orange Liqueur that costs about $11 in Mexico. Both are perfect for Margs because they hav...

Freezing liqueur-filled chocolate bottles

by somervilleoldtimer 3 years ago

We have a surfeit of those tiny liqueur-filled chocolate bottles, wrapped in foil. Rather than gobbling them all down, I want to wrap them well and freeze them for next year. Will they survive su...

Saturday Morning Portland Farmers Market @ Portland State University

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

One of my favorite things when I travel is to visit the farmers market and food halls to learn about the kinds of local foods in season. The year-round Portland Farmers Market was a mecca in this r...

schnapps vs liqueur?

by SusieQ 17 years ago

I have a chocolate bundt cake recipe which calls for raspberry schnapps both in the cake and the glaze. I can't find the schnapps but can get raspberry liqueur. Do you think I can substitute?

Laws about selling home made liqueur?

by nomnomnoms 13 years ago

I've been really into making home-infused fruit liqueurs (Japanese plum wine and other fruit stuff), and was wondering if it would be illegal to make cocktails out of it and serving at a restaura...

Where to buy Amaro and Vermouth in Portland, ME

by meggan 4 years ago

Does anyone know of a store with a good selection of amaros and vermouths in the Portland, ME area?

Anyone starting any summer time liqueurs and cordials?

by JMF 15 years ago

Over the past few weeks I have been going wild starting liqueurs for the holiday season. So far I have: Banana Ginger Honeysuckle Flowers Jalapenos Lychee Lemoncello Limencello Orangecell...