Rye Whiskey

Let's Hear It for New York: Putting Empire Rye on the World Whiskey Map

We’re calling it: New York whiskey Empire Rye is the next big thing in drinks. The generosity and mellow roundness of Kentucky bourbon. The signature peat and smoke, thick as the native brogue of Islay...

Store-bought egg whites?

by Alcachofa 11 months ago

Hi. I'm posting this here, as I will be using the egg whites to make drinks. I'm wondering if anyone has ever used the egg whites you can find in a supermarket to make cocktails which require egg w...

Costco whiskey

by odkaty 1 year ago

I keep seeing that Costco has decent self-branded whiskey. All I've seen (and tried) is their Canadian whisky. Do they carry something other than the Canadian whisky? IOW, please tell me that...

Home Bar Basics

by Snackmeister 1 year ago

I've been wanting to start building my own collection of alcohols for my home bar, at this point I have a solid rum that I like but I don't know much about gin, whisk(e)y, or vodka or any other dri...

Colour of my Concoction

by cedric2812 1 year ago

Dear all, I am gonna do a concoction ceremony for my company’s event. Prior to the event I need to know the colour of my concocted drink. This is because every person attending the dinner will be s...

Discovering Moscow Mule Drinks?

by thomas_avad 1 year ago

I'd like to give a try for the first time experimenting with Moscow mule drinks. I'm not a fan of vodka, still want to try this. I bought a set of copper mugs and want to have the fun from it, what...

Need a Make-Ahead Bourbon Cocktail - Pitcher Recipe

by rp17 1 year ago

I'm having a party next weekend and want to make a pitcher of cocktails that my guests can easily pour for themselves. Originally I was going to make a red sangria, but then decided I'd like a bou...

Old fashioned cocktails, bourbon or rye whiskey?

by Jack2 5 years ago

I was originally going to get some bourbon but from reading this it seems like I'd like rye whiskey better. http://www.tastebook.com/blog/rye-vs-bourbon-old-fashioned-cocktails/

Sugar content of liqueurs

by Haroold 2 years ago

Determining the sugar content of liqueur is not an easy task. Hydrometers and refractometors do not give anywhere close to accurate results when water, alcohol, and sugar and present in a mixture....

Suggestions for unique bottles on the west coast (Oregon)?

by jtbeck419 2 years ago

Hello! We live in the midwest but a relative of mine is on a road trip and currently staying on the Oregon coast. Can anyone suggest unique or local bottles that I can tell her to bring back? ...

Ben Milam bourbon

tim irvine
by tim irvine 2 years ago

Try this new bourbon. It is lovely. Double gold in SF. I have tasted the rye which is about to hit the shelves in Texas, and I like it even better.

Cocktail garnishes, such as dried botanicals (rosebuds, herbs, etc), dried fruits and fresh flowers

by jillydonnell 2 years ago

I'm doing some research on cocktail garnishes, such as dried botanicals (rosebuds, herbs, etc), dried fruits and fresh flowers, etc. What are your thoughts on a seasonal collection/mixture of th...

Holiday Cocktails at Elixir - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Thanks to this tip from "oniontears", a friend joined me last week for a couple rounds of holiday cocktails at Elixir, a heritage saloon in the Mission. http://www.chowhound.com/post/restos-bars-s...

Favorite Fall Cocktails?

by DashBitters 3 years ago

What are everyone's favorite flavors for fall cocktails? Pumpkin & cinnamon are high on the list, but I'm open to anything!

Bourbon or rye, gift ideas (Boston area)

by jochaima 4 years ago

Hello I'm looking for ideas for a gift either bourbon, or rye. I'm in the Boston area. He -loved the Thomas Handy I found one year -not into cask or barrel strength mostly (does not want ...

Whiskey help - Johnny Smoking Gun? Where to find?

by GreyFloors 3 years ago

I am trying to recreate a ridiculously good cocktail I had at Slowly Shirley in NYC recently. It was an Old Fashioned made with Two James Johnny Smoking Gun Badlands Whiskey, orange bitters, and La...

Allotment System - the Barrel House Manifesto

by jochaima 4 years ago

I read this on the facebook page of a bar/bistro north of Boston; a statement critical of the allocation system. See what you think! https://www.facebook.com/BarrelHouseAmericanBar/photos/a.229...

High West Rendezvous?

by jochaima 4 years ago

Hi, anybody try High West Rendezvous rye recently? What did you think? thank you

What drinks can i make with my liquor cabinet?

by butswami 4 years ago

Im looking for different drinks that I can sip on at night. Here is what is in my liquor cabinet. Vodkas New amsterdam vodka Spring 44 honey vodka Smironoff peppermint twist vodka Bour...

lillet rouge and the manhattan

by Soybomb 10 years ago

Martini purists beware, this posting isn't for you. I've come to really favor lillet blanc in my martinis. Paired with plymouth gin it might be the best "martini" I've ever had. Natually my mi...