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Rye Whiskey

Drinking History: George Washington's Whiskey Distillery at Mount Vernon

You won’t catch many modern-day presidents confessing a love for hard liquor. But the Founding Fathers were hardly 12-Steppers, George Washington included. In fact, a few years before the first president...
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Heaven Hill Distillery Workers on Strike More than Six Weeks

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

About 420 members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23D have been on strike since its contract expired on September 10. Kentucky has been experiencing a "bourbon boom" with demand increas...

World's Best Whiskey 2021

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by CanisDirus1 5 months ago

WL Weller CYPB http://www.worldwhiskiesawards.com/winner/whisky/2021/worlds-best-bourbon-world-whiskies-awards-2021

Holland House whiskey sour mix

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by EthanSetiawan 8 months ago

Hey all - my first post here and looking forward to gleaning some wisdom from you all! I've got a question about a goodwill find - this Holland House whiskey sour drink mix. Anyone know anything ab...

Alley 6 86'd Candy Cap Bitters (and Clean Up on Alley 6 Hand Sanitizer) | Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

During this pandemic holiday season when our economy has tanked for so many, I focused my purchases on gifts made by local producers. One shopping stop was Alley 6, a small batch craft distiller in...

Choice of beverage for July 4th

tim irvine
by tim irvine 1 year ago

I think the Fourth of July is a fun holiday for a lot of reasons. No presents are needed. No one dresses up; in fact dressing like a comfortable teenager is expected. Unlike the winter holidays ...

Sazerac Rye Substitute

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by lisaud 2 years ago

I had a Sazerac (well, two actually) recently on my first visit to New Orleans and I fell in love with it! I live in NJ and apparently Sazerac rye is quite hard to come by around here. I could hav...

Store-bought egg whites?

Alcachofa
by Alcachofa 3 years 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

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by odkaty 3 years 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

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by Snackmeister 3 years 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

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by cedric2812 3 years 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?

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by thomas_avad 3 years 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

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by rp17 4 years 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?

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by Jack2 7 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

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by Haroold 4 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)?

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by jtbeck419 4 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 4 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

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by jillydonnell 4 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 6 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?

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by DashBitters 5 years ago

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