All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
28 views

How can I prevent beer cans from exploding?

My partner and I heard a loud pop one evening that we assumed was a car backfiring in front of our home. It turns out that noise was a can of beer in a case I had ordered for a virtual tasting event ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Is it appropriate to substitute Kahlua in lieu of Patron XO Cafe?

I have a cocktail recipe that calls for Patron XO Cafe. I try to avoid buying bottles of super speciality liquors if I don't anticipate I'll use them frequently. I do have Kahlua on hand which I know ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Ways to avoid Skunked beer?

Before the craft beer craze, most consumption was mass produced bottles and cans that seemed to last forever. New England or "Hazy" IPAs tend to have a short shelf life of less than 2 months....
0
votes
1answer
21 views

What is the name of the Scottish Brewery that makes Nanny State beer?

I have a friend who is a fellow beer aficionado who told me about a brewery in Scotland that produced a beer that had such as high ABV that the government said it couldn't be produced because that ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Is this Campden safe to use? [migrated]

Campden was really hard to find in the country I am currently in. Thus a friend arranged it from a lab supplier. As it shows 10ppm max lead on the label, would it be toxic to use? Also could you ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Cannibis beer vs.. Cannabis-Infused Beer

There seems to be two types of weed beers: Cannabis Beer and Cannabis-Infused Beer on the market. What is the difference between the two and what is the taste difference between the two? Bonus ...
4
votes
1answer
41 views

Does calorie count on a can of beer account for calories in the alcohol?

I was having a discussion with a friend about the amount of calories in various kinds of beer, light beers and seltzers and he said that the calorie information in the nutrition section of the can ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

What pairs well with cannabis wine?

What pairs well with cannabis wine? Cannabis Wine: Herbs have been infused into wine since the time of ancient Greece. These aromatized wines are now even being infused with cannabis. One such ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

What pairs well with green wine?

What pairs well with green wine? Green wine (Vinho Verde) is basically an inexpensive young wine. Vinho Verde (literally 'green wine') refers to Portuguese wine that originated in the historic Minho ...
3
votes
1answer
36 views

Pairing sweet wine with dessert

A rule of thumb I've heard concerning pairing (sweet) wine with (sweet) desserts is that the wine should be sweeter than the dessert. For some references, see e.g., here or here. So suppose I'm ...
4
votes
1answer
66 views

Different physiological effect of beer and wine?

I wonder if it's possible for beer to cause you to be sleepier than wine with the same amount of alcohol in it? And if so, what would be the cause?
2
votes
2answers
227 views

Johnnie Walker Green vs Gold Label?

I drink Johnnie Walker Blue Label and I didn't fell the alcohol burning my mouth. Is it similar with Green and Gold Label? Which one of these two has a better "alcohol burn" hidden?
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Equal Parts Cocktail Measurement

This question may be quite basic. How do I properly measure ingredients of a Negroni? Equal parts of each ingredient. Is it one cap (cocktail shaker cap) of each? Or equal in terms of mL. Using my ...
1
vote
2answers
116 views

What spirit goes best with lasagna?

My mom's favorite dinner is lasagna with salad, garlic bread, and cheese cake. I make this for her every twice a year; her birthday and Mother's day. What spirit goes best with this dinner?
1
vote
1answer
121 views

Which single malt Scotches have improved over the last 20 years?

There seems to have been a consistent trend across many distilleries towards a poorer product over the last 2 decades. A case in point is Laphroaig 10yo. In the late 90s I was a regular drinker of ...
3
votes
1answer
97 views

Price per Alcohol content of beer formula?

Price per Alcohol content of beer formula Can someone post the formula for the problem of finding an equation to determine the price of the alcohol content in a beer? I've been trying to figure it out ...
2
votes
3answers
140 views

When some one uses “sweet” to describe Blanc de Noir Brut Champagne, what does it really mean?

A friend of mine really enjoyed a glass of Champagne at a restaurant back two years ago, and described it as "sweet" and "smells good". Based on other clues and after many ...
2
votes
2answers
173 views

Health Effects of Drinking Slowly

I really like the flavor of dark beer, but I hate getting buzzed. Thus, I have developed the habit of drinking a single beer over the course of 1-3 days, because then I can keep my BAC low (ie. sub 0....
2
votes
1answer
145 views

Is there a term for a cocktail made of equal proportions of its ingredients?

Is there a name for the class of cocktails where all ingredients are in equal proportions? For example, if I were to make a menu of things like a Corpse Reviver, Paper Plane, Last Word, etc. I'd like ...
4
votes
2answers
500 views

Fake Glencairn Glass?

I just purchased this Glencairn glass from Amazon and I think it may be knock-off. The etching on the bottom is different than the majority of the ones I've seen elsewhere. The ones I've seen online I ...
2
votes
1answer
116 views

Why would wine sellers need to broach the cask?

I don't know if wine merchants still broach the cask in 2021, but why would they? Aren't casks manufactured with a spigot that a seller can just turn on, as shown below? I embolded the phrase below. ...
2
votes
1answer
129 views

Do they sell powdered alcohol as a premix drink?

In the past there have been attempts to launch alcohol powder as a premix for human consumption (ie. rum flavored powder, all you need is a coke to transform in into a cuba libre). Does anyone know if ...
1
vote
2answers
232 views

Could whisky in lager be considered a lethal cocktail?

I know you can have whisky chasers with lager or beer, I used to have them all the time, and still do when I am on a cruiseship. However, having a chaser is not quite the same as pouring a large ...
3
votes
2answers
226 views

How can I distinguish a sipping tequila?

What are the characteristics of a sipping tequila? What should I look for except Best Sipping Tequilas of 2021 list on the Internet? Is it a special ingredient or some inscription such as reposado?
2
votes
1answer
189 views

Timing for Rum infusions

Since the quarantines and lockdowns, I have picked up the hobby of infusing alcohol. Various sources give various advice as to the length of time in which to let a "Rhum Arrangè" set... some ...
1
vote
2answers
254 views

Is there a recipe for a Kosher for Passover beer or ale?

I'm looking to do a home brew of a Kosher for Passover beer. Is there a recipe I can follow?
6
votes
1answer
266 views

How to drink layered cocktails?

Are not layered cocktails beautiful? Just look at this post's marvels! And if you want to make one, there are tons of internet references. Buuuuuut.... How do you drink them? There usually isn't a ...
0
votes
1answer
293 views

Indian Army supply of Alcoholic beverages?

Indian Army cantonments are supplied all kinds of alcoholic beverages. These supplies are only for army men. Do the drinks strengthen their guts? My question is: Are the manufacturing special and ...
3
votes
1answer
252 views

Does eating meat along with booze have any benefits?

TL;DR: Is eating meat along with booze beneficial? Or does it reduce any adverse effects of drinking? By drinking, I mean liquors like whisky, vodka or rum. I seldom drink wine. Some optional ...
-1
votes
1answer
324 views

How I can confirm that scotch whisky consumed by me is a genuine high quality scotch Whisky Bought by INDIAN RUPEES

My question is about the ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES' taste? HOW do tasters decide that the genuine quality of Scotch whisky is of high quality by tasting. AND How do official testers determine ...
2
votes
1answer
210 views

Why does the Saaz hop have a German name?

As I understand the famous Saaz hop is grown in a region called Žatec in modern day Czech Republic. Why is this hop not called the Žatec hop? And why exactly is a Czech hop known by a German name? Is ...
2
votes
1answer
257 views

What is a “Boston Particular?"

What is a “Boston Particular?" When I read a book review (NY Times paywalled, unfortunately) on a history called 'America and Iran’, the review quoted the book saying: Iranians were and still ...
2
votes
0answers
202 views

Making sweet vermouth

Does anyone have a recipe for making a sweet vermouth with orange and caramel? I have looked around but there doesn’t seem to be that many recipes available on the WWW. If anyone can recommend which ...
3
votes
1answer
219 views

Can I re-use a spirits measure cup for different spirits?

I have a stainless steel jigger measuring cup for UK spirits measures, like this image: The alcohol does not seem to 'stick' to the jig cup, so is it okay to use the cup to, say, measure a gin drink ...
1
vote
2answers
224 views

Does anyone know what this vintage aluminum container was called and used for?

Hello. I found this aluminum container in a recycling bin. It is about 8 inches tall and 5 inches wide at the bottom. Someone told me its called a growler and was used to take home beer from a bar, ...
1
vote
1answer
221 views

Why is it every time I try an old expensive wine it's doesn't compare to a 25-35$ two year old wine I buy?

On special occasions friends or family have brought over expensive 20-25 year old bottles of Spanish or Italian wines to celebrate the occasion. I'm no wine expert other than going to the local Liquor ...
1
vote
2answers
99 views

Does the yeast weaken in flat beer?

Does the yeast in beer weaken when the beer is flat? I use the beer in making bread, and, since I don't drink, it sits in the fridge until I bake bread again. I'm curious whether the yeast weakens in ...
2
votes
2answers
139 views

Home Bar - Marry Two Bottles of Different Brands?

In my home bar, I have some tequila, rum, vodka, and bourbon. Each of these types now has two or more brands (the extras were gifts), which take up space. I'd like to keep my home bar simple and just ...
4
votes
3answers
268 views

What are some types of red wine that aren't buttery or sweet-ish?

I'm just getting into wine, and I've tried some red wines, but nothing I particularly liked. I found a few pinot noirs too sweet, and last night I had a Paso Robles cabernet sauvignon that was a bit ...
5
votes
3answers
122 views

Why have craft beers increased in alcohol content?

I've noticed recently that when it comes to pale ales of all types, alcohol content has increased significantly. Where ten years ago, most beers were either 4% or 5% or maybe 5.2% alcohol by volume, (...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

What does “do“ mean in old cocktails?

What does “do“ mean in old cocktails? There’s a post on “do” in old recipes of Seasoned Advice SE. It says that “do.” should be read as “ditto” which makes sense, but I’m reading “Jerry Thomas ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

Selling after best before date (Belgium/Netherlands)

I regularly buy beers online in December, mainly from Belgium (and Netherlands). Are there any laws about selling beers after best before date (with no notice to potential customers)?
3
votes
2answers
80 views

What is the source of the plum flavor in (this) plum porter?

I had a plum porter lately, it has a really intense plum flavor and aroma and even a bit of plums in the taste, so I thought there were some plum products in it. However, there is nothing in ...
3
votes
3answers
70 views

Do “premium” liquors contain more sugar?

People tend to prefer the taste of "premium" liquors. How much of the taste difference is simply due to them having more sugar? Have there been studies on this? (I've learned recently that ...
5
votes
1answer
137 views

Differences in beers from Asia in comparision to beers from Europe

Is there anything unique about beer in Asian countries compared with European beer? or is it mainly just a brand difference? Some of them are for example, Tsingtao beer of China, Saigon beer of ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

What's bitters to use with bourbon, blood orange syrup, lemon juice and pinot noir?

The best cocktail I've ever had is at Santo Mezcal in Santa Barbara, California called the Riveria Hermosa. The ingredients shown in the menu just say "bitters". I'm wondering what bitters ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Can aged home made wine be restored?

I found about a dozen bottles of my father's home made wine. My father passed away some time ago and I would like to restore the wine as a keepsake since I am not a wine drinker. Originally it was ...
3
votes
2answers
617 views

Is chilling champagne in the freezer detrimental to its taste?

I recently bought a Moet Imperial Brut for a special occasion and since it's the first time I have anything to do with something of that quality instead of a cheap sparkling wine, I'd like to do ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

What cocktails would be good mixed with Nanaimo Bar Cream?

An Ontario-based whisky distillery has created a new “Nanaimo Bar Cream” liqueur which is reportedly “flying off shelves” across the country. Here in BC liqueur has just arrived on the shelves. I ...
0
votes
2answers
81 views

Are there examples of “Trappist” beers that lost that label (or ceased to exist)?

For a pubquiz, I am looking for a "Trappist" beer that lost that label (preferably), or ceased to exist. All I can find are the current 12 Trappists, nothing about old ones.

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
23