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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 ...
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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 ...
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Recommendations for a pandemic coronavirus drink?

Recommendations for some pandemic coronavirus drinks? I would like to have an enlightened coronavirus engagement with a few selective friends, following the governmental guidelines here in Canada 🇨🇦....
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Beer recommendations for a noob [closed]

I’ve recently started enjoying beer and so far really like the taste and lightness of Sapporo. Any beers you suggest that are similar? What are your favorites you think I should try? I’m in NorCal so ...
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What modern wine would considered close to the Greek Pramnian wine?

I would like to make Kykeon, as close as possible to the original recipe as possible. I understand the recipes of making Kykeon, but am at a loss as to what modern wine would be considered as a close ...
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How to choose spirits?

I'm almost 20 years old and a 2nd year UG student. After going to college, occasionally I tried a bit of Vodka (Smirnoff, Magic Moments), Whiskey (Red Label, Signature, etc.), Rum (Old Monk), etc. As ...
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Looking for a Rosé recommendation

I would like to add a few bottles of Rosé to my wine collection and would like a few recommendations on good Rosé. If you have one, let me know what it is.
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Gluten-Free beer recommendations? [duplicate]

I have Celiac and cannot drink normal beers. (which I miss) I love the taste of beer, and the only ones I have found and available in stores that taste decent are RedBridge and New Grist. (not a fan ...
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What happens if you mix coffee with tequila?

I was wondering whether or not coffee can be mixed with tequila. If yes, in which quantities or how? What would be the result, would it taste good? Normally I get two very different results after ...
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Recommendations for a hefeweizen or wheat beer? [closed]

Planning to do a Quarantine Beer Around The World company event and one of the categories is Wheat Beer - specifically looking at hefeweizens. A favorite is Live Oak given the clover and banana nodes ...
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Alcoholic popsicle recommendations?

Popsicles bring home the idea of warmer days and entertainment amongst friends. During our self isolation moments we want to make the best of the moment of those fun days (like being on a beach), but ...
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Are there quarantine themed beers?

Are there any craft beers themed for quarantine or confinement? Are any beers specifically marketed for this type of occasion?
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What flavours of ice cream can be used with different types of alcoholic drinks to make a great float?

What flavours of ice cream can be used with different types of alcoholic drinks to make a great float? We all know that root beer makes a great float, usually with vanilla ice cream. But I would like ...
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Good beverage suggestions to get drunk but not too drunk? [closed]

If you want to get drunk to chill out and have a good time every once in a while, without going too much in the crazy side and doing very embarrassing things (vomiting, etc), then what is the best ...
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Which drink is moderately less hazardous to health: Beer, Whiskey, Rum, Vodka or Wine?

I have decided to drink only beer as a New Year’s resolution, however one of my friends said that beer is more hazardous than whiskey. Can anyone help me with this? What should I drink ?
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Which are the sweetest alcoholic drinks?

I am attending a company party that will be serving these alcoholic drinks: Belvedere Vodka Bulleit Bourbon Don Julio Silver Tequila La Marcca Prosecco L. Martini Cab Sauvignon Dry Creek Sauvignon ...
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What to do with leftover gin soaked clementines?

I'll start off with saying I'm not looking for a recipe or a list of ideas, as I know that's outside the scope of this SE, but if my question is too close to those lines, I won't take it personally if ...
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Beer shop in Brittany (cave à bières bretonnes située en Bretagne)

I am searching for some shops with large (100+) selection of beers from Brittany. I have two somewhat different targets: (1) a shop located in Rennes, more than V&B, or around RN 164, see below: ...
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What dishes pair well the Maltese Harruba liqueur?

What food stuffs pair well with the Maltese liqueur Harruba? A friend of mine has several bottles of this sweet liqueur and we are hoping to make it into a meal of something more than just the ...
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What is a good collection of alcohol to keep around for someone who doesn't drink? [closed]

I don't drink alcohol at all, but I'd like to keep some kind of selection around to offer to guests who do. I'm not looking to fully stock a bar, but at least a few different options that can ...
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WSET Level 2 Exam

I'm studying for the WSET Level 2 and I will be taking it in a couple of weeks. Any advice on what I should study? I've already made tons of flash cards and I'm going through them regularly.
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Unique and valuable gift for drinker? [closed]

I want to give a close friend a unique and memorable liquor-related (his stipulation) gift. He's particularly fond of whiskey and beer but drinks most anything. What are some ideas, not necessarily ...
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Can drinking 45ml of spirit (40%) per day affect your health?

Based on this question How much actual alcohol is safe to drink per day? we can see The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism suggests no more than 4 drinks per day, and no more than 7 ...
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What dishes pair well with black wine?

What food stuffs pair well with black wine? Black wine in reality is a very, very dark red wine and I would like to know what pairs well with this wine as well as if there are specials occasions that ...
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Any recommendations on plum-based spirits?

Would anyone have recommendations on plum-based spirits? I've had the seasonal R. Jelinek Slivovitz Plum Brandy but that stuff is unpleasant and potent in large amounts, and I rarely see any kind of ...
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Liquor before beer never fear

The common saying "beer before liquor never sicker and liquor before beer have no fear" always made me wander why is that? What is the science behind it?
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Dark winter days equal dark winter drinks!

Winter is just around the corner, thus what should I be drinking? My normal summer tipple of Gin and Tonic, or should I move over to darker more homely drinks, like perhaps rum and coke? Is there a ...
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Non-alcoholic substitutes for wine

I like the taste of wine and the sensation the alcohol creates in the mouth, but I have no interest in the mental effects or the cancer risk. (I've never drunk enough at one time to become even so ...
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Something similar to Don Julio 1942

We love this tequila but can't find it anywhere any more. Can somebody recommend something similar? 1942 pays homage to the year Don Julio González began his tequila-making journey. Produced in ...
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Universally Accepted Beer Education

I have been searching for Beer education with universally accepted certificate like WSET for a while but I couldn't find one. I've found some courses Prud'homme ,Cicerone, and The Beer Judge ...
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What liqueurs can be paired with a particular movie?

I enjoy watching movies with friends as a group and was hoping that some of you could possibly come up with a recommendation and pairing of a liqueur or two with a particular movie?
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Wine Recommendation for Soupe au Vin?

Some years ago when I was in France, we would drink soupe au vin (wine soup) which was served extremely cold on hot summer days. Not being in France and the summer days are now getting hotter, I would ...
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What soft drinks mix well with alcohol to make a great drink?

What soft drinks mix well with alcohol to make a great, yet unique tasting drink? We have all heard of rum and coke which is known as a Cuba Libre. I would like to try some other soft drinks with ...
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Wine recommendation on the sweet side with 12 to 15% alcohol

My wife loves drinking Moscato and Stella Rosa but they don't intoxicate her. I have to occasionally spike her drinks (obviously knowingly) with whiskey for her to feel a "buzz." Are there any wines ...
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How to best serve a Madeira that's been in the fridge for a few years?

I've seen a few questions about what to do with some wines that have been in the refrigerator. I am planning on opening an unopened bottle of rainwater Madeira (aged 5 years) that has been in my ...
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Recommendations for Tea/Fruity/Sweet beers?

I mainly drink ciders and sometimes I find a beer that I can tolerate the taste, even if I don't enjoy it. Something like Yuengling or Stella (not the cider). Recently I tried Sea Dogs Tea Beer which ...
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What pairs well with fig wine?

I am going to make some homemade fig wine this year and would like to know what pairs well with fig wine. Here is the recipe I am planning to use: Fresh Fig Wine The common fig (Ficus carica) is ...
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Rose colored wine cocktail

I have no experience in making wine cocktails and I would like a recommendation of a "rose" colored wine cocktail. The wine cocktail I am looking for should be as close as possible to the color rose ...
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What alcohol to pair with roast goose?

What type of drink would be best paired with roast goose? Prior to the discovery of the Americas, roast goose was served as the main course on major days of celebration in Europe. Turkeys were ...
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Roman recipe for mead

I found online an ancient recipe for mead, given by the Spanish-Roman naturalist Columella in "De re rustica": Take rainwater kept for several years, and mix a sextarius (around 1/2 litre) of this ...
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An alternative to Vodka to pair with caviar

With some Russian friends coming I intend upon serving caviar in the correct manner. Here is a link to The Telegraph's idea of what I should be doing as far as the caviar is concerned. However I ...
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Traditional wine recommendation for a romantic evening on Valentine's Day?

Being a man of tradition and enjoying the finer things in life, I would like to have a nice romantic evening with my love next Valentine's Day (February 14). However I would like to keep the choice ...
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What fortified red wines combine best with black olives, pistachio nuts and this particular cheese?

Recently I've been making a spaghetti dish where wine is the protagonist. The cooking of the spaghetti is finished in a sauce (whose cooking already started, too) made with red wine, oil, garlic and ...
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What to and what not to mix with alcohol

Are there any restrictions to mix alcohol with other things? A friend of mine mixed whisky with milk and then he turned sick. he got rashes all over his face. But when i searched a little bit it ...
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What cocktail could be paired with French cheese?

For a kind of cocktail competition I'm running against friends, I need a cocktail around France theme, my idea is to pair a cocktail with a French cheese. I know that cherries do pair well with bask ...
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Whiskey and beer recommendations for boilermaker cocktail?

A lecturer of mine, who is quite a beer connoisseur, mentioned boilermaker shots/cocktails when lecturing about methods of yeast fermentation. Given he's quite into beer, I'm sure when he talks about ...
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What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee?

What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee? I enjoy the odd Irish Coffee occasionally. Desiring to expand my coffee/alcohol combos, I would like to know what types of coffee goes ...
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What alcohol beverage goes well with a certain type of smoking?

Some beverages go well with different foods. White wine with fish, red wine with ... Is there such a thing as beverage and smokes combinations that suit the taste buds? For example, beer with ...
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What alcohol would go good with tea?

I drink tea. I had a thought about putting something into it. What good alcohol can I think about putting into the tea?
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Beer cocktail recommendation

I do not have much options in beer variety and therefore I need some good cocktail of beer with vodka/tequila or some other good choice to make it good for a party. Is there any way to mix things up?