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Why do people bother with the ice when making a martini?

The water, that is melted while stirring, is quite an important part of making a good Dry Martini. It helps smoothen the alcohol and changes the texture of the cocktail (alcohol, water and the mixture ...
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What does “do“ mean in old cocktails?

In some of the other recipes interpreting “do.” as ditto makes sense. It makes sense here too: 2 ditto the "glasses" ditto the "of" Curaçao
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Reverse dry shake, when and what for?

It seems the main purpose is preserving the foam. Why the Reverse Shake Yields Perfect Egg White Foam
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What modern wine would considered close to the Greek Pramnian wine?

I too and trying to recreate this at the moment. I have seen completely contradictory descriptions of Pramnian wine. Some very sweet like the Eszencia or Tokaji style made from dried grapes. The ...
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Alcoholic popsicle recommendations?

A few of out of the box ideas if you don't want to deal with the hassle of alcohol being a bit finicky when freezing or you don't have molds. I've done all of these myself. 1) Pour a glass of ...
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Alcoholic popsicle recommendations?

Dirty Pirate Popsicles I honestly have never made this one. Some time back a friend of mine made these for a backyard barbecue. They were quite delicious. However not being quite as hard as ice, we ...
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As yeast is a fungus, are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms?

As yeast is a fungus, are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms? The short answer is yes, but you still need the yeast to start the fermentation. Mushroom-Infused Beer Recipes ...
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