A: In the 1930s, a barman from the famous Club Twenty One in New York dreamt up a blend of Benedictine and Brandy. This new drink was instantly successful, and was called B&B.
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Q: What is the difference in taste, composition, etc. between sloe gin and regular gin?
A: Sloe Gin is a liqueur made from the sloe berry, while gin is an alcohol distilled from grain and flavored with juniper berries. The alcohol content of Gin is much greater than that of Sloe Gin and Gin is clear in color while Sloe Gin is red.
Q: Please tell me the flavors of Cointreau and Triple Sec.
A: Triple sec is orange in flavor; Cointreau is a specific brand of premium triple sec. Getting their flavor from curaçao oranges, triple sec is also referred to as white (clear) curaçao.
Also see blue curaçao!
Q: Do current absinthe drinks (made in the US) really include absinthe? Isn’t this illegal in the US? I am wondering since in New Orleans there are drinks such as the Absinthe Suissesse and the Absinthe Frappe. Do these include substituted ingredients?
A: Absinthe is illegal in the US and much if the world. It is only legal in Spain, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. They make a liquor that they call absinthe … Read more
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