A cordial drink is any alcoholic beverage that contains a liqueur, or cordial. A liqueur is a sweet distilled spirit with at least 2.5 percent sugar content.Know More
Most cordials are flavored. They begin as a neutral grain alcohol, such as a whiskey or rum, and then sugar, herbs, fruit, nuts and/or spices are added. Common liqueurs include triple-sec, amaretto and absinthe. Cordials are often used in mixed drinks with soda or fruit juices, but they can be drunk on their own, over ice.
Cordials are not aged like other alcoholic spirits but do have a resting period to allow the flavors to mix. They have a low alcohol content of 15 to 30 percent.Learn More
Jack Daniel’s is a Tennessee whiskey, and Jim Beam is a Kentucky bourbon. Tennessee whiskies are only produced in Tennessee, and the procedure is defined by law. Although bourbons are produced in any state, Kentucky bourbons are only produced in Kentucky.Full Answer >
In the United States, liquor with 50% alcohol by volume or more would be considered 100 proof or higher. Proof depends on the amount of alcohol in the spirit as well as where you are. In the United States, proof equals double the percentage of alcohol by volume, or ABV.Full Answer >
Any type of beer mixed with tomato juice is called a Red Eye or a Bloody Beer. A Chavela is a Mexican alcoholic beverage that calls for beer, tomato juice, tequila, salt and hot sauce.Full Answer >
Some drinks that mix well with whiskey are 7-Up, Coca-Cola and water. Popular drink recipes that use whiskey include a Manhattan, whiskey sour, old fashioned, Algonquin cocktail, Irish coffee and mint julep.Full Answer >