Category: Ask the Professor

Ask the Professor: Allergic to Yeast and Corn

Jacqui M. writes in to ask: I have recently developed a severe allergy to corn and yeast. Can you imagine how difficult it is to find something to drink for a cocktail? Help would be greatly appreciated. I love vodka. Can you recommend a brand that would be safe for me? I'm not qualified to give medical advice … Read more

Ask the Professor: Bourbon Suggestions for a Scotch Fan

Jim M. writes in to ask: I'm a Scotch fan, but if I wanted to try some bourbons, what should I pick? Maker's Mark is the bourbon that a lot of people start with. It's one of the best made whiskeys around: balanced, flavorful and very tasty. It's a milder, wheated bourbon, though, and if … Read more

Ask the Professor: Recommend a Cocktail

Julie H. writes in to ask: My brother recently turned 50 and we're having him and his partner over for dinner. I'd like to offer them some cool potent potable at this gala, yet casual, event. They mostly order dry martinis when we're out, but they love trying new things. Mostly they're not into sweet, but my … Read more

Ask the Professor: Orgeat Ingredients

I'm starting a new feature here on Professor Cocktail: Ask the Professor. This is your chance to write in and ask me anything. I may not have an answer…but if I don't, I can probably make something up. Kevin writes to ask: Would you mind posting the nutrition information for the Small Hand Foods Orgeat … Read more