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classic cocktails #1208
What does your Instant Answer do?
Provides a list of frequently used cocktails
What problem does your Instant Answer solve (Why is it better than organic links)?
it will make if quicker to get multiple drink recipes for classic cocktails especially considering the organic results that normally display always make you dig through a whole bunch of ads to find a 4 line drink recipe
What is the data source for your Instant Answer? (Provide a link if possible)
Various, but the notable one => http://www.iba-world.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=88
Why did you choose this data source?
the IBA is a good list to start from. But generating a list of classic cocktails is an art form. I've spent a decent time studying this concept from the grand masters. The bartenders of locations such as: Little Branch (NYC), AttaBoy (NYC), Apotheke (NYC), Franklin Mortgage (Philly), 320 main (orange county), Felix (Hong Kong), Absynthe (San Francisco), the Ranstead Room (Philly), Milk and honey (NYC), Please don't tell (NYC). So between the recommendations of those folks and a large (30 book library) of cocktail books... I'm just trying to put together a decent list.
The starting list is mostly "classics" with a couple of variations early to keep the list friendly
Are there any other alternative (better) data sources?
What are some example queries that trigger this Instant Answer?
classic cocktails, cocktail recipes, manhattan recipe, How to make a margarita, etc
Which communities will this Instant Answer be especially useful for? (gamers, book lovers, etc)
Tech, foodies, and Cocktail junkies.
Is this Instant Answer connected to a DuckDuckHack Instant Answer idea?
no clue what that is
Which existing Instant Answers will this one supercede/overlap with?
Are you having any problems? Do you need our help with anything?
I'd like to break it down for instant answers that will give individual cocktails too
Where did you hear about DuckDuckHack? (For first time contributors)
What does the Instant Answer look like? (Provide a screenshot for new or updated Instant Answers)
Sorry about the syntax errors early ... didn't realize that it wouldn't just take pure json. I plan on expanding this list but I just wanted to get a base file started. Let me know if you need anything else. and one last note... "Unicorn Blood" is more of an underground classic between the best bartenders... it isn't classic in the "ubiquitous" sense that the rest are but its very much a classic in the sense that real bartenders know it and drink it, so i thought I would add it.
After making all of the changes I mentioned in the line notes, this is what it will look like:
Without supporting newlines, I'm not sure this can work.
@jppope The file needs to be named
@jppope sorry about the delay on this one! It somehow slipped past me! Really sorry.
My colleague @zachthompson has left some feedback outlining the changes that need to be made.
You'll be able to verify that the JSON actually works by testing your cheat sheet with DuckPAN. Whatever you see there is how it will look when it get's merged and is released live. We don't support arrays for the
Also, we've now launched support for "templates" so if you add
@Razzeee thanks a lot for that link! We had a Spice until very recently that allowed us to search for drink making instructions, but the website suddenly went offline without notice. We'd love to replace the source and bring the IA back online. Would you be interested in doing it?
@Razzeee that's no problem, I'll create a task for the community to tackle this. Thanks again for sharing the API!
Needs Design Review
Status: Work In Progress
Sep 29, 2015
@jppope Ping! I'm just checking in to see if you're still interested in finishing this one up? We'd love to see this go live!
There's absolutely no rush, just wanted to make sure you're not stuck on anything.
For now I'll close this. If you want to pick it up again, we'll be sure to open it up for you.
Sorry... I thought we were good...
what all do I / did I need to do to get it live?
My apologies about the confusion, I thought when you were making those
On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 9:59 AM, Zaahir Moolla email@example.com