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Shaken, not stirred; let's expand the site!

Scope The on-topic help currently says the following: Topics include, but are not limited to: Specific beers Breweries Beer & brewing history Beer styles & ingredients ...
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Shaken, not stirred; let's expand the site!

Site Name Based on the scope described in this answer, which so far has some support and no opposition, we need a name and URL that cover the broad range of alcoholic drinks. While Alcohol is an ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Should we broaden our scope?

Update: 04-05-2016: The community team discussed it and we're going to expand the scope of the site. See the proposal here. First, let me say I'm not against the idea of expanding scope. But I ...
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Should we broaden our scope?

As bluefeet said, there's nothing inherently wrong with the idea of expanding a site's scope. I doubt that expanding the scope of this particular site to other alcohols or alcohol in general is the ...
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Shaken, not stirred; let's expand the site!

I like Monica's suggestion for the new name, The Open Bar. Here are a couple of other options to consider: Libations I'm particularly partial to this one, though it may be to esoteric Drinks ...
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Are tool recommendations on topic?

I don't have a definitive answer, but to this point, we don't have a specific close reason for them, and the questions in this vein haven't caused issues in the past, so I think a well formulated ...
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When the site changed from Beer to Alcohol?

This change was made about a year ago. The initial discussion happened here: Should we broaden our scope? Once the decision was made, the follow up thread was here: Shaken, not stirred; let's ...
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With the scope expansion, we now can ask non-beer questions

The new name is in place and we've updated the text in the "Ask Question" as well as on the Tour page.
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Is it on-topic to ask about a non-alcoholic substitute for liquor?

I would say that its fine as it is still about finding some thing alcohol related even if it is alcohol free and as we are still in a beta for this stack I think it is worth experimenting with ...
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Would "modern ways of alcohol concealment" be on topic?

From the on-topic page: Topics include, but are not limited to: Specific beers, wines, liquors, ciders, or other alcoholic drinks Breweries, wineries, and distilleries Alcohol & production ...
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Is this question on topic?

It looks on topic to me and will post on main, thus opening up another category if you all do not mind.
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Bartending questions

Bartending questions that are specific to the drinks aspect -- organizing the backbar, techniques for making attractive cocktails quickly, choosing the right glassware for a particular drink, ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Bartending questions

Our scope page says: Topics include, but are not limited to: Specific beers, wines, liquors, ciders, or other alcoholic drinks Breweries, wineries, and distilleries Alcohol & ...
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Would this question be considered on topic and not too broad on main?

I say it looks good you are specifying that you only want breweries that offer custom labels and even though that could end up being a large amount of places it is still only one question I say go a ...
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Would this wine recommendation question be on topic here?

Recommendation questions are currently an unresolved issue. This happens on beta sites; we need to try things sometimes to see if they work. Your question looks well-enough constrained to me (though ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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I'm not sure this question about wine sales commissions is off-topic

My main issue with the question is that there is no real question Just checking other views on what commission wine representatives make off sales. They are opening a broad question about ...
Jamie Eltringham's user avatar
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Would it be possible to a add marijuana to this site’s parameters as being on topic?

I would be against bringing cannabis into scope, for the following reasons: While I support scope changes over time, I don't feel that marijuana fits here - it is not brewed or distilled. It is not a ...
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Are tool recommendations on topic?

Are tool recommendations on topic? My thoughts on this matter are that tool recommendation questions should be viewed as on topic providing that they genuinely are in volved in the wine, beer and ...
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With the scope expansion, we now can ask non-beer questions

There is a similar problem on the Tour that needs addressing.
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