Let's say we have the recipes of various cocktails stored in this format below. I would like to create a formula which will allow me to return a table with ingredients and volume of the selected cocktail only. Hope that makes sense.

Cocktail Ingredient Volume
Negroni Gin 33
Negroni Vermouth 33
Negroni Campari 33
Margarita Tequila 40
Margarita Lime 40
Margarita Triple Sec 20

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If you've got the above table in A1:C7, then the following would return a table of ingredients & volumes for a given cocktail:

=query(A1:C7,"select B,C where A='X'")

X is the chosen cocktail. The single quotes are required

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