liquor

Why Do We Call Drinks ‘Shots’?

Why Do We Call Drinks ‘Shots’?

Ask a bartender to give you a shot and he or she will not present you with a bullet or new opportunity. It’s clear that you want a pour of liquor served neat in a small glass — that’s what ”shot” has always meant, right? Not really. As with many drinking terms, the origin of ”shot” […]

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The 7 Best Liquors to Drink On the Rocks

The 7 Best Liquors to Drink On the Rocks

”I’ll have a whiskey on the rocks.” We’ve all heard it, read it, and probably even said it before. When exactly is it appropriate to order liquor on the rocks? It’s true — some liquors benefit from the addition of ice, while others are meant to stand solid on their own, consumed “neat.” So how […]

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9 Liquor Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

9 Liquor Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

Though we may wish we did, most of us don’t live in homes with wine cellars or even enough space to accomodate our liquor collections. But that doesn’t mean we can’t find tasteful, spacially economical ways to display them. Here are nine of our favorite booze storage solutions for small spaces. 1. A simple wire mesh basket on the kitchen […]

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