Liquor and Cocktails
No matter how much you know about or enjoy your beverage of choice, there’s always more to learn about the latest news and trends in creation and consumption. Our Liquor and Cocktails Web Guide helps you understand mixology, buy liquor online, learn liquor terms and stay up-to-date on the most popular cocktails and how to make them. Discover what you’ll need for a perfectly stocked bar, or find out how to become a bartender through the sites in this guide.
The following sites offer a general overview of the history of liquor and its cultural background. You’ll also learn about some classic cocktails and how they are made.
- You’ll find a number of blogs in the sites below. If you like what you see, have a look at the blogroll of each site for more recommendations. Visit the findingDulcinea Blogs Web Guide for more information about evaluating blogs.
For general liquor knowledge …
Drink of the Week
provides an overview of different types of liquor and how you can put them to use. You’ll find ingredients for seasonal favorites along with a featured cocktail recipe every week.
For news and blogs about liquor …
magazine publishes the blog “Imbibe Unfiltered,” which provides an interesting professional look at the liquor world. Posts include recipes, descriptions of upcoming events and profiles of innovative bars and bartenders.
The Cocktail Chronicles
focuses on exotic mixed drinks. Most of the posts feature a recipe and the occasional photo as accompaniment. This blog has an especially thorough blogroll to point you to more inspiration.
For an entertaining look at alcohol history …
is a humorous look at movies where alcohol plays an important role, focusing mainly on ones from days gone by. Each review includes “Potent Quotables,” “Drinks Consumed,” and “Intoxicating Effects” appearing in the film.
The Museum of the American Cocktail
hosts a virtual exhibition with a modest collection of photos and images from the early days of American drink culture. It provides a snapshot of the history of liquor plus information on upcoming museum events.
The Alternative Whiskey Academy
has a table that details “How to say cheers/slainte in different countries.” Raise your glass with confidence across the globe.
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