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.
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Mixing drinks is as scientific a process as it is creative. Learn the chemistry and imagination that goes into the perfect cocktail, and find cocktail recipes to make your favorites at home.
- Be advised that if a site’s ingredient list only recommends one brand, the site may be promotional, not unbiased or comprehensive.
- Have you invented a drink that simply must be shared? Most of the following sites let you submit your own recipes, and they may even reward your ingenuity with prizes.
is a database of cocktail recipes and a bar management tool. Search the database or make an account with your bar ingredients; the site can recommend cocktail recipes tailored to what you have.
Art of Drink
publishes the complete contents of “Jerry Thomas’ Bartender’s Guide” from 1862. The content is detailed and sophisticated, full of century-old cocktail recipes.
Cocktails on the Fly
is full of short videos delivering drink how-tos and tips. Each episode ends with a convenient step-by-step recap of the cocktail recipe, and transcripts are available.
offers a cocktail recipes database with an excellent search engine. Use the links on the left to find a glossary, and guides on measurements, glassware and more.
indexes lots of popular drinks, with special features for holidays and seasonal events. Search by type of liquor using the tabs at the top of the page, or scan the lists on the homepage.
If you’re ready to take your love of liquor to the next step and become a professional ... read more »
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