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  1. How Many Shots Are in a Fifth?

    Q: Marlene writes, "How many ounces are in a 1/5th bottle of vodka?" A: First, let's use a 1 oz shot for this exercise. Next, what exactly is a fifth? It is an old measurement for a bottle of booze. It refers to the fact that the bottles were 1/5th of a gallon. These days most ...Read More

  2. Drunken Cranberry Sauce

    Some people are really attached to having can-shaped cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving. This year, you can save the canned stuff for the kids' table. Why not add a little creativity—and booze—to your turkey dinner? This sauce keeps for several weeks, so it's an easy thing to make ahead of time. Hit the sauce! Ingredients: 12 oz fresh cranberries ...Read More

  3. How to Drink Brandy

    Q: What is the best way to drink brandy? A: Brandies, including fine Cognacs and Armagnacs can be enjoyed many different ways. One of my favorites is the classic sidecar, a refreshing blend of brandy, lemon/lime and triple sec. If you have a cheap bottle (not recommeded) mix it with something, anything. Here's a few ...Read More

  4. How to measure in 'parts'

    Normal people measure things in ounces, cups, tablespoons and other recognizable increments. Cocktail people often use "parts" instead, which puts the recipe in the form of a ratio. A part can be any type of measurement. All you have to do is assign a measurement increment to be a part—for example, one part equals one ounce—then ...Read More