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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. 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

  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 Calculate the Alcohol Content of Cocktails

    If you're like us, you're more interested in drinking than doing math. However, for home mixologists who want to geek out, here's a little simple cocktail math that can help you determine how strong those homemade cocktails actually are. You may have measured how many ounces of liquor and other ingredients you put in your ...Read More