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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
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
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
College, NFL it is Fall and that means I don't leave the house in Saturdays and rarely on a Sunday. What to do while watching 12 hours of straight football? Cocktails! Football Drinks Got a cocktails honoring your favorite team? We want to hear about it!