Articles Tagged: home bar

The Well-Stocked Bar for Summer

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The Washington Post laid out this simple and affordable collection of spirits that will have you making Martinis, Mojitos and Manhattans in no time. These dozen well picked bottles can be had for a mere $187. Not a bad investment for the summer. Spend another $80 bucks on on 5 specialty bottles like Pernod and Campari, and you’ll have the ultimate summer bar.

The Well-Stocked Bar for Summer [WaPo]

Also see our own guide to … Read more

Wine on a Budget – Volume One

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This week represents our foray into the wine business. One of the questions that we receive most from people is how to buy good wine that doesn’t break the bank. To satisfy user demand, we have been working on a weekly series on “Wine on a Budget.”

The local grocery store can be an amazing place to purchase wine on a budget (we have only lived in states with relatively liberal alcohol laws so I … Read more

Essential Glassware – Snifter

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If you enjoy drinking brandy or whiskey neat, then a snifter is essential glassware for your home bar.

This type of stemware is wide at the bottom with a narrower top. The shape allows you to swirl the spirit to coat the glass and directs the spirit’s aroma to your nose, heightening the aromatic experience of sipping cognac, scotch, bourbon or another aged, brown liquor you like.

Though they hold about six ounces, it’s best … Read more