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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. Kirkland Premium Small Batch Bourbon, Aged 7 Years Review

    On a recent outing to Costco, we ran across a new item, the Kirkland Premium Small Batch Bourbon. You might be thinking, really, Costco is making bourbon now? Well, Costco isn't really making bourbon; they sourced it from one of the distilleries and private labelled it. Given the price at $19.99, I was game to ...Read More

  3. 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

  4. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur Review

    I will freely admit that I am a St. Germain addict and, thanks to St. Germain, an elderflower addict too. Since my discovery of this delightful liqueur a few years ago, I have bought a number of bottles and literally added it to everything. It brightens a Champagne cocktail, makes gin sing and is a ...Read More

  5. What's the difference between a cream liqueur and a crème liqueur?

    Sometimes it seems to take a special dictionary to navigate the cocktail world. For instance, while it is true that crème is the French word for cream, a crème liqueur and a cream liqueur are not the same. Cream liqueurs, such as Baileys or Carolans Irish cream, contain dairy cream. Crème liqueurs, such as crème de ...Read More