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Stock Up for the Holidays With These Go-To Spirits

Drinks Michael Dietsch 20 comments

Over the years, I've developed a list of go-to brands: fairly affordable bottles that don't disappoint and generally stay consistent from year to year. In most cases, these spirits all mix very well and taste great on their own, so they're not just good, they're versatile, too. More

Ergonomics and How to Organize Your Home Bar

Drinks Kevin Liu 8 comments

You can't duplicate the experience of a professional a bar at home, but here are some design and organizational tips to help make throwing cocktail parties a bit easier. More

Ask a Bartender: What's In Your Home Bar?

Drinks Carey Jones 1 comment

A few weeks ago, we asked members of the Serious Eats community what's in their home bars. This week, we posed the same question to bartenders across the country. Here's what they had to say. More

Show and Tell: Your Home Bar

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 17 comments

When I requested that all of you guys send us a snapshot of your home bar, I had no idea how awesome those photos would be. We've received photos from Virginia to Toronto to Adelaide, South Australia, and lots of places in between. You've built some pretty impressive bars, and stocked them with some pretty awesome booze collections. (Just for fun, we've included the bars of a few of our staff members, too, and some liquor bloggers and writer-types from around the web.) More

What's in Your Home Bar?

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 6 comments

We want to see your liquor cabinet, booze shelf, or closet collection of spirits, liqueurs, and other drink-making ingredients. More

Ask a Bartender: What's One Drink We Should Be Making at Home?

Drinks Carey Jones 9 comments

On an average night, most of us don't have time for complicated syrups or infusions. But what simple cocktails should we be trying out? We asked our gang of bartenders what straightforward drinks they recommend. More

How Do You Organize Your Home Bar?

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 24 comments

For some of us, the 'home bar' is a corner of the counter where there's half of a bottle of rum and a handle of gin that someone brought over during a party. But for others, collecting spirits is a hobby and a way to explore the world sip by sip. Whether you are the kind of host who can stir up a whole menu of cocktails or the type who might be able to offer guests a gin and tonic, we've been wondering how you organize your bottles. More

Mix It Up: Booze You Can Use

New York Laren Spirer 12 comments

If you've got your gear and have learned how to shake and stir properly, it's time to build up that liquor collection. This takes time and money, but the three spirits I've highlighted are worth the initial investment. More

Mix it Up: Stocking Your Home Bar

New York Laren Spirer 8 comments

From top left: Boston Shaker, Hawthorn Strainer, jigger, juicer, bar spoon, muddler, Libbey 3777. We've given you three cocktail recipes in our Mix it Up columns so far—but a fat lot of good they'll do if you don't have... More

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