1. Does Alcohol Go Bad? How To Store Alcohol Properly

    Does Alcohol Go Bad? How To Store Alcohol Properly

    Ever wondered about the shelf life of your favorite wine, beer, or spirits? Wonder no more. We’ve got the lowdown on the life span of your favorite beverages as well as how to store alcohol to ensure you have optimal time to enjoy it.

    Does Alcohol Go Bad?

    Does liquor go bad? If someone gifted you a bottle of whiskey or rum, is it safe to drink if it’s been sitting on your shelf for a while? Just how long does alcohol last? The good news is that liquor such as gin, vodka, whiskey, tequila, and rum, are considered shelf-stable. That means that as long as you store the bottle properly and it remains unopened, you can consider it safe to drink indefinitely. 

    The Shelf Life of Liquor

    The shelf life of liquor can vary depending on the type of alcohol as well as on how it’s stored. Variables such as temperature, light exposure, and o

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  2. What is Liquor and What is Liqueur? Learn the Delicious Differences

    What is Liquor and What is Liqueur? Learn the Delicious Differences

    While the words “liquor” and “liqueur” might look similar, they are two different things. Those differences go beyond how the words are pronounced (liquor, pronounced liᐧkr, and liqueur, pronounced luhᐧkur) to the differences in how they taste.

    What’s the Difference Between Liquor and Liqueur?

    It’s true that both liquor and liqueur are alcoholic beverages. Both can be enjoyed alone or as an ingredient in a cocktail. And both can range in potency. Where they differ is in their flavors. 

    What is Liquor?

    Liquor is a distilled spirit containing alcohol and derived from plants or grains. The primary six liquors include whiskeybrandyginrumvodka, and 

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  3. In the Context of Liquor, What Are Spirits?

    In the Context of Liquor, What Are Spirits?

    Given the surprising variety of liquors and cocktails, you might be surprised to learn that there are ultimately only seven core spirits from which they're made. Each of these distilled spirits has its own unique flavor, and each one features slight variations in the distillation process. Learn them, and you'll have a much better sense of how to mix the perfect drink. 

    What's The Difference Between Alcohol and Spirits? 

    All spirits are alcoholic, but not all alcoholic drinks are spirits, also referred to as hard liquor.

    These drinks tend to have a higher alcohol content than other alcoholic beverages and are made via distillation. Working with a fermented liquid as a base, distillation essentially separates the drink by boiling and condensing it, increasing the alcohol content as a result. While modern distilleries use a little more complicated process than "just boil it," the process is still roughly the same.

    What Are The Different Classifications

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  4. Best Low-Calorie Cocktails: Indulge Guilt-Free

    Best Low-Calorie Cocktails: Indulge Guilt-Free

    Typically, starting a diet is associated with cutting calories and, therefore, most of our favorite drinks.

    However, starting a diet doesn’t mean that you have to give up everything. Instead, think of it as simply altering the recipes of your favorite cocktails.

    To help you out, we created a list of the best low-calorie cocktails you can enjoy on a diet and as part of a healthy lifestyle.

    Calculating Calories in Cocktails

    Calorie counting is one of the most common requirements of most diets, but most cocktails are homemade and don’t come with a label.

    If that’s the case, you can always use this calculator to estimate how many calories you are consuming. 

    Unfortunately, you’ll probably be disappointed by the number of calories in each cocktail. Therefore, here are some ideas to make your cocktails diet-friendly and indulge guilt-f

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  5. There's Nothing More Irish than Whiskey

    Irish Whiskey

    Potatoes were originally cultivated in South America. Corned beef is English. Even red hair was brought over to Ireland through waves of Viking invasions. Yet there's nothing more Irish than whiskey. In fact, the word "whiskey" comes from the Irish word for "water": uisce (pronounced ish-ka).

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  6. Irish/Italian Cocktails

    Irish and Italian Cocktails

    March is the month where everybody is either Irish or Italian. You've got St Paddy's day (actually we Irish celebrate that day all week), and then a few days later you have St Joseph's day. So besides the standard green beer and whiskey on St. Patrick's Day, and wine on St. Joe's, maybe change things up a bit and make a fun cocktail.

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