Category: Informational

The Best Gin and Tonic Glass

There are countless Gins on the market, and the choice of possible Gin glasses seems almost equally as big and overwhelming. So, is there an ideal Gin and Tonic Glass?

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The 8 Best Smartphone Apps for Mixology & Cocktails

These eight Apps for your Smartphone can make your life easier when making cocktails at home.

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What is a Dash? And how much is it?

Today, cocktail recipes are measured to perfection. They are asking for ingredients measured in oz, tablespoons, bar spoons, and even drops. But then there is also the occasional dash, and it's hard to judge what exactly that means.

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How many ounces in a shot glass - Shot sizes around the world

When ordering a shooter at a bar in a foreign country, you probably don't give a second thought to how many ounces are in this shot. And why would you? But, depending on where you go in the world, you'll get completely different things.

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Lime juice in cocktails - Bottled vs Squeezed vs Aged

Innumerous cocktail recipes require lime juice to balance sweet components and the bite of alcohol. And usually, these recipes explicitly ask for freshly squeezed juice instead of bottled versions. Some even call for aged lime juice. So, what's the difference?

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The History on why the Angostura bitters Label is so big

Bitters play an essential role when it comes to cocktails. And there is one brand, in particular, that comes to your mind immediately: Angostura bitters. I bet you at least heard of it, and very likely, you already noticed them in many bars.

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What are Cocktail bitters?

Cocktail bitters are truly unique. Two or three small dots of these mostly orange-brown elixirs can significantly alter the taste of a drink. But what are bitters, and how are they made?

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Aquafaba vs Egg White in Cocktails - How you create amazing foam

Cocktails with a foamy top have been on a victory march for years already. The traditional ingredient for creating a mousse-like layer floating on top of your drink is using egg white. But that's not for everybody. Luckily, there's a vegan alternative called Aquafaba. But what is it, and how do you Aquafaba it in cocktails to create an amazing foamy top?

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How much is a Dram of Whiskey? The Story of Dramming

If you enjoy good Whiskey regularly, you might be familiar with the term dram. In case, you are not: "Dramming" describes the act of drinking Whiskey "by the dram". And what a Dram is, I will explain below.

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Are Cocktails Healthy? What You Need To Know About Alcoholic Drinks

Physicians often say alcohol is bad for our health. But then again, research shows a glass of wine can actually be beneficial for a healthy adult person. Most likely, both statements have a right to exist, as the effects depend strongly on the individual. So, are there circumstances under which a cocktail could be healthy?

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