Vodka, whiskey and rum are common liquors used in a variety of cocktails. Gin, brandy and schnapps are also popular additions to a well-stocked bar.
Liquor is produced by distilling a fermented solution derived from fruit or grain. However, producing liquor at home is illegal in many locations, even if for personal use. It is necessary to consult your local and state laws before becoming a home-distiller.
Buy hard liquor online through sites such as BevMo.com, DrinkUpNY or Quality Liquor Store, as of 2015. Each site requires customers to create an account in order to make purchases, with some requiring the signature of someone at or over 21 years of age upon delivery in order complete the shipment.
Smirnoff vodka, Captain Morgan rum, Jack Daniel's whiskey and Bacardi rum are some of the most popular brands of liquor in the United States. Maker's Mark whiskey, Jose Cuervo tequila, Ketel One vodka and Don Julio tequila are also popular.
FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com and LiquorMart.com are two online liquor stores that feature excellent assortments of products. Online liquor stores can ship liquor across the country, with a few caveats. As of 2015, some states do not allow wine or liquor to be shipped across state lines to customers pu
The hours of liquor sales fall under state jurisdiction and, therefore, vary from state to state. Federal laws regarding alcohol relate only to the bottling and packaging of alcohol, as well as the registration of retailers with the Tax and Trade Bureau and the purchase of alcohol from wholesalers.
Compare liquor prices online by checking the websites of retailers that sell liquor, as of 2015. Prices are available for retailers that allow online ordering, while retailers that don't offer online ordering may or may not display liquor prices online.
Many of the most popular after-dinner liquors are cordials, which are created by using a base spirit and infusing it with fruits, spices or herbs. Popular cordials include Amaretto (almond-flavored), Kahlúa (coffee-flavored), Grappa (grape-flavored) and Chambord (raspberry-flavored).
Liquor bottles come in a standardized range of sizes, from the 1.7-ounce miniature bottles used by airlines, other mass transportation industries and hotels through commercially available sizes such as half pint, pint and fifth, up to half-gallon and even gallon jugs. Liquor bottles are sized in eit
A fifth of liquor is the colloquial term for a 750-milliliter bottle. Converting 750 milliliters to ounces yields 25.4 ounces, just under one-fifth of a 128 ounce gallon, hence the colloquialism. Other traditional bottle sizes, the pint and half-gallon, have also changed with the introduction of met