(tool) A container used to store and age distilled spirits, wine, beer, cocktails, and other alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. Barrels are… Read more


(adjective, booze type) Refers to a distilled spirit, wine, beer, cocktail, or other alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage that has been aged in a… Read more


(booze type) An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting starches (usually derived from cereal grains like malted barley, wheat, corn, or rice) with… Read more

behind the stick

(phrase) A slang term used to describe the work of being behind the bar and bartending. The phrase likely originated in… Read more


(phrase) A beverage, most often one containing alcohol: What’s your favorite bevvy? To drink alcohol: Come bevvy with us Being excessively drunk: We were well bevvied… Read more


(booze type) A Spanish term meaning “white” that refers to un-aged or very lightly-aged tequila. Blanco tequila may be aged for up… Read more

blended malt

(booze type) A blended malt is a blend of two or more single malt scotch whiskies from different distilleries. Unlike blended whiskies,… Read more

blended whisky

(booze type) A scotch whisky made from a blend of two or more scotch whiskies from different distilleries. Unlike blended malts, blended… Read more

blue curaƧao

(booze type) A citrus liqueur flavored with the peel of the laraha citrus fruit, a relative of the orange that is grown… Read more

Boston shaker

(tool) A cocktail shaker consisting of two parts: a metal tin, typically 28 oz in size, and a 16-oz pint glass.… Read more


(ingredient) The herbs, spices, fruit, vegetables, flowers, or other flavoring ingredients that are used to flavor spirits, most commonly gin. Delicate… Read more

bottled in bond

(booze type, phrase) A term used to describe American distilled spirits, usually whiskey, that fit a number of strict legal regulations. To be… Read more


(booze type) A type of whiskey distilled in the United States. According to the US Federal Government, a whiskey may only be… Read more


(booze type) A distilled spirit made from fermented fruit, commonly grapes, apples, or pears. The base of a brandy is, in almost… Read more


(cocktail, noun) A type of cocktail made by combining a distilled spirit and ginger beer, among other ingredients. The most famous buck… Read more


(technique) Refers to the technique of making a cocktail directly in its serving glass. Usually, drinks are considered “built” when their… Read more