When you buy whiskey for your home bar you need not spend through your nose. After all you are doing it for the fun of entertaining friends and family and the more economical you are the more money you will have for other things. Here are some great tips on how to stock up your home bar without overcharging your debit/credit card.
There are different types of whiskies and you should have first hand knowledge as to what your friends prefer and you should be sure of your own likes and tastes. The short write up will let you have an idea as to the different types of whiskey that you can stock.
American Rye: In this category you can go for the Rittenhouse. This whiskey has nice spicy notes that will allow you to serve the best Manhattan cocktails to your friends. At under $20 a bottle this is preferable to the other expensive brands available.
If you want to serve whiskey with coffee then you need to have a bottle of Irish whiskey in your bar. Bushmill’s Irish whiskey should serve your purpose and will be much appreciated by your guests. At under $25 you can have a bottle of this wonderful drink.
Scotch whiskey is perhaps the most important whiskey that you will need in your home bar and what better to have a bottle blended scotch whiskey that goes by the name Ballantine’s Scotch whiskey. Even though it is not very expensive, under $20, it has all the class and sophistication.
Having American bourbon is as important as keeping a bottle of any other whiskey. It is great to have on its own or when mixed with other drinks to make a fine cocktail. At less than $15 you can get a bottle of Evan Williams Black Label.
Single malt scotch whiskey will be the most expensive in your bar and it is very difficult to get a bottle that will cost you less. However, you can buy a smaller bottle of this fine spirit and make your collection complete. Glenlivet 12 year old will not cost you a bomb if you opt for the 375 ml bottle however, if your guests prefer this then you will have to spend a little more. Having said this it will add that much sophistication to your bar and it will look well stocked up if you offer your guests all the above brands.
So, stop thinking and buy whiskey and have a ball. Now you don’t have to worry about your budget nor do you have to cut corners when planning your party. Invite your friends and family and party hard. Rest assured you will not go broke if you heed the advice given above; after all it comes from someone that has entertained guests and friends for a long time.