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Essential Spirits and Mixers to Stock in Your Bar


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Essential Liqueurs and Cordials
Essential Liqueurs to Stock in a Bar

Essential Liqueurs to Stock in a Bar

Liqueurs are often used in addition to the base spirits as flavoring agents that contain alcohol, though on occasion they are the only distilled spirits used (see liqueur only recipes). The great thing about liqueurs is that a bottle can last quite a long time so you can gradually add to your stock as you see fit.

The first list are the most common liqueurs that you should consider absolutely essential when stocking your bar.

A secondary list of essential liqueurs includes those below. Your drinking style is going to determine if these should be stocked in your bar as well.

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