Your home bar is your temple, your place to really show off what you know about...bars. To help show all of your future party guests just how knowledgeable you are when it comes to running your own bar, take away some nuggets of knowledge from my two part series: How To Update Your Home Bar. Here's part one - Update your spirits!
For part one of this two part series, we will take a look at the meat of the home bar, the booze.
A bar isn’t a bar without a solid supply of alcohol. Still, you do not need to go full throttle with the amount of alcohol that you keep in your home. Having 12 types of vodka, 12 types of tequila and 12 types of whiskey may seem like it is necessary, but in reality, it is not. Keep things simple. Your favorite two or three bottles of each spirit that you consume most is all you need.
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With that being said, the different spirits that you do choose to keep in your home bar are a crucial part of making this your spirit-ual happy place. When it comes to spirits, there are two branches of bottles. First are the major types that we all know and consume the most. These are the ones to focus on the most heavily: Vodka, Gin, Rum, Tequila and Whiskey. After updating these bottles, you can move onto the “specialty” spirits. With that, consider upgrading your current liquor supply with these suggestions!