15 Essential Spirits Under $50 to Stock Your Home Bar
If you're looking to start or just beef up your home bar, it can be pretty tricky to know which spirits and liqueurs will get you the most bang for your buck. Without going low on the liquor shelf, we've assembled a list of fifteen recommendations under $50 that will keep you experimenting and mixing up a variety of classic and modern cocktails at home without completely breaking the bank. While it isn't a complete list, leaving off a multitude of cordials and even some more basics spirits, it's a good place for any home bartender to get started with classic recipes. Unfortunately, you're on your own when it comes to the syrups, citrus, and herbs.
Rob Ireton/Flickr Home bars don't need to have everything-- here's a good place to start.
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