Food & Drink

Liquor Lingo: 12 Terms You Need to Know

Mark Yocca / Supercall

Unless you work in a distillery or are a complete spirits geek (like us), deciphering liquor language can be daunting. Sure, things like “ABV” and “single barrel” are pretty self explanatory, but then there are those tricky legal phrases like “bottled-in-bond” with which you might be a little less familiar. To help you translate your way through liquor store shelves, we created this handy illustrated guide to the liquor lingo you need to know. Keep it handy the next time you’re re-stocking your bar.

Mark Yocca / Supercall