What are well drinks
Well Drinks have been around for quite some time now. Basically, a well drink is made by mixing some generic liquor and you can find them in almost every bar around. It consists of one house liquor and mixers. The quality of liquors used by a bar may vary, while some use very good quality liquors for their well drinks and dives tend to scrape the bottom of the barrel. You might be wondering the different kinds of liquors used in well drinks. The liquors used in well drinks are; gin, tequila, whiskey, vodka and scotch. Apart from that; there are some bars which use melon liquer, amaretto, peach schnapps and tripe.
Why do people call them “Well Drinks”?
The reason such drinks are known are well drinks is; the term comes from the “well” which is a place where bartender has juices, ice and most used liquers. In a nutsell, well drinks are the drinks made with the cheapest liquor available. Let’s say; you ordered the cheapest vodka and a cranberry, it would know as a well drink. Just in case you do not specify the kind of liquor you want, the bartender will simply pour the well liquor which is called a well drink.
One must specify what kind of liquor they want
Like discussed earlier, a well drink is a drink made from the cheapest liquor available in a bar. So, it is always best to specify the kind of liquor you are looking for because that way, you would know exactly what liquor you are getting. Basically, you can use the term well liquor if you want the cheapest drink and your hands are cuffed with a tight budget. You can simply say “I want my drink with the well liquor”, that way you would not sound cheap and it definitely sounds better.
Are you on a budget?
If you are on a budget, a well drink is the last resort, but most often they are lesser brands and lower quality. So, the next time you go to a bar and are on a tight budget, simply refer to a well drink and enjoy! But, do some research on the brands of liquors being used in a bar, so that you do not end up with the cheapest brand available in the market. That is all about well drinks!