Base Camp Brewing in Portland, OR ~ from their fun graphic design/branding, aluminum bottles, and toasted marshmallows (torched on to their pint glasses pre-pour)... to a twitter to real life high five.
Makr Shakr - Robotic ‘barmen’ and crowd-sourced drinks! Collaboration between MIT Sensible Lab, Pentagram and SuperUber in action in Milan for design week! Developed for “World Expo Milano 2015 – Energy for Life. Feeding the Planet”
The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart - "...explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries."
Hangar 1 celebrates their new bottle redesign with a Vodka Tasting Tour in a Box! Alongside their new graduated cylinder like bottle (with rubber stopper!) are dropper bottles of the various flavors and a pipette!
The Macallan and Oakley team up for The Flask - hardcore Oakley flask on the outside, The Macallan’s first-ever, single cask All American Sherry Oak Scotch Whisky on the inside. And amazing video with fun cars of them testing it.
NOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #23: Art In The Age & Spodee! While we can't give away the deliciously unique alcohol, these packs of goodies feature their amazing branding, packaging, and fun products! See the special bundles!
The Portland Growler company now has MINI 32oz Growlettes - my favorite is definitely the matte black sprocket growlette. Slip cast ceramic with wide mouth ceramic flip top lid with rubber gasket keeping your liquids cold and crisp for days.
Laurence Brabant's X3cl: 1 L. "Bottle with a measuring part of 3cl. Suitable for whisky, Pastis or other alcohols. The capacity is 75cl. Also exists for one liter. Delivered with the two corks." Made of mouth-blown borosilicate glass.
Sadie's "This is not a pipe" ~ a cocktail homage to Magritte ~ warm Galliano, Frangelico, and a "bosom caresser" with Mount Gay rum, coconut, and egg yolk--to be sipped from the stem in an ordered progression from the bottom up.
Absolut Exposure - the latest Traveler's Exclusive sounds delicious - Honey Melon and Lemongrass. Swedish artist Johan Renck has photographed actress and supermodel Lydia Hearst guised in a number of different “personas”.