TRU Vodka ~ another option on the "organic" list ~ this one is made from American Wheat, and organic, eco-friendly, sustainable, renewable, handmade... and they plant a tree for every bottle.
Philly's Belgian bar, Beneluxx has a nifty gimmick: the tables each have their very own glass washers, and they can conserve glasses. See the video of it in action.
Cointreau Pearls! Infused with strawberry these can be served with margaritas, or floating in champagne... they are also made with gold flake infusions! See more pics and videos!
Whitley Neill London Dry Gin ~ liking the "tree of life" logo ~ "Inspired by Africa, Made in England" it contains unique African botanicals...
GoVino ~ Stemless Wineglasses to go: reusable, shaterproof, recyclable, and they have a thumb indentation to help you grip it...
Because some days you need a little something to munch on with that drink ~ how gorgeous is this Caviar Server that rests on ice?
Oooh Art + Drinks ~ Blue Moon Brewing Company is having an art competition for works inspired by their brew ~ and winners end up in various city group art shows
For the perfectly stirred martini, who doesn't need this Crystal Cocktail Pitcher ~ which is on sale!
Nastro Azurro presents their UnBEERlievable Collection 2008 filled with winning designs inspired by the beer
Thanks to NOTCOT reader, Rick C, i just discovered this amazing Frank Gehry Cocktail ~ an incredible sculptural molecular mixology concoction of vodka, absinthe, gelatin and more!
The Versovino Wine Decanter - Created by the owner of an enoteca near Florence, it was designed to let customers taste the perfect single glasses of wine.
Spirits and Cocktails gets ready for Tales of the Cocktail's Molecular Mixology seminar with.... Becherovka DUST! (Becherovka is a 200 year old Czech elixir)
Drink Dogma has a nice piece on "Macgyver Cocktails" ~ What do you do when you're in a hotel room and she says “Hey I brought a half-bottle of gin, what can we do with that?”
Domaine de Canton ~ a ginger liqueur inspired by the French traditions of sweet and fresh elixirs...
Drink Dogma takes on Smoked Rye - read this story of cocktails and south american tropical fish, resulting in a delicious bottle of house-smoked Sazerac rye whisky
So tempted to try these agua fresca recipes from the LA Times ~ especially the Cucumber & Lime one! (I wonder how these would be spiked...)
Spirits and Cocktails has a great post on bartending tools
Punch! Flowing Bowl Punch Party, hosted by drinkboston at Eastern Standard - see the 4 recipes!
Cocktail Kingdom has an incredible collection of authentic reproductions of vintage cocktail books... the covers are awesome!
Oh Gosh! is giving readers a chance to win a set of 4 bitters as part of their new redesign.
Oooh My Sweet and Saucy makes Prickly Pear Margaritas!
Sugarblock! How fun would these mini sugar cinder blocks be for some traditional absinthe? By John Truex and Audrey Russell. (Click work>sugarblock)
The new Carafe N°5 by Etienne Meneau, made of borosilicate glass in limited edition ~ 8 numbered and signed and 4 artist proofs.
Mr. Asahi - the Robot Bartender! At Selfridges ~ check out the video of him in action!
Popptags ~ cute, cheeky, playful letter-pressed tags to adorn the bottles of wine you're gifting!
Stirrings has 3, 6, and 12 month Cocktail Subscriptions! I had no idea you could gift someone drinks of the month to play with!
Let's Get Drunk.... "and Go Shopping" says the second panel... mysterious site, amusing today!
Diamond Standard Vodka ~ made using a "diamond filtered patented process", which utilizes over 600 cut diamonds of up to one carat in size to purify the vodka...
Loft Liqueurs ~ organic liqueurs with unusual flavors: Lavender, Lemongrass, Spicy Ginger, and coming this month is Tangerine.
I love a good Caipirinha ~ how delicious does this Kumquat Caipirinha from Eben Freeman, of Tailor Restaurant in New York City look?
"Bringing Bitters Back: give your home bar a backbone with homemade bitters" fun article over at Chow, showing you how to make your own bitters!
APPLE-TEA LIQUEUR: A wonderful liqueur using dried hibiscus, adapted from Emilio Cocconi - The Perfect Pantry has a guest post from Peter in Brazil
Here's a festive Negroni Punch from July 2008's Bon Appetit - "a gin-based aperitif, meets sangria"
Oooh the Noble Pig makes Honeydew Rita's and even has pics of the whole process ~ from melon chunks, honey, and rum ~ to the blender ~ and out
For this week's Happy Hour ~ Eat Make Read makes Saft Sparklers with Pama, spicing up Martha's recipe with a dash of pomegranate liqueur
Tartelette makes some delicious looking Gelee de Mojitos!
Michelada recipe at CHOW! I had no idea it could have Maggi (that asian flavoring sauce i grew up with as a kid) in it!
The classic Italian Yacht maker, Riva, is the latest designer collaborating with Veuve Clicquot ~ here's a peek at the new products!
Urban Daddy takes us inside the latest Cocktail Bar to hit Brooklyn ~ The Clover Club ~ in this gorgeous slideshow ~ reservations available starting June 25th...
K Chocolatier's K HIBALLS ~ filled with Blue Label or Ketel One ~ dark chocolate, crispy sugar layer and quite the burst of liquor - A variation of the choc recipe once exclusive to Emperor Franz Josef...
Jones Soda has "Campaign Colas" ~ "where everyone can vote and buy their way to victory". Choose Yes We Can Cola, Ron Paul Revolution, or Pure McCain Cola.
Mixology Mondays continue on the bourbon trend with Oh Gosh!'s take on the Frisco Sour
Preggatinis - a book? Wow, apparently there is an upcoming mixology book for the mom-to-be...
Moving At The Speed Of Life ~ has some nice Julep recipe variations