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
Spirits and Cocktails gives us a tour of the Jim Beam facility in Kentucky
"Drink this, Not that"... interesting guide on which drink swaps may be better for you thank expected
Turbo Stirrers ~ a fun way to really mix up your drinks!
Three Olives Vodka launches three new unexpected flavors... Tomato, Root Beer, Triple Expresso Shot ~ are they becoming the Jones Soda of Vodka?
"I Am Not A Papercup" ~ Double walled porcelain cup with silicone top. eco-friendly and reusable. dishwasher safe. by Decor Craft Inc.
Can you believe this is the latest Illy cafe ~ as a "Push Button House" that magically transforms from a shipping container?
The "queen of felt's" Tipsy Bag may be the ultimate wine 'purse'.
Sub-Zero Wine ~ fun new campaign with some beautiful playful animated imagery of wine's top 4 enemies
LVMH Hennesy Ellipse ~ beautiful cognac for a mere 3,350 pounds
Solution found! Here's how you're supposed to use the top of the 1800 Silver Select Tequila as a Shot Glass! (video!)...
Gorgeous! Moët Rosé Indulgence Coffret ~ holds your Moët Rosé in a glossy black box that is under lock and key!
How gorgeous does this Café De Paris Cocktail from the Underhill Lounge in Bernal Heights, CA look?
Blackberry Juleps - Thinking Of Drinking has tweaked the recipe to present version 2.0!
Lupec Boston discusses which drinks should be shaken and which should be stirred
Jeffrey Morgenthaler shows us how to make Sangrita!
Absinthe GUMMI BEARS? "Feast your eyes on the Absinthe Gummi Bear, the final word in alcoholic confectionery bears." from the Tailor Crew in NY