Food Mayhem makes some Basil-Lime Sorbet, which is perfect to add a scoop of to vodka, gin, etc for a refreshing cocktail.
To finish up some of my molecular mixology research today, here's a 2006 NYTimes article "Two Parts Vodka, a Twist of Science" ~ he is using a laser to tease smoke out of a vanilla bean
Molecular Gastronomy blog, Khymos, shares recipes for Blueberry martini jelly shots, B-52 jelly shots, Prosecco gelée, and Gin and Tonic gelée ~ from the 2007 LA Times slideshow
From a 2006 Wired article, here are recipes for Mary's Fruit (yes, that's a cherry tomato), Dehydrated Rum & Coke, Caramelaserized Wine, and Jellied Gin & Tonic
Jamie Boudreau's Bohemian Cocktail ~ requires homemade Bacon-Infused Bourbon
Science News has a piece on Molecular Gastronomy ~ here is spoonful of mojito and white wine deconstructed (it is a winelike gelée)
Is it any surprise that Jamie Boudreau is moderating the Tales of the Cocktail seminar on Molecular mixology? This is his Martini Sorbet with Olive Caviar!
Bols of Amsterdam has a great history of Molecular Mixology, video series, and a molecular mixology event.
Wow, now i need some cotton candy: "pour sidecar over orange candy floss, melting instantly
take a bow when applause occurs" is the ending of Jamie Boudreau's Brandy new Fashioned!
"The Mojito Of The Future" From Bacardi & Eben Freeman ~ found this video on youtube of the whole process ~ i can't even explain in a caption how cool this one is...
Jamie Boudreau (my new molecular mixology god) has an awesome LEIGH’S LAVA LAMP recipe uses St. Germain elderflower liqueur with violette caviar!
Absolute Drinks has an article, "Hi Mixology, Hello Molecular!" ~ while they lack images, they do tell you how to make The Martini Molecular and the Carbonated Mojito ~ both are spherified.
Earth With Dark And Stormy Dust - Created by Eben Klemm, Director of Cocktail Development, B.R. Guest Restaurants.
Jamie Boudreau's (aka Spirits and Cocktails) VESSEL 75 ~ it's topped with maple syrup foam!
Citrus With Campari Rose Foam - Created by Eben Klemm, Director of Cocktail Development, B.R. Guest Restaurants.
The pic is of Moët & Chandon's line of Champagne drinks with foams that add fruity flavor to bubbly. The link is to a Time article that mentions a few more drinks.
Belvedere Pomaranzca Sour With Earl Grey Foam Garnish - Created by Claire Smith, Global Brand Ambassador, Belvedere Vodka.
Rosewater Rickey Created by Jamie Boudreau (Spirits and Cocktails), Bar Manager, Vessel. Molecular Mixology aspect: Angostura mist!
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...