Tipsy Texan makes a Big Apple Margarita!
Happy Weekend ~ to kick it off, here's a liqurious best of for the week! Libatious inspirations to help you get creative!
Jaime Hayon for Champagne Piper-Heidsieck - an incredible champagne bath/lamp piece that may be my new favorite piece by Jaime yet... wow.
In Vino Veritas by Matali Crasset ~ impressive collection of wine inspired glassware that changes your perspective a bit
Mekhong ~ The Spirit of Thailand
Ana Bolena makes the Blackberry Gin Shrub ~ showing MxMo "Local Flavor" by incorporating Seattle's Himalayan Wild Blackberries!
Luxist gives us a nice history of Pimm's
Crop Harvest Earth Vodka ~ another organic vodka for the list ~ in cucumber, tomato, and Artisanal.
Jacob Grier shows us a "yoopertini" which uses True North spruce and cherry infusions
The Tipsy Texan's Dale/David Project #22 ~ Salt and Pepper Martini (the s&p is only on the rim!)
Curacao Cocktail ~ the Underhill Lounge continues its way through the Savoy Cocktail book
How to make The Herbsaint Cocktail (Legendre/Sazerac Co. house version, circa 1944)
Gorgeous packaging on thie Glenlivet XXV ~ freshly released premium 25 year whisky... and that is a slab of limestone with its name inscribed on it.
The Tipsy Texan makes "After-market" Crushed Peach Tom Collins and a Cantaloupe Pisco Sour... if you haven't figured it out, it's after Farmer's Market!
Ooh Nonjatta tells us more about the Monde Shuzou in Yamanashi possibly having an official single malt bottling at the end of the year!
New York Times examines whether specialty ice is the next bottled water trend... how do you like yours?
Hush Lounge ~ new speakeasy in hollywood? Maybe we should arrange a feast of 10 in the back library :)
Mutineer Magazine launches, and here's a sneak peek at their first issue! (pdf link!)
The Spirit World makes some delicious looking Cherries A La Kincke ~ a mix of brandied and maraschino cherries.
Underhill Lounge continues making its way through the Savoy Cocktail book... here's the Cupid Cocktail!
The Mango Quarter by Mark Sexauer
Absinthe is making a comeback in a big way ~ see what slashfood's rounded up
Grand Marnier Macarons?
Love Trader Tiki's musings on the Mojito ~
The Kitchn shows us how to write a recipe like a pro
Pasha, a ukrainian photographer creates an advert for the Young And Daring advertising festival
Vitamin Water CONCEPT STORE! Genius... fun furniture, a wall of vitamin water and a wall of whiteboards... Little Portland Street
Noble Pig teaches us how to turn those fruits and run into a Fuzzy Melba
Mojo ~ a new canadian "alternative alcoholic beverage" that can be found in Quebec and Alberta... the box shows the 4-pack packaging.
Underhill Lounge makes a Culross Cocktail from the Savoy Cocktail Book
For those who wondered what a Negroni is...
Incredible packaging on what i can only imagine to be delicious scotches... Douglas Laing's Single Cask Malts and Premium Blended Scotch Whiskies.
Underhill Lounge's Beer of the Week is Pliny the Elder - from California's Russian River Brewery
Urban Outfitters has a Beer Belt... how you keep them chilled is beyond me...
Curious how to smoke your liquor?
Jeffrey Morgenthaler's (skeptical turned rave) review on the new Matusalem Rum
A review of the Austrian absinthe Mata Hari ~ love the label and lettering... 120 proof and apparently more herbal and less licorice-y
A Green Bloody Mary ~ found at the Viceroy in Santa Monica. (Absolut Vodka, Green Tomatoes, Cucumber, Tomatillos, Garlic, Cilantro, Parsley, Green Onion, Jalapenos, Salt)
Silicon ice cube tray that makes perfect cubes!
Gorgeous japanese copper graters in turtle and crane designs... Each "tooth" of these graters are carved out and pointed upwards by hand - keeping the taste fresh not crushed!
Baroque Skewers - a le sanctuaire exclusive - the most elegant of skewers for that final touch in your molecular mixology concoctions
Wine Skin ~ bubble wrap specially shaped to keep your bottle of wine protected...
Not sure about the branding ~ but this new Snow Queen Vodka from Kazakhstan is apparently picking up quite a few taste awards...
Can i actually justify the $5,750 price tag of the Gastrovac ~ just so i can make martini infused cucumbers? (and more!)
Tiki Drinks and Indigo Firmaments makes a Suissesse
Art of Drink makes a Vieux Carré