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!
Twist on a classic cocktail. Cucumber and rosemary Gin and Tonic
Watermelon Margarita: The taste of ripe watermelon is great sign of summer, and this cocktail is a drink with great summer taste.
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!
Honeydew melon bellini - a refreshing take on the classic bellini cocktail.
Raspberry Lambic Sorbet - dessert for adults only
A drink called "beverage." With shiso.
Cocktails that use considerably more than just a few dashes of bitters.
Quadruple distilled, quadruple filtered, Three Olives English vodka in 16 flavors. The bottles alone are beautiful collectibles.
Add some sparkle to your Fourth of July cocktail! Try a Vodka Colada or Blueberry Citrus Twist.
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.
Glass Drinking Straws - sipping a drink with on of these is eco-friendly and cool! [Editor's Note: i wonder how washing them is?]
Lemon verbena iced tea
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!
Coronado Luau Special - Delicious mixture of lemon, lime, orange and select rums tantalizes with a hint of Grand Marnier work very well on long summer evenings.
Jack Rose Cocktail - A classic’s classic with a word to the wise: you may not want to make this with 100-proof apple brandy.
Stirrings has 3, 6, and 12 month Cocktail Subscriptions! I had no idea you could gift someone drinks of the month to play with!
Blood Orange Margaritas!
Raspberry & Watermelon Sparkling Ice Tea. It’s a sparkling ice tea that is not too tart and not too sweet. My secret ingredient is cinnamon!
Westford Hill Distillers - Best of Show in Packaging Design -- Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.
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...
Blavod - The original black vodka!
The beauty of Macallan 18 year
Just in time for summer, the Kegstand concept does its best to make the most of your next keg party.
Loft Liqueurs ~ organic liqueurs with unusual flavors: Lavender, Lemongrass, Spicy Ginger, and coming this month is Tangerine.
Nutty Irishman ~ contemporary twist on the classic White Russian. A cocktail even the Dude would enjoy.
Rosemount Estate Wines from Australia ~ Specially designed to pour long over ice - a whole new way to drink wine on steamy summer nights.
Cachaca Armazem Viera Esmeralda and Peaches = Peach Cobbler!
Henriot champagne tasting at Adour with Mel Brooks!
How about a delectable sounding Skinny Girls Margarita?
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!
Spicy, sweet, and creamy...the Mango Chai-tini has it all—plus a little kick of caffeine!
Desert Cocktails using Cream Liqueurs.
Morse code never tasted so good! Put a little tiki in your evening with Three Dots and a Dash.
APPLE-TEA LIQUEUR: A wonderful liqueur using dried hibiscus, adapted from Emilio Cocconi - The Perfect Pantry has a guest post from Peter in Brazil
The Beauty Beneath, a drink made with Vergano Americano, a chinato, or Italian aperitivo.
The basic idea of Mai Tai is “Creating a drink that would be the finest drink we could make, using the finest ingredients we could find.” Great words!
Gin Thursday continues with Raspberry Gin Crush...a fruity drink for those of us who don't like fruity drinks.