How to pair cheese and wine.
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!
An ice cream for the bourbon lovers out there: a mint julep gelato! Refreshing and a great way to stay cool during the horse races.
What is better than summertime sweet tea? Firefly's innovative Sweet Tea Vodka. Although it is only currently available in Colorado, Nevada, South Carolina and New York, it is a treat!
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.
Spiced Red Wine Granita - arguably the best use for two-buck chuck.
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
Despite two ingredients borrowed from the pastry kitchen, Tommy Gun has none of the too-clever oddness of some culinary cocktails.
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!