Chefectomy's take on White Peach and
Rainier Cherry Sangria ~ a perfect summer party solution
Molecular Mixology continues to pick up steam ~ here is the Domestic Goddess in Training's Gin & Tonic Jelly
Sazerac Gummy Bear!!! Drink Dogma catches us up on TotC day two ~ i'm jealous of the stories of the Molecular Mixology Seminar with Jamie Boudreau and Eben Freeman!
For those of us who couldn't make it to Tales of the Cocktail ~ i've been living vicariously through Married with Dinners Flickr stream ~
prickly pear bellini and a basil grape cocktail that suffered from clogged-straw syndrome
Shelter Point Distillery - a new boutique distillery, "endeavoring to produce a single malt whisky and other specialty products that capture the spirit of Vancouver Island."
Akavit, Denmark ~ Forbes Traveler has a slideshow of 10 Signature Drinks and the countries they come from.
Snow Grouse: The makers of The Famous Grouse have unveiled the first Scotch whisky specially created to be served chilled straight from the freezer
A take-off on the classic Negroni with pastis instead of campari. Pool or pond.
Tiki Bar TV educates us on The Italian Lover cocktail.
Brazil's national spirit, cachaca, is taking North America by storm
Kissing an ice sculpture of Richard Nouveau of Pocket Change to get your shot from the ice luge going through his head... made by the most expensive ice sculptor in NY - Okamoto Studios
G'Vine, gin de France, a contemporary gin starring the subtle and rare green grape flower.
In Sept 2008 ~ Rémy Martin introduces its Grande Champagne 1989, the first single-vintage released in the U.S. in more than 40 years
The perfect brunch cocktail....Melon Double Twist
Le Voyage De Delamain ~ beautiful how this packaging and bottle are? The leather accordion semicircle unfold to expose Baccarat crystal decanter holding their most exquisite cognac.
Liquor Tag Bracelet ~ Bourbon on one side, Rye on the other. Hang it around a classic bottle, or around your wrist ~ by Erica Weiner.
Square One Vodka ~ now in Cucumber! (Another for the organic vodka list)
Master Mixologist, Francesco Lafranconi, woos us with his Exotic Kisser made from Rose Nectar.
Rum Punch...a taste of Jamaica makes any day feel like vacation.
One of the best wines I've tasted here in Austria. Each bottle has it's own serial number engraved into the polished aluminium label.
Brunch is a time honored tradition and a must for summer weekends. These cocktails made with X-rated Fusion Liqueur ad a new twist to your old lox and bagel.
Flavorpill has a Signature Cocktail for this Summer 2008 ~ here's the Flavorpill Orange Fresh ~ and on the page is also a fun history of absinthe! And a few other absinthe recipes...
The flame of the night!
Gimballed champagne holder - by dutch company, Bottler BV ~ for the yacht owner that has everything?
A giant Double Bastard on the patio.
Beautiful, the way that A Dash Of Bitters has garnished their Raspberry Thyme Smash!
Blast Bar ~ a portable bar that folds down to 5" thick... weighs 75 pounds, aluminum frame, water/weatherproof
Calf and Half ~ A fun addition to any table, especially those who are fans of double walled glass! Design: Liz Goulet Dubois, Fred studio
That is a photograph of a Vodka Tonic under the microscope - See many other popular drinks as well at Molecular Expressions: The Cocktail Collection
Peachy Sunrise Smoothie with Peach Schnapps and Framboise. A delicious start to a weekend morning.
Playful new ice cubs from Fred ~ Gin & Titonic
Move over, Shirley Temple. "Soft" cocktails are growing up!
Daily Candy Chicago has Violet Hour's mixologist/magician Toby Maloney scheme up a DailyCandy summer drink ~ check out the recipe!
The Louisiana House of Representatives made a historic decision Monday: In a 62-33 vote, legislators proclaimed the Sazerac — New Orleans' official cocktail.
Don Julio Kaffir Margarita with Sea Salt Snow
Wild Blue: blueberry lager from Anheuser-Busch... in Brewberry Brownies!
Sure, you can call this Audrey Saunders creation a modern classic. Or you can call it a Champagne mojito. Either way, it's delicious.
Vaffancola is a new drink on the Italian market that's cracking everyone up. The name is a wordplay on a vulgar Italian expression that means "f*** you"
Underhill Lounge shows us how to make a Claridge Cocktail from the Savoy Cocktail Book
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)