How to make a Gordon's Cup
A summer classic: the Singapore Sling.
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!
level vodka has 54 beautifully shot cocktails
Baroque Skewers - a le sanctuaire exclusive - the most elegant of skewers for that final touch in your molecular mixology concoctions
Care to have a drink in this mirrored bar? ... part of the House of Bols, designed by Amsterdam creative agency ... staat
Plum and Ginger Soda
Wine Skin ~ bubble wrap specially shaped to keep your bottle of wine protected...
Roberto Cavalli designs 3 Coca Cola Light bottles for the Italian market.
The fascinating Fruit Daiquiris by Scomorokh - more tastes! more color! more fun!
Not sure about the branding ~ but this new Snow Queen Vodka from Kazakhstan is apparently picking up quite a few taste awards...
Entertaining the Green Fairy with an Absinthe Frappé.
An ultra-simple and delicious recipe for homemade, booze-soaked maraschino cherries. (The perfect garnish for Manhattans, Rob Roys, and Aviation cocktails!)
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
Anyone making molecular mixology caviars clearly need this... 96 droplets at once, all nice and uniform... Plastic Pipette 96 wells w/ 60 ml syringe
Peter Thwaites conducts a symphony of light on the Prague skyline for Guinness... its a 40 story Guinness!
Champagne lava lamp with brandy and creme de cassis bubbles!
Love the swirl of a garnish on A Dash of Bitter's Sloppy Joe's Mojito
Drink of the Week: Our favorite Charlotte Voisey creation from Tales of the Cocktail, the Cucumber and Lavender Sour
Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Vieux Carré recipe for Mixology Monday
Culinate makes a house margarita with agave and a splash of orange
Faceted Hermetic Glass Bottles in 9oz and 17oz ~ perfect for those bottles of limoncello to share with friends.
A web of refreshment: the White Spider cocktail. An old favorite of Algonquin Hotel fashionistas is now a fave of mine!
The Mexichelada Mary
Finally ~ Absolut Los Angeles - it's an Acai, Acerola, Pomegranate, and Blueberry mix of flavors to represent our city...
Martini Minis ~ i had no idea these existed until i was researching more on Martini & Rossi! How adorable is the packaging?
Come y bebe is a refreshing Ecuadorian fruit salad drink made with orange juice, papaya, pineapple, and banana.
I didn't have a chance to highlight it in the last post ~ how nice is the garnish on this Velvet Edie, Martini & Rossi Warhol recipe? Shows off the lemon, raspberry, mint combo nicely,
Martini & Rossi bring back their 50's/60's ads by Warhol ~ and launch a playful set of Martini Factory Drinks!
115-year old bottle of Veuve Clicquot from 1893 is found locked away in a sideboard in the Torosay Castle, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
Champagne Cooler- The perfect and refreshing summertime cocktail
Love these old school seltzer bottles
Mojito Snow Cones! at the Fairmont Miramar hotel in Santa Monica...
Mixology Monday: New Orleans means a Brandy Milk Punch for breakfast!
Martini Popsicles ~ at Bar Nineteen12 at the Beverly Hills Hotel
Vodka & Co. Quite the drinks site from france!
Vegan matcha latte with almond milk
My final roundup of the madcap whirlwind that is Tales of the Cocktail... at least until next year!
Raspberry-Thyme Smash. Fresh raspberries lend an amazing technicolor punch to this thyme-scented gin drink.