Seasonal, local ingredients being put to good use.
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 Cable Car -- a clever Sidecar variation with a local San Francisco story.
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!
Nemiroff Honey Pepper Manhattan - This cocktail has unique combination of burning pepper and sweet honey taste.
A Manhattan without bitters is just bourbon and vermouth with a cherry on top.
New York Times examines whether specialty ice is the next bottled water trend... how do you like yours?
'botanical martini' glass by benjamin hubert studio has received the runner up prize in the UK
bombay sapphire designer glass competition. check out how they're made too!
Hush Lounge ~ new speakeasy in hollywood? Maybe we should arrange a feast of 10 in the back library :)
A timeless cocktail that adapts well in translation: mixing up a tequila Old Fashioned.
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!
Culinary cocktails with the spicy/cool flavors of India (recipes included!)
Imagine all the possibilities of a Simple Basil Syrup - Basil Martinis anyone?
Animal Shot Glasses by Goody Grams - for all you peeps out there with shot glass collections, here are some cool ones to add to the mix. They come in sets of two animals each: bear, bull, deer, moose or rhinoceros.
The Mango Quarter by Mark Sexauer
"Alcatraz" is a prison-themed restaurant in Tokyo, Japan. The patrons are escorted to their "cells" before they are served cocktails named "Lethal Injection". Weird.
Absinthe is making a comeback in a big way ~ see what slashfood's rounded up
This amazing blue drink has very interesting character...
cocktailnerd features a wonderful cocktail and stirs the proverbial swizzle stick to boot
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
Infuse your own vodka: this one with chili peppers for heat-filled cocktails inspired by the Olympic Games.
Frothy Ginger Infused Limeade
A mobile bar from architect and furniture designer Isay Weinfeld.
For those who wondered what a Negroni is...
Citrus Punch - a non-alcoholic concoction for those hot Summer nights
Incredible packaging on what i can only imagine to be delicious scotches... Douglas Laing's Single Cask Malts and Premium Blended Scotch Whiskies.