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.
TRU:BLood is the first "synthetic blood nourishment beverage"and part of a big campaign for HBO's new series, True Blood.
Underhill Lounge's Beer of the Week is Pliny the Elder - from California's Russian River Brewery
The Paloma ~ a new use for your grapefruit soda and tequila!
Urban Outfitters has a Beer Belt... how you keep them chilled is beyond me...
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