Tipsy Texan makes a Big Apple Margarita!
Happy Weekend ~ to kick it off, here's a liqurious best of for the week! Libatious inspirations to help you get creative!
151 Swizzle, as served at Forbidden Island
Citrus Sunrise Punch. This recipe makes a tangy, slightly sweet and very refreshing drink with just the right amount of kick.
A great way to mix the health and taste benefits of tea with the sophistication of alcohol, brought to you by the makers of Mighty Leaf tea.
Frozen whiskey sours -- brr-illiant and beautiful.
How to mix cocktails the "Slow Food" way--using fresh, sustainable, fairly-traded (and above all, delicious) ingredients.
This “martini” style cocktail has apple smell and light taste. Sometimes I like to drink this after a nervous day.
A string of obscure Canadian classics originating from coast to coast from SpiritsandCocktails.com
Making nocino and vin de noix -- Infusing unripe green walnuts in alcohol is a popular pastime in Italy and France.
For all those who fancy a drink every now and then
Trader Vic's Aku-Aku
The Most Extraordinary Fresh Limeade
cocktailnerd dances back-to-back with peaches and raspberries in his Do-si-Do cocktail
Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream Champagne Float
Jaime Hayon for Champagne Piper-Heidsieck - an incredible champagne bath/lamp piece that may be my new favorite piece by Jaime yet... wow.
A look at the humble Gin and Tonic
Jim's Special from the Tiki-Ti: what to make when you want an excuse to drink rum and tequila at the same time.
Blackberry Tom Collins - another perfect summer refreshment!
Strawberry Lemonade - Give your lemonade a nice pink blush... to ward off the heat in a fruity way!!!
Encouraging people to organize their own wine tasting parties, 4xProeven (Tastingx4) combines a board game with a four-pack of wine.
Peared is the work of recent Syracuse grad Conor Hagan. Gorgeous bottle form and brand design.
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!)