The Griffin ~ on more options of off-strip vegas with gorgeous neon signage (yes there's one in los feliz too, but this one has the cooler neon!)
Sapporo Chocolate Brewery
Simple blended mixed grapes make the most refreshing, naturally sweet pure grape juice.
Red Hot ...and a series of cocktails with brioche-infused bourbon
The Washington Post writes about the lesser known aromatized wine Dubonnet and discusses its origins in fighting malaria in the past and its uses for cocktails today.
Dr. Bamboo invites you to enjoy an Iberian Dawn...and attend Thursday Drink Night!
To pour a proper Black & Tan, all you need are a (dark) stout or porter, a (lighter colored) lager or ale, a clear glass and a funky bent spoon.
a cool Golden Globe drink ~ the Golden Bellini!
Kaiser Penguin has posted his liquor cabinet and is wondering what he is missing...
Arare Cream - Made with caramelized rice infused simple syrup, shochu and cream.
Nora Maynard at The Kitchn learns to love her mismatched bar glasses and gives tips for putting together improvised "sets"
SpiritMeAway explores the idea of amethysts as hangover prevention
Two at the Most blends Pineau des Charentes with gin, adds and olive, and becomes obsessed with the Charente Cocktail.
Martini Madness - Sonoma bartenders go wild - Sponsors - Gin 209 and Sky Vodka
The Bon Vivant's Companion shares a fun find -- Absinthe Lollipops
Income Tax Cocktail, aka Bronx with Bitters.
As promised, here's a close up look at the 8 exclusive artist designed Frankie's Tiki Room mugs as well as the adorable Tiki Stirrers, and the menu!
Frankie's Tiki Room in Las Vegas ~ an incredible tiki bar with lots of lore and history behind it ~ and filled with gorgeous tiki artworks, sculptures, and exclusive tiki mugs!
Counting down 2008's ten most popular posts at Sloshed! Pictured: no. ten, the Tiki Puka Puka.
pomegranate-cranberry bellinis, punchbowl-style.
Slashfood makes the Hemingway Daiquiri with a Tiny Twist...
Art of Drink makes a beautiful "Sparkling Pomegranate Snowflake"
The Wall Street Journal showcases Fernet Branca as a digestive and a cocktail ingredient; they feature one named after Francesco Fanciulli, a musician with a colorful history.
Small, flat, and without any moving parts, PFFFIT is a tough little summer tool. I wish it was summer... Check out those cool Coasters/Bottle openers
OVOPUR Beautiful and Eco-friendly water filter made in Montreal and now available online...You can also remove the top and use it for beer or wine...
Off the Presses' Robert Simonson sample's Scapa's new 16-year-old single malt and discovers he may have to move to the Orkney Islands.
Portland, ME, bartender John Myers discusses recipes and the history behind the names of Scotch cocktails like the Rob Roy and the Beadleston.
A coquito is a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink that tastes like a cross between egg nog and a pina colada. Which means it tastes awesome.
Seattle author Paul Clarke discusses his prediliction for pre-Prohibition drinks from the cocktail's golden age.
Erlenmeyer Flask Mugs!
In love with the new Sophia Stemware from CB2 ~ their champagne flute is very similar to the Veuve Clicquot flutes, and the wine glasses are so pretty too!
Fellini - a tribute to Fellini - ESTATE-infused Limoncello, blood orange puree, Prosecco - YUM!
Happy New Year Party with modern coctail - Apple Martini and its variation - Sour Green Apple Martini and festive Red Caramel Apple Martini.
NYTimes writer Eric Konigsberg takes on the much overhyped Absinthe trend ~ and his comparisons to pop cultural fads are hilarious...
The Czech design firm ruckl has released a set of glassware with measurements and specs etched in at the factory.
Kitchen Scraps presents this champagne cake ~ Genoise, Champagne Syrup, Chantilly ~ and a Kir Royale recipe
Rock-et Roll ~ by zo_loft! A foam rocket that attaches to your champagne cork with a streamer with your message attached!
Two at the Most celebrates the arrivial of 2009 with the Étourneau, a mix of gin, yellow chartreuse, calvados, and of course topped with sparkling wine!
Meade has out done himself with this cocktail using Crop Tomato Vodka and the ever so difficult peppermint leaf.
Elixir G: It makes common drinks exceptional. I just tried the ginger beer last night, it was really yummy and different. Ginger Elixir + light beer = ginger beer!
The wonderful ladies of LUPEC-Boston share their personal ways to deal with the inevitable hangovers stemming from celebrating too much.
Brandy Alexander: one part cocktail, one part dessert.
Refined Vices reviews a fantastic new premium rum from the Dominican Republic.
Absinthe Cranberry Frappe
Andrea's Recipes' Sparkling Apple Cocktail ~ especially shot on that wallpaper, looks gorgeous! And delicious!
The Noble Pig shares a NYE drink tradition ~ quickly eating 12 grapes at midnight, each sweet one = a good month, sour = less than lucky!