Chocolate grappa... the Crème de cacao killer? The Jolly Inebriate thinks so.
From D-Day to Flag Day, John Myers plans out some patriotic cocktails to help you celebrate June in all its glory.
Macallan Twitter Tasting ~ one group live tweeting the tasting with scotch/food pairings by Michelin-starred chef Ed Brown of Eighty One in NY ~ and i tried the samples from LA!
Bunny Wall Mounted Bottle Opener ~ i'm mixed between whether it is awesome or creepy.
The Pearl Button highball provides a great way to celebrate International Cachaca Day.
Pampille Glass, for Bombay Sapphire by William f Boujon.
Malt Gasoline cocktail with Bols Genever plus more recipes from Thursday Drink Night.
Ideal concoction for hot summer days is Frozen Cocktails, particularly Frozen Margaritas. Apple, Melon and Watermelon Frozen Margaritas Recipe from ScienceOfDrink Blog.
Wired shows us how to make an Exploding Drink!
Inedit is a beer that thinks it's a wine by the world's top chef, El Bulli’s Ferran Adrià. Cloudy, fruity, creamy and delicate. Best kept in a wine cooler and served in a white wine glass.
Bols TDN was both fun and educational, check out two great cocktails over at A Mountain of Crushed ice and read about Bols Genever.
Recipe for citrus cordial with fresh mint inspired by a still life painting by Weaver Hawkins. The tasty and super cheap mixer.
Video showing you how to open a bottle of wine without an opener
You might not have a ticket to the track, but celebrate this weekend's Belmont Stakes with a Dale Degroff original (via Spiritmeaway)
How Paris Hilton caused prosecco producers to lobby for a brand new DOCG.
Two at the Most goes local with Voyager Gin in a Gin-Gin Mule.
Rock and Rye: cure all?
The brilliant orange and bittersweet Aperol Fizz makes for a civilized start to dinner, Italian-style.
Blueberry Mint Lemonade or a Pitcher of Mojitos
The Bear Creek - a refreshing spiked iced tea drink. Named for the town it was invented in. 3 parts iced tea, 2 parts seltzer water, 1 part vodka, lemon wedge.
bb's Meyer-Lemon Mashup: a drinkable escape from the ordinary!
Bevlog unearths two chestnut beers - Palanfrina is a beer brewed with chestnut flower, dried chestnuts, chestnut honey and chestnut jam.
Green tea cocktail anyone? It's easy peasy with a tea bag, a bottle of shochu, tonic water, and a slice of lime.
Wild Kingdom: Menagerie Bottle Openers ~ adorable!!! Woody animals with etched stainless steel openers ~
Le Nez de Courvoisier sensory installation at Charles de Gaulle airport featuring aromas and muisc that bring the cognac to life.
Do you know the difference between London Dry and Plymouth Gin? Happy Hour explains and provides a couple cocktail recipes.
The classic Margarita recipe, dissected and critiqued.
Savvy Housekeeping shows how to make homemade hard apple cider that refreshes and packs a punch
Oooh Camelback has stainless water (or other stuff?) bottles now!
The Pegu Blog wanders into Old Fashioned Land, examining its history and how to make a basic Old Fashioned.
Martin Cate to Open Tiki Bar in San Francisco
A look at how recipes change over time, and proof of why it doesn't always matter with four versions of the venerable Fog Cutter...
Experiencing the joys of shrub In which the author shares his recipe for black cherry balsamic shrub and some original cocktails which use it.
Robert Simonson of Off the Presses assessed the qualities of Zipang, the new sparkling sake.
The classic and politically incorrect Car Bomb, deconstructed and defused.
Cello-Rita - perfect mix for the beach or the pool!
Who would have thought cocktail snobs could produce so many delicious vodka recipes in one night?
The SLOSHED! primer on setting up a classic cocktail bar at home, from liquor to bitters, books and equipment.
Robert Simonson of Off the Presses whips up a bunch of Southsides and tries to figure why he didn't like the drink before, but does now.
The Final Rhuse - a refreshing Last Word variant using pisco and homemade rhubarb syrup.
The bitter aperitif Punt e Mes proves to be just the thing for the "One Exciting Night Cocktail".
SpiritMeAway has recipes and highlights from NYC's recent gin symposium
Vodka Rosemary Lemonade Fizz
An amazing trick on how to prepare the perfect limes for a Corona
Chinotto is a bitter-sweet Italian soda which is mixed with Gin over at A Mountain of Crushed Ice.
a dirty bloody pomtail