the Absolut Drinkspiration iPhone app. creative and visual beauty with great utility.
Delicious Pear-Sage Margarita, one of eight great herb cocktail recipes. More ingredients and tips from experts like Dale DeGroff, Angus Winchester and Tony Conigliaro here too.
Skip the slushee variety and try the original Daiquiri, the way Hemingway preferred it.
ednbrg starts exploring organic cachaca.
Whiskey Stones. Possibly the sexiest drink accessory ever. The stones are nonporous, and will impart neither flavor nor odor. More gentle than ice.
The Jolly Inebriate creates two twists on strawberry syrup and a cocktail to use 'em in.
Interesting shape to this Samuel Adams Boston Lager Glass
Robert Simonson at Off the Presses tries various Planter's Punch recipes.
What's a 4th of July BBQ without watermelon? Try this watermelon cocktail, with mint and basil. Yum!
Further evidence that brewers are adding more exotic flavors and ingredients to their beers - Barons employs wattleseed and lemon myrtle, but how do they taste?
SpiritMeAway shares the Bustos, a cocktail featuring Glenfiddich 12 single-malt Scotch
Dolores Chiller ~ the new COOLER from Timbuk2 that looks like a messenger bag.
Just in time for the 4th of July weekend, The Kitchn shows us how to stock a basic home bar.
Design Sponge shows us how to make a beautiful Cardamon Rose Cocktail
How to start your own dive bar. Recession-proof!
RumDood discusses rum in Colonial American history and makes a Fish House Punch to celebrate Independence Day.
Alternatives to the Negroni from Jason Wilson in the Washington Post.
Ten good cheap liquors, as recommended by experts.
Cocktail culture explores champagne cocktails as a summer drinking trend.
The Thyme Collins, a thyme-infused variation of the Tom Collins created for a thirsty NYC crowd.
The Appleton Estates Drink Generator asks you a battery of chatty questions to concoct just the right drink for your mood.
Cardamom G&T makes for a refreshing summer drink with Citadelle gin over at A Mountain of Crushed ice.
What to do with Farigoule thyme liqueur? Mix it with Sapphire gin, lemon juice, and maraschino for a tasty variation on the Last Word.
Design Sponge has a gorgeous roundup of Bar Carts!
Can't wait three months for a liqueur to peak? Try biwa-shu, a Japanese liqueur, made with loquats.
Gin, Cassis, and French Vermouth make for a colorful "Parisian" cocktail.
poolside pineapple drink to beat the heat on these hot summer days
Jasper's Rum Punch, and a look at the new deluxe edition of Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails.
Pure classic - Daiquiri Cocktail for hot summer evening. The secret of ideal drink is *not so* simple syrup :)
Even better in person ~ the Credit Card Bottle Opener ~ perfect corporate gift once engraved? Now if only i could just transfer my cc mag strip to it!
The Kitchn takes a photographic tour of NYC's Russian vodka bar, Pravda, and samples the Gogol.
The Madras is like a grown up technicolor snow cone that calls for apricot liqueur, green Chartreuse, Bénédictine, crème de cassis, crème de cacao, anisette, and dark Curaçao to be topped off with Cognac.
With lavender plants coming into bloom, it's time to make lavender simple syrup! And the Southend cocktail puts it to good use...
Try a twist on a classic Pisco Sour using fresh farmers market ingredients.
Darcy at Art of Drink looks at some old world thirst quenchers, Oxymel and Switchel, and creates a new one called Oxymelon.
Bartenders, mixologists, and cocktail writers from around the globe met to develop original Martin Miller's gin cocktails.
The Waring Pro is the best blender on the market ... and the thing is more than 70 years old! Valet explores the history of classic kitchen gadget.
Lemon barley water, made with Japanese Mugi-cha (barley tea)... This recipe is G-rated, but it's great with a splash of Oronoco rum!
You can do many things with Ting..one is a Grilled Pineapple Delight.
Happy Hour features cocktails made with Sloe Gin, because sometimes you gotta take it sloe.
Does the world need another vodka? Can a vodka actually have taste? Odd, really, how very few vodka companies ponder these questions.
The Pegu Blog brings you The Vanilla Bean Old Fashioned.
Fernet Old Fashioned
The Perfect G&T
"A Yet Unnamed Cocktail"...Combination of Gin, Vermouth, with hints of Ginger Liqueur and Applejack"
the Bronx Cocktail, yet another reason to love the classics!