ClingyThingy labels: Never lose track of your drink at a party again -- and without those stupid wine glass dingles. [via Imbibe Magazine's blog]
Bellinis made with fresh summer peaches bring back memories of Harry's Bar in Venice...
For those who don't need the corkscrew... check out fred's other bottle opener - Luckey
The ingredients in this shot lead to a burst of flavor you wouldn't expect...
Surubaotini: the best raspberry martini in the universe
Who doesn't need a bottle-biner? Even if not outdoors, a corkscrew and bottle opener like this is bound to come in useful.
Shaken, not stirred! The Caffe Shakerato is a great way to cool off on a hot summer day...and it's elegant too!
Nothing beats a cold Belgian Beer!
Tiny Bubbles, Tiny Bottles - Fine wine and champagne makers are thinking small, with savvy, single-serving packaging.
Chilly con Campari. In love with this innovative aperitif : Campari granita with grapefruit juice and lime. Eat it with a spoon or add a taste of it to a glass of prosecco.
Now you can get drunk on water....I mean...Smirnoff's new "malt beverage" - I didn't know beer was clear!!!
The rosy blush of a traditional Bellini comes from white-peach puree topped with a dose of prosecco, the sweet Italian bubbly.
Did you hear? Clif Bar has a winery!
Sunday discovery - Illy Cafe Liqueur... if you love good expresso... and liqueur - you must try this. Mmmmmm
Wine and a movie? Apocalypse Now Redux DVD in a Bottle - from org #5482 [Editor's Note: their site sucks - go to shop - wines - large format - and then see detail on the DVD ones]
Have a sip of summer - Basil Lemon Infused Vodka Gimlets.
For those people who enjoy a sweet drink
I'm not so good with my red wine years... perhaps this Hermes portable leather Red Wine Rater (1-20 scale) will help.
A Gran Reserva, a Great Night!
Wine snobs, move over. The newest kid on the shelf comes in a box!
Homemade Swedish Punsch using the elusive ingredient Batavia-Arrack.
Drink of the Week: "Sweeney's Cocktail" probably wasn't named for the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, but it's devilishly tasty nonetheless.
Oooh! Design's Wrinkle Bottle really helps this whisky show off its age.
Glasses at a bourbon tasting
Would any serious spirits snob deign to make a drink called "The Strega-nator"? Doubtful. But desperate times call for desperate measures.
(And, surprise: It's actually very, very good.)
Pandan tea for an English afternoon
Make your own bitters at home!
Milk with mint and pinch of coffee poured in a glass with honey and sugar coated rim.
Tap Water Remixed
Coke buys Glaceau (makers of Vitamin Water, Smart Water, etc) ~ 4.1 Billion
I think i'm sold on going green... when it comes to vodka! and its made from glacial water and it's the first vodka distilled and bottled in Iceland (land of puffins, volcanoes and a female president) - review with pics and vids!
Cucumber juice in its own cup!
Refreshing & Soothing
Sparkling jellies are great for using up leftover sparkling wine. Serve them as a refreshing cocktail, palate cleanser or dessert.
Decadent and elegant: a Syllabub will never go out of fashion!!!
Mas tequila! Cameron goes in search of the perfect recipe for Sangrita, a tomato-y, juicy, spicy chaser for his beloved mezcal.
The Official Cocktail of Summer '07
Don't be fooled by its demure demeanor -- these cocktails pack a potent peppery punch thanks to Hangar One Chipotle Vodka. Can you handle it?
Cool, sweet and tart summer cocktail - Passion Fruit Caipiroska.
The Alembic Bar ~ where else would you go for Good Friends & Great Enemies... not to mention great drinks & gourmet delights as well?
Michelada -- this summer's "it" drink.
Making huge batches of Elderflower Cordial are a recurring June endeavor at my place. You've never tasted flowers like this.
My mind is drowning in the mind boggling amount of fine waters on this site.... it is unbelievable
Crumpler's annual Beer for Bags promo is about to start. If you're in Manhattan between June 9 - 17, head to one of the Crumpler stores, bring some beer, and barter for a new bag.
Looking for a tasty alternative to your normal summer beverages? Look no further.
Mark the 40th anniversary of Dorothy Parker's death with a Classic Martini. Once you try it the old way, the modern rendition will seem flat and unappealing.
A summer of Prosecco cocktails [LA Times]