Ice Sticks from Crate & Barrel are here just in time for summer. Not only are they here, but they're on sale. And I've even been so nice as to include some ice cube recipes and tips. I love you too.
Looks like Lucky Drink Co is bringing their green Buddha Bottled Beer to NYC.
The patio beckons! A recipe for the Gin-Gin Cooler, made with homemade ginger beer and rosemary simple syrup, plus a touch of gin. Ahhh, long weekend, here we come...
A well-made Sazerac honors its pedigree. One of the oldest of all cocktails, it's a parade of enchanting flavors that starts with lemon and ends with an herbal snap.
A rose is a rose is a ... wine glass and carafe.
Patriotic cocktails with colorful, flavorful vodkas
Lambrusco. Yes, sparkling red wine. No, not Riunite. Yes, it's good.
Looking for a new way to cool down this summer??
The highs and lows of serving drinks when throwing a party
Chardonnay + bourbon = ???
Red, white and booze: Fourth of July drinks in patriotic colors.
Blackberry-Thyme Margaritas. Perfect for a summer afternoon.
Cruzan Black Strap rum is a bold, sexy troublemaker that dares you to stay out late. Try it in a Caribbean classic, Corn 'n' Oil.
Portable wine bar. You *can* take it with you.
Built NY's latest tool to be.... Wine Ratchet Magnum ~ with a name like that, how could i not crave it?
The art of the naked shot. A little espresso porn to start your day and open your eyes.
Josh Jakus' Wine Pocket is a gorgeous way to carry your wine around ~ great presentation if bringing it to a hostess, etc.
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.