Ever had a Sazerac with Absinthe fog? How about Bourbon-carbonated grapes that taste like a Mint Julep? Highlights of the most fascinating seminar at Tales of the Cocktail, Bax vs. Clift.
Chicago Tribune rounds up herb-inspired summer cocktails around town
A new gin home-made in a ramshackle Brooklyn distillery. Great product design!
The perfect summer cocktail... Off to The Races - Greg Seider of The Summit Bar's take on the classic mint julep
Chopped fresh plums, white wine and brandy infused for 2 weeks in the fridge makes this lovely cordial called a ratafia
Martinis and Opinions: Here's a few more!
The latest Absolut Vodka's limited edition -Absolut Glimmer- is like crystal
a.b. smeby bittering co ~ seasonal bitters made in brooklyn!
Pavé, The Luxury Liqueur is distilled and filtered through 500 carats of real diamonds and comes in a bottle studded with Swarovski crystals.
Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur revolutionizes brand with modernized package
A glimpse of the cocktail craziness from the opening night parties of this year's Tales of the Cocktail.
Glacier ice ball carving in the Mixoloseum House during Tales of the Cocktail 2010..
BEWARE! Loose Goose Juice is here!
An infusion of lemongrass makes a gin martini sparkle with a splash flavor from Siam. I call it the Siam Sapphire.
Piece of Cake ~ has Chocolate Cake Liqueur! (Sadly, their facebook page has more info/pics than their website right now!)
Momofuku for Two's Tokyo Mojito with sake and ramune
Lavender Vodka Tonic
Pimm's and Peaches.
Tokyo Terrace mixes a new take on the Cosmo using fresh red currants
Beautiful fresh Strawberry Mojitos from the White on Rice Couple
Matt Carr's Chilla Champagne Cooler for Umbra's U+ collection
Impressions of the Tales of the Cocktail 2010 spiked with rum and gunpowder over at A Mountain of Crushed ice.
Reynolds and Reyner designed 23 luxury sets for Colier's sparkling wine.
To-Drink List: 4 exciting new spirits sampled at Tales of the Cocktail last week.
Hurom Slow Juicer ~ i'm impressed ~ the combination of screens and maceration create the driest pulp i've seen, and the least frothy juice! Perfect for super fresh cocktails!
House made cranberry liqueur is the star in Bittercube's Wiscosmo, a modern version of the Cosmo with a Midwestern spin.
Hand-crafted Grenadine: add this sweet pomegranate syrup to your sideboard’s lineup of house-made ingredients and begin your cocktail experimentation.
This week’s Liqurious roundup is an interesting mix of bright and summery with dark and cool.
Planning to visit Tales of the Cocktail next year? Here´s some of what you can do in New Orleans.
Chopin Vodka custom-designed bottle chiller by c/c ~ are silicon accessories the new alcohol trend?
Crazy bottle of Budweiser found in NYC by The Worlds Best Ever
The flavor-packed Rabo de Gallo recipe combines the earthiness of cachaça with the herbal bittersweetness of Cynar and Carpano Antica.
The KItchn makes Campari Citrus POPS!
Vermont Spirits ~ Vermont Gold made from pure maple sap! Vermont White from pure milk sugar! And Limited Release Vodka from early run maple sap.
7X7 explores San Francisco's cocktail golden age by picking bars and recipes to represent every era from Barbary Coast to Tiki
Sugarcane rums are so hot right now. SF Gate reports.
Sakaya in New York ... the spot for rare sake, according to the NY Times
Saveur shows us the Guavarita from Bar Americain doesn't skimp on the tequila
New Martini Gold by Dolce & Gabbana. The exclusive mix, the essence: bergamot from Calabria, lemons from Sicily as well as oranges, Spanish saffron, myrrh from Ethiopia, ginger from India, and cubebe pepper from Indonesia.
Homemade Ginger Ale two ways.
Black Sake! Darkened using bamboo charcoal! Dokuro!
'Shtox' glasses have bottoms that allow them to spin on a flat surface.
Monkey Shoulder Whisky ~ fun packaging and branding!
Glowing gin & tonic jellies along with exotic fruits were a great way to start the morning at Tales of the Cocktail's last day
Frankie's Tiki Room has a new Malekula Tiki Mug ~ designed by Jack Churchill ~ Beautiful!
Perfectly simple, each of the 60 Second Cocktails can be crafted in 60 seconds or less.