Booze News

First you drink your scotch, then you make a bicycle!

First you drink your scotch, then you make a bicycle!

The beautifully grained bike is constructed from about 15 staves taken from second-fill Glenmorangie whiskey casks. The Glenmorangie Original by Renovo bicycle, a collaboration between the famous Scotch whisky producer and Oregon-based wooden bicycle manufacturer Renovo, the unique new bikes can be yours for $7000. They are the first in the world to feature a frame constructed […]

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Beer News

Want to give your beer better head? There’s a thingamajig for that.

Another item you didn’t know you needed. No, it’s not a dildo. If you’re a devoted beer lover, then this thingamajig is for you. It’s a portable handheld device called, UltraBeer, that you stick into your glass of beer for a couple of seconds in order to create micro bubbles – “repeat as often as desired or […]

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Wine News

Can’t bear to lose one drop of wine?

Can’t bear to lose one drop of wine?

Lick the wine bottle to catch every drip of your vintage Burgundy? Lick no more. Some clever inventor, biophysicist Daniel Perlman, designed a wine bottle with just a little nick in the rim. That’s IT. And voila! No drips. Let’s hope some innovative bottle maker decides to manufacture this much needed wine bottle. Hurry Hurry!

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Spirits News

Get ready to Par-tay! “Magic Mike” launches another much-needed vodka!

Get ready to Par-tay! “Magic Mike” launches another much-needed vodka!

Channing Tatum now has his own potato vodka called Born & Bred distilled by Grand Teton Distillery in Idaho. What’s it made with? “It’s a smooth 80-proof drink that’s made from glacial water, Idaho potatoes, and Tatum’s sweat.” I’ll take a case. “CROSS MY HEART AND HOPE FOR MISCHIEF”~ slogan on Born and Bred bottle

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Industry News

Celeb Booze News: Sammy Hagar & Adam Levine Launch Tequila & Mezcal Blend

Celeb Booze News: Sammy Hagar & Adam Levine Launch Tequila & Mezcal Blend

Hoping they make beautiful music together, rockers Sammy Hagar, of Cabo Wabo Tequila fame, and Adam Levine of Maroon 5, blended tequila and mezcal to concoct a new brand new agave spirit, Santo Puro Mezquila. It should be available everywhere just about now! Give it a shot!      

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Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, […]

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Events

2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles Coming Up in March!

2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles Coming Up in March!

2017 ¡Latin Food Fest! Los Angeles America’s largest annual Hispanic culinary celebration, ¡Latin Food Fest!, takes place March 24-25, adjacent the Santa Monica Pier (1550 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90401). The 2017 action-packed line-up features tastings, a celeb chef dinner, parties and workshops. The signature event, Gran Tasting, is an all-inclusive tasting festival. Guests pay […]

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