Tag Archives: Coca-Cola

• Got A Sodastream? Make Fizzy Vodka Cocktails

Got A Sodastream? Make Fizzy Vodka Cocktails

… With Sodastream’s help, I’m bringing you a range of vodka cocktail recipes for mums to relax with after ‘the bedtime hour’. Most people automatically think of mixing spirits with cola or lemonades, however Sodastream have a wonderful selection of fruit flavours and syrups, most of which use Stevia (a natural plant extract) as the […]

• Why doesn’t alcohol have nutrition labels?

Why doesn’t alcohol have nutrition labels?

How much fiber is in your shot of Jim Beam? What vitamins are in your gin? If those questions sound odd, get ready: The same nutritional information you see on Gatorade may soon be coming to raspberry vodka. It turns out the government has different regulatory bodies for food and spirits, but a recently proposed […]

• This happened: Student’s booze binge caused throat to explode

This happened: Student’s booze binge caused throat to explode

A student drank so much vodka she tore her windpipe vomiting and had to spend six days in hospital. Megan Thomason, 21, was violently ill for 24 hours after downing triple shots costing just £2.89 each during a night on the town. She was admitted to hospital where she was diagnosed with surgical emphysema, which […]

• The Best Hangover Cure: Guess Where You’ll Find It

The Best Hangover Cure: Guess Where You’ll Find It

You can find it in the children’s medicine section of your local drugstore. Like most people in their 30s, I’ve felt my hangovers getting incrementally worse with each passing year. Whereas once I could imbibe freely without serious repercussions, now a few beers over the course of an evening are enough to result in a […]

• National Rum Day August 16. Get Ready with these cocktails!

National Rum Day August 16. Get Ready with these cocktails!

August 16 is National Rum Day. In celebration of the day, here are a few recipes from Anchor Distilling, featuring a few of their craft rums from around the world. Enjoy! Cuba Liberation 1.5 oz fresh lime juice 2 oz Pink Pigeon Rum .25 oz simple syrup Mexican Coca-Cola .25 oz Luxardo Fernet “float” Add […]

• Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

The new science of ideology extends to consumer choices, showing how unconscious our political viewpoints are. It was probably inevitable, but it’s striking nonetheless. In a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, Vishal Singh of New York University’s Stern School of Business and his colleagues apply an ever-growing body of research on the psychological […]

Ice Ice Baby? Not your Sipping Stones

Ice Ice Baby? Not your Sipping Stones

Reporting: D.R. Stewart I once had a gal-pal who worked for Pepsi. She said the trick with a soda, is to make sure “it will stand up to ice.” Ice does battle with all liquids, it brings them frost we desire, but it leaves them with the dilution we dodge. Sipping Stones solves this epic […]

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• Did you know Coca-Cola & Pepsi contain alcohol?

Did you know Coca-Cola & Pepsi contain alcohol?

Good news, amateur mixologists: Coke already contains alcohol! Bad news: You’ll need to consume thousands of cans to get drunk. According to a French study being published in the consumer magazine “60 Millions de Consommateurs,” many colas contain trace amounts of alcohol. About half of all colas, including Coca-Cola, Coke Zero, and Pepsi, have “less […]

• A Disturbing Trend

A Disturbing Trend

A Jack with a Coke Back. A simple request, really. Instead putting that little bit of liquor liquid into your coke, you deter it to a shot glass. And thus, you have your medicinal drink and your spoonful of sugar. Recognized in establishments from top shelf, to under the floorboards. And yet, lately, I’ve ordered […]

• Beam boosts earnings by 10%. Let’s drink to that!

Beam boosts earnings by 10%. Let’s drink to that!

Beam Inc’s fourth quarter earnings rose 10% as the spirits company saw margins improve despite slower than expected sales growth. The company’s adjusted earnings topped Wall Street’s expectations, though Beam forecast current year earnings rising by a high single digit percentage while analysts questioned by Thomson Reuters expected 10% growth. Ahead of the report, some […]

• Beginner drinkers get a crush on sweet red wines. Guess you have to start somewhere.

Beginner drinkers get a crush on sweet red wines. Guess you have to start somewhere.

Adler Fels Winery in Santa Rosa got the call about two years ago. “Can you make us a private label wine that can compete with Llano Estacado?” asked the caller. Llano, a Texas winery, was killing a competitor with a new category that was selling faster in the state than a cattle stampede. The Lubbock […]

• New rum distillery to open in central Puerto Rico

New rum distillery to open in central Puerto Rico

A new rum distillery will open in a former pharmaceutical plant in central Puerto Rico, helping to offset the loss of Captain Morgan rum from the island, economic officials said Wednesday. The Club Caribe LLC distillery is scheduled to open in early 2012 in the mountain town of Cidra and will produce 2 million gallons […]

• Passover Cocktails for a Kosher Holiday

Passover Cocktails for a Kosher Holiday

… fun cocktails to go with the gefilte fish as a change from the same old wine year after year. Distillery No. 209 has unveiled the world’s only kosher-for-Passover gin, aptly named No. 209 Kosher for Passover Gin. They’ve even thrown in some cocktail recipes to get you through the week. The Seder Sour created by […]