Tag Archives: Cocktail shaker

• Bartesian: The capsule-style drink machine for your cocktails

Bartesian: The capsule-style drink machine for your cocktails

The Bartesian takes the concept of a capsule drink-maker and applies it to cocktails for a perfect mix, every time. When you’re having a few friends round for drinks, you don’t necessarily want to be taking time away from the party to mix drinks. At the same time, some fancy cocktails would be pretty neat. […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” at Bagatelle for a rather exciting Sunday brunch

“a woman walks into a bar…” at Bagatelle for a rather exciting Sunday brunch

I lead a quiet life. I live in the hills where the most annoying noise is a cricket choir. When I get dressed up, I change my t-shirt and pants to…a t-shirt and pants. When I go out to Sunday brunch, a bunch of bleary-eyed hipsters whose low-level energy can barely make it to pass […]

• “Regular Guy” Al Capone’s Cocktail Shaker for Sale. Get It!

“Regular Guy” Al Capone’s Cocktail Shaker for Sale. Get It!

Infamous gangster Al Capone’s cocktail shaker and a claret jug from the Titanic are among the treasures at an extraordinary auction taking place in London next week. On Wednesday 5 March and Thursday 6 March, 1,000 objects spanning 250 million years are to be sold in London by Sotheby’s The collection belonged to Stanley Seeger […]

• Five Cocktails for Your Sequester-Watching Party

Five Cocktails for Your Sequester-Watching Party

Throwing a sequester shindig this weekend? Of course you are! But if you want to be the host or hostess with the mostest, be sure your guests are able to drown their frustration in our democracy with these tasty drinks. It’ll make for a night you can’t ever remember (not that you would really want […]

• Event: Taste variations of the King of Cocktails at Far Bar

Event: Taste variations of the King of Cocktails at Far Bar

You’re Invited to The Manhattan Project Far Bar and Boozenews.com invite you to a tasting of FOUR variations on the king of cocktails, The Manhattan. Four different types of whiskey, four different vermouths and a variety of bitters will be the rotated to taste a full spectrum of this classic cocktail. The cocktails will be […]

• Seven INSANE Ways To Get Drunk Without Drinking

Seven INSANE Ways To Get Drunk Without Drinking

Some people really enjoy the feeling of being drunk, but hate having to do all that pesky drinking. Maybe they don’t want the calories. Maybe they don’t like the taste. Maybe they’re in a hurry, and the normal metabolic process is a waste of time. Regardless, the lengths to which some will go to get […]

• The 49 Bits of Booze Jargon Every Drinker Needs To Know

The 49 Bits of Booze Jargon Every Drinker Needs To Know

Jargon is technology. Language was created for communication, and sharing a set of slang makes it all the more efficient. A drink order to a bartender needs to be a particularly quick and clear statement. If not, you’re going to look like a novice, and you’re not going to get the drink you want. And […]

• Get Really Drunk Off Gummi Bears

Get Really Drunk Off Gummi Bears

Have you heard the one about the super simple way of packing a high amount of alcohol into gummi bears? I was extremely skeptical, so like any good scientist* I decided to test it myself. The result? Hooboy… It’s Friday afternoon, you’ve made it through the long week, and it’s time for Happy Hour, Gizmodo’s […]

• Ever Had A Cement Mixer? Most Disgusting Cocktail Shooters Ever

Ever Had A Cement Mixer? Most Disgusting Cocktail Shooters Ever

Elementary school lunchrooms across the country are filled with kids creating bizarre mixtures and daring one another to drink them. Everything from chocolate milk to spaghetti sauce ends up in glasses with other ingredients featuring horrific textures and even worse flavors. But with the right combo of double dog dares and cookie bribes, these vile […]

• Meet the 48oz. $80 Martini. Just don’t expect to drink it all yourself

Meet the 48oz. $80 Martini. Just don’t expect to drink it all yourself

A restaurant in Washington D.C. has launched a humongous 48oz cocktail that takes six shakers to fill it and costs a whopping $79.99. Dirty Martini in Dupont Circle launched the ‘Big Dirty’ three weeks ago and they are already selling around 40 of them a week. ‘If you don’t have a friend to share it […]

“a woman walks into a bar…” at the W Hotel Hollywood

“a woman walks into a bar…” at the W Hotel Hollywood

Hotel bars. A whole different kettle of cocktails.  From the Frolic Room dive bar across the street to the outdoor, flaming W lounge bar, from a film crew shooting a movie in front of the W to hapless bar flies milling and smoking around the Frolic Room doorway, the bars couldn’t be on more different […]

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• And Now For Something A Little Different…Grappa Cocktails

And Now For Something A Little Different…Grappa Cocktails

Reinvent these classic cocktails with grappa. Grappa may not be the first alcohol that comes to mind when you’re planning to make martinis. But a young grappa, served chilled, can give exciting new flavours to a classic cocktail. Try it in a recipe where you’d normally use vodka and see what you think. A new […]

• 6 Absinthe Cocktails To Raise Your Spirits

6 Absinthe Cocktails To Raise Your Spirits

We missed National Absinthe Day last week but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with these mind-blowing cocktails. Go here for everything you ever wanted to know about absinthe. Thanks to Lucid Absinthe via Madtini.com, here are 6 Absinthe drinks that will take you to a new level. You can find more on Lucid Absinthe’s […]

• For the home barkeep…essential bar tools for your home bar

For the home barkeep…essential bar tools for your home bar

A drinker’s disclaimer: Unlike fans of basketball or chainsaw juggling, cocktail lovers absolutely can try this at home. Make your own cocktails, that is, not juggle chainsaws. We talked to Joe Keeper of Silver Lake’s renowned bar supply store, the Bar Keeper, about the essential components any aspiring mixologist needs. 1. Shaker — Essential for […]

• NY Reminder: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Coming Up In May

NY Reminder: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Coming Up In May

Part festival, part fête, part conference, part cocktail party – the Manhattan Cocktail Classic is an annual celebration of the myriad points of intersection between cocktails and culture. With over one hundred events spread across five days and five boroughs, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic offers a vast array of unique experiences to enthusiasts and professionals […]