Tag Archives: Guinness World Record

• Is this 98-year-old the world’s oldest bartender?

Is this 98-year-old the world’s oldest bartender?

A 98-year-old bartender working in Bridgeport, Connecticut, may be the world’s oldest and longest-serving bartender. Angie MacLean began bartending at the age of 17 to supplement her income earned working at General Electric. Born in 1915, MacLean is still working full-time as a bartender at Panama Joe’s Café in Bridgeport, pouring drinks for eight hours […]

• WOW! New world record for most cocktails made in one minute

WOW! New world record for most cocktails made in one minute

Bartender Sheldon Wiley, who works at Riff Raff’s nightclub on Park Ave. South, served 18 drinks within a minute on “Good Morning America,” setting the new world record for the Most cocktails made in one minute, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/. Guinness World Records recognized the world record for the most cocktails made […]

• Mixologist Makes World’s Most Expensive Cocktail — Price: $8,850

Mixologist Makes World’s Most Expensive Cocktail — Price: $8,850

We’ve had no shortage of expensive cocktails in the past, but the newest, record-breaking cocktail will make you drool. Behold the Salvatore’s Legacy cocktail, a £5,500 ($8,850) drink that is making mixology enthusiasts across the globe absinthe-green with envy. What’s in the drink? The Spirits Business reports that it’s a mix of 1788 Clos de Griffier […]

• Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Top 10 Spirits to Sneak Into a Football Game in Your Flask

Let’s face it, the criteria for spirits changes considerably when you pour it into a flask and take it to a football game.  A flask full of Green Chartreuse would be awesome but it would be extremely painful if it got confiscated, and not everyone loves sipping extremely intense high proof liqueurs. What you drink […]

• 223 yr old half-bottle of rare Cognac sells for over $30,000

223 yr old half-bottle of rare Cognac sells for over $30,000

An extremely rare half bottle of 1789 A.C. Meukow & Co Cognac has been sold for £19,000 ($30,350). The anonymous collector bought the bottle last week from The Old Liquors Collection owned by Dutch Cognac enthusiast Bay van der Bunt. Along with the 1789 Cognac, the collector also snapped up a 182-year-old Remy Martin Cognac […]

• Ok, last time. Recipe for WINNING. A Charlie Sheen Cocktail

Ok, last time. Recipe for WINNING. A Charlie Sheen Cocktail

“Seemingly overnight, Charlie Sheen has become an ubiquitous pop culture reference: how many mentions of “WINNING,” “tiger blood” and “goddesses” have you heard today? Remarkably, Sheen set a Guinness World Record for Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers (just over 25 hours) after joining Twitter. Meanwhile, YouTube parodies and pages like Live the Sheen […]

• What an accomplishment. Canadian winemakers set Guinness record

What an accomplishment. Canadian winemakers set Guinness record

Canada has set the record for the world’s largest (filled) wine flute. On Jan. 14 at 4 p.m., a group of winemakers and winery owners in Niagara, Ontario — all part of the Wine Council of Ontario — filled a massive flute with icewine at the Fallsview Casino Resort, while an official adjudicator from the […]

• Guinness World Records confirms Lebanon claims world's largest glass of wine

Guinness World Records confirms Lebanon claims world's largest glass of wine

Seeking to brush off its political troubles and burnish its reputation for good living, Lebanon claimed a record for the world’s biggest glass of wine. Organizers of a wine festival in Beirut poured around one hundred bottles of Lebanese wine into the giant glass, 2.4 meters high and 1.65 meters wide. “The previous record was […]