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Tag Archives: Buddhism

• Paper-Flavored Cocktail Wins Most Imaginative. Tastes Like Money?!

Paper-Flavored Cocktail Wins Most Imaginative. Tastes Like Money?!

If you enjoy the smell of a good book, then you’re going to love this one. A French bartender created a drink for Bombay Sapphire’s most imaginative cocktail contest that smells and tastes like something you’d normally never associate with a beverage: paper. Yes, paper. The gin company brought a group of 14 top bartenders […]

• Booze and Buddhism Offered Up in Tokyo Vowz Bar

Booze and Buddhism Offered Up in Tokyo Vowz Bar

Japanese Buddhist monk Yoshinobu Fujioka enjoys bringing his congregation together, one cocktail at a time. Fujioka owns the 23-seat “Vowz Bar” in central Tokyo, where Buddhist chants replace karaoke songs and the shaven-headed bartenders serve up sermons and homilies along with the drinks. “People would gather in a Buddhist temple and drink together, we’ve just […]

• Bhutan & Booze: Not just downing but drowning in it

Bhutan & Booze: Not just downing but drowning in it

Liquor sales in Bhutan record an upward spiral with every passing year. Bhutanese across the country, in 2010, probably glugged down alcoholic drinks equivalent to some 667 trucks that carry petroleum into the country. The trucks have a capacity to contain 9,000 litres of petroleum fuel. The figure is reached, considering each of the 27 […]