Alcohol

  • Flask: A Speakeasy “Inside” a Vintage Coke Machine

    Flask: A Speakeasy “Inside” a Vintage Coke Machine

    Probably the best part about the old Prohibition days was the thrilling sensation that everyday people got that they were participating in a secret criminal enterprise. That sensation is probably why speakeasies never went completely extinct, even when it became legal to drink alcohol again. A new example of this phenomenon is Flask, a Shanghai […]

  • Somabar: A Robotic Bartender for Home Use

    Somabar: A Robotic Bartender for Home Use

    In almost every vision of a future that doesn’t involve most of humanity dying in an apocalyptic disaster, we’re all being waited on hand and foot by robots. For the most part, The Jetsons hasn’t come true, but Somabar is definitely a step in the right direction. Billed by its makers as a “robotic bartender […]

  • Menu Champagne Sabre: Open Champagne Like Napoleon

    Menu Champagne Sabre: Open Champagne Like Napoleon

    Opening a bottle of champagne the traditional way is already a pretty dynamic act, between the puncturing of the cork and the loud, satisfying “pop” sound when you pull it out, followed by that slightly Freudian rush of foam flooding through the neck of the bottle. But there’s an even more exciting way for you […]

  • A.H. Riise X.O. Reserve Christmas Rum

    A.H. Riise X.O. Reserve Christmas Rum

    Christmas is a time of family togetherness, generosity, and copious amounts of alcohol. And there’s no shortage of special edition yuletide liquors and spirits in the holiday season, but few of them are as prestigious and elegant as A.H. Riise X.O. Reserve Christmas Rum, a limited edition rum from the company whose name seems like […]

  • The Drinking Jacket Has Lots of Alcohol-Friendly Features

    The Drinking Jacket Has Lots of Alcohol-Friendly Features

    They say you’re an alcoholic when your drinking becomes unmanageable. The solution to that problem for many is to stop drinking, but there is another option: Make your drinking easier to manage. The Drinking Jacket gives you one way to do that, with an array of features designed with the committed drinker in mind. Designed […]

  • The Whisker Dam Protects Your Mustache From Beer

    The Whisker Dam Protects Your Mustache From Beer

    Cool dudes often ironically refer to their mustaches as “flavor savers,” but in truth it can actually be kind of annoying when a beverage sloshes up against your mustache. That’s especially true when the beverage in question is a rich, frothy beer, which is why the Whisker Dam is an essential tool for mustachioed beer […]

  • ‘Tequila Mockingbird': Literary Cocktail Recipes

    ‘Tequila Mockingbird': Literary Cocktail Recipes

    There’s a special art to coming up with punny cocktail names, usually reserved for 1980s comedy clubs and elaborate theme parties. But you can bring this tradition into your home “with a literary twist” thanks to Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle, a new cocktail recipe book that’s chock full of […]

  • Saturn Wine Glasses Are Impressively Spill-Proof (Video)

    Saturn Wine Glasses Are Impressively Spill-Proof (Video)

    You’ve just gotten home from a long day’s work and you want to enjoy a glass of red wine in your immaculate white living room. In your haste to enjoy the wine you accidentally brush the glass with your hand, it topples, the wine spills everywhere, and your life is ruined. Unless, of course, you […]

  • Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer

    Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer

    The ongoing campaign of world domination by the makers of Sriracha hot sauce continues in conjunction with Rogue Ales and Spirits. They’ve come out with Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer, a spicy brew made with real Sriracha hot chili sauce and other “Rogue Farms ingredients.” Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer is just one off-the-wall flavor […]

  • Stephen Kenn Travel Cocktail Kit

    Stephen Kenn Travel Cocktail Kit

    Imagine it, if you will: You’re traveling abroad in some exotic locale, minding your own business when a band of jewel thieves hijack your tour bus and announce their intention to start killing hostages if the police don’t grant them safe passage out of the country. You look around, and see that all of your […]