Alcohol

  • Asprey Starboard Cocktail Shaker Costs Almost Nine Grand

    Asprey Starboard Cocktail Shaker Costs Almost Nine Grand

    If you’re looking for a home bar accessory that costs as much as your entire home bar, the people at Asprey have you covered. It’s the Asprey Starboard Cocktail Shaker, an extremely handsomely mounted cocktail shaker that will make every drink you make in it taste vaguely of money. Crafted from sterling silver and green glass, […]

  • ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ From Pabst Blue Ribbon (Video)

    ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ From Pabst Blue Ribbon (Video)

    Meet John “Chickie” Donohue, an American beer hero (“beero?”) who has achieved the greatest honor such a hero can ever hope to achieve: Starring in his own Pabst Blue Ribbon commercial. The ad, which is more like a short documentary telling Donohue’s crazy story, is aptly titled The Greatest Beer Run Ever. And indeed, Chickie’s […]

  • Highland Park Ice Edition Scotch Whisky (Video)

    Highland Park Ice Edition Scotch Whisky (Video)

    Scotch brand Highland Park is celebrating its Viking heritage (and, perhaps, the rapidly-melting glaciers of the North and South Poles) with their new Highland Park Ice Edition, a limited edition scotch whisky 17 years in the making and encased in a special edition “glacial packaging.” There will only be under 4,000 bottles of Highland Park […]

  • ‘Cooking with Beer': A Guide to Sudsy Culinary Arts

    ‘Cooking with Beer': A Guide to Sudsy Culinary Arts

    Beer is largely best enjoyed as a beverage, but anybody who’s had a good beer-battered something or used it as a secret ingredient in a chili or stew knows the value of beer in the kitchen. Cooking with Beer, a new cookbook from Mark Dredge, takes that wisdom to a whole new level. The book’s […]

  • Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength Frontier Whiskey

    Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength Frontier Whiskey

    Like a diamond bullet through the forehead, there’s Bulleit Bourbon, advertised as “Barrel Strength” Frontier Whiskey. What is “barrel strength?” It essentially means that this whiskey packs the same punch it would if you were to somehow break into Bulleit HQ and guzzle it straight from the barrel. That’s not necessary, though, since Bulleit Bourbon […]

  • Artbrew: “Smart, Automated Craft Beer Home Brewery”

    Artbrew: “Smart, Automated Craft Beer Home Brewery”

    There seems to be quite a thriving market for home kitchen counter top devices that reduce formerly complicated processes to simple pushes of various buttons – first Juicero for juice, and now Artbrew for home brewery. Artbrew has a built-in LCD interface that lets users choose from various styles of beer (you can also use the […]

  • Champagne Gun: Blast Bursts of Bubbly Like a Gangster

    Champagne Gun: Blast Bursts of Bubbly Like a Gangster

    One of the downsides of being extremely wealthy is you have to spend a lot of time wandering around decadent but ultimately empty (and possibly soul-decaying) parties, like Christian Bale in Knight of Cups. The Champagne Gun is a “party weapon” that offers a possible solution, with its promise of fun, champagne-firing action. The Champagne […]

  • Kuvée Smart Wine Bottle: “Your Perfect Glass, Anytime” (Video)

    Kuvée Smart Wine Bottle: “Your Perfect Glass, Anytime” (Video)

    We’ve all been there: You want to try a new bottle of wine, but you can’t in good conscience open it until you’ve finished the one you’ve already opened. This and a million other vinous nightmares spring forth from the fact that once you open a bottle, you’re committed to finishing it so it doesn’t […]

  • ManCan Personal Keg System

    ManCan Personal Keg System

    Superheroes, unfortunately, are not real. But when I imagine someone with a portable 128-ounce keg of beer strapped to his back, ready to dispense beer to anyone in his vicinity, I’m hard-pressed to come up with a better word for him. So it’s possible that using the ManCan personal keg system just might make you […]

  • World of Beer Seeks Brewery-Touring, Beer-Drinking Interns (Video)

    World of Beer Seeks Brewery-Touring, Beer-Drinking Interns (Video)

    If someone were to sit down and try to conceive an almost comically awesome internship, I don’t imagine they would be able to do much better than the one currently being offered by World of Beer, a beer website currently seeking three “Drink It Interns” to get paid, travel the country, and drink beer. The […]