Tag Archives: cocktails

  • World’s Largest Paradise Cocktail Mixed by Snoop Dogg

    World’s Largest Paradise Cocktail Mixed by Snoop Dogg

    How was your Memorial Day weekend? Mine, unfortunately, was fairly uneventful. And now I feel even worse about that now that I know that Snoop Dogg was busy whipping up the official world’s largest Paradise Cocktail as per Guinness World Records. Chefs Hubert Keller and Michael Voltaggio helped Snoop unveil the world’s largest Paradise Cocktail at the Bottlerock Napa […]

  • KFC Stocktails: “Gravy So Good You Can Drink It” (Video)

    KFC Stocktails: “Gravy So Good You Can Drink It” (Video)

    I’ve been known to enjoy some KFC chicken from time to time, but I admit I never really had any particular affection for the restaurant’s gravy. Evidently the Colonel and co. are tired of that attitude, because they’ve whipped up a line of KFC stocktails, cocktails made from the gravy (or, for the wordplay-challenged, “stock”) under […]

  • Gordy’s Fine Brine: Pickle Juice for Cocktails

    Gordy’s Fine Brine: Pickle Juice for Cocktails

    There are two types of people in this big, expansive world of ours: those that throw the sour juice out when the pickles are all gone, and those that guzzle it like it’s Powerade. For the latter group there is now Gordy’s Fine Brine, a pickle juice that comes in cans so you can skip […]

  • ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’

    ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’

    You’ve probably heard of Manhattan‘s Peacock Alley, even if you know it as “the Waldorf Astoria bar” rather than its proper name. Peacock Alley’s manager Frank Caiafa has written a new book all about the bar, and this popular conception of the bar’s name is reflected in its title: The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book. The […]

  • 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, […]

  • ‘Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn’t Supposed To’

    ‘Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn’t Supposed To’

    The Prohibition era is one of the most romanticized of 20th century America, but it actually wasn’t so easy to drink when it was illegal, logistically speaking. Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn’t Supposed To is a book from late last year that covers how the revolutionary drinkers of the Prohibition-era United States […]

  • Rajendra Limbu Specializes in Art-Inspired Cocktails (Photos)

    Rajendra Limbu Specializes in Art-Inspired Cocktails (Photos)

    There are probably a lot of bartenders out there who would claim that cocktails are a work of art. But only Hong Kong‘s Rajendra Limbu is making the connection explicit for a new line of art-inspired cocktails for the Artesian bar in Hong Kong. Artists like Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, and Piet Mondrian served […]

  • Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Ever since air travel security tightened up back in 2001, the scourge of everyone who likes to get drunk on airplanes (and honestly, who doesn’t?) has been the rule that you can’t bring any containers of liquid through security. Now, there’s finally a solution that doesn’t involve guzzling an entire bottle of scotch before going […]

  • Tippleman’s Not Quite Simple Syrups for Cocktails

    Tippleman’s Not Quite Simple Syrups for Cocktails

    Once upon a time, if you wanted to try a drink made with Tippleman’s Not Quite Simple Syrups, you had to go to a pre-Prohibition bar in the woods near Charleston, South Carolina. Now, though, the syrups are bottled and shipped nationwide, so your chances of being able to get your hands on a bottle […]