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“Bone Chillers” Halloween Ice Tray

Turn your ice bucket into a chilling collection bones with the Fred Bone Chillers silicone ice tray.

Your Halloween cocktails and punches will be all the more frightening with frozen skulls and crossbones.

(Try using these bone cubes in a dark drink, like Black Punch, for maximum contrast.)

I’ve seen these a few places online and in person, but so far it looks like Sur La Table has the lowest price.

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Crystal Head Vodka Review

Dan Aykroyd’s new Crystal Head Vodka is making its rounds on the Internets. Why shouldn’t it? Even if the vodka is no good, the bottle is a glass skull! Who would want to have few glass skulls around the house. The vodka comes complete with the story of the 13 Crystal Heads.

Aykroyd explains, “Brought together, the Crystal Heads are said to contain vast knowledge and enlightenment capable of unlocking our most enigmatic ancient mysteries. … Read more

Budweiser’s USB Beer Drive

Joel over at Boing Boing Gadgets found the perfect piece of schwag, this USB drive filled with beer! Well, even if it is just colored liquid with that foams, this USB drive is way cool. You too can be the talk of the trade show. CNK promotions will slap your logo on a few as 250 of these tipsy drives.

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The Original Duct Tape Halloween Book

At a loss for a cool Halloween costume?

I am.

Well, all it takes is a roll of duct tape!

The Original Duct Tape Halloween Book

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Sobieski Vodka Review

We recently got our hands on a bottle of Sobieski Vodka, a premium vodka from Poland. Made from Golden Dankowski rye and named after a Polish king, this is real deal. In fact, Sobieski is the best-selling premium vodka in Poland.

And they know their vodka in Poland. It is said to be the birth place of vodka, though, of course, this claim is contested by others.

They also know in Poland that good vodka … Read more

Jamaica (Hibiscus) Margarita

Ingredients & Instructions

Into an iced shaker, pour:

    2 shots chilled/sweet agua de jamaica*
    1 shot tequila Tezan Blanco
    1 shot simple syrup
    ½ lime, juiced

Shake very well, strain into chilled glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

*Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus)
Ingredients

    2 cups (2 ounces) jamaica flowers
    3/4 cup granulated sugar (or more as desired)

Instructions

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil then add the flowers and the sugar and … Read more

Drink Recipes that Glow

I’m often asked how to make glow-in-the-dark cocktails. This can’t really be done but you can make blacklight-reactive drinks and use glow in the dark accessories for some neat effects. Tonic water is made from quinine. This bitter-tasting soda-like water is made from the bark of the cinchona tree found in the Andes mountains. It was originally used to treat malaria. It helps to reduce fevers and leg cramps as well. The neat thing is … Read more

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Dangerous Drinks


The folks at Asylum asked, “now that Absinthe is legal and no longer so dangerous, what drinks are most dangerous?”

Well, they came up with a list. Included are favorites such as Moonshine, Everclear and various other potent concoctions from around the world.

Read the Whole List:

Absinthe Deemed Safe, So We Reveal Other Dangerous Drinks – Asylum

Of course, not drinking responsibly is dangerous now matter what you’re drinking.
Please drink responsibly!

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Limoncello – Not Just After Dinner

If you have ever been to Italy, you’ve probably ended a meal with a shot of ice cold limoncello. Yes, it is a perfect topper for a fine meal. Limoncello isn’t just a digestif, it’s lemony goodness can be used for so much more.

First of all, cocktails. Duh. The folks at Caravella (a site sponsor) have made a whole bunch of tasty, tangy limoncello cocktail including Soda Limon, Venetia and Caravella Cooler.

Limoncello is … Read more