October is wonderful time of year. Football, changing leaves, halloween and in Barvia it means Octoberfest. To Bavarians, this is a festival of hearty food, good music and awesome beer.
From Make Projects, the perfect and ghastly Halloween dinner! It may look gross but it all edible and, from what they say, tasty!
The featured drink is an Alien Autopsy Shooter, a layered combination of equal parts Irish Creme Liqueur, Mountain Dew and Grenadine. If the lighting is right, they may even glow a bit.
For a one-of-a-kind Halloween party, try making this supper for a group of friends. guaranteed to be a scary good … Read more
Perfect for Halloween, the bases of these 2 oz shot glasses are wrapped in glow-in-the-dark rubber. Made by über cool design shop SUCK UK, the rubber base is made of a glow in the dark material that glows green when the lights go out. Not only do they make finding your shot a snap, but it looks ultra spooky too.
SUCK UK – Shot in the Dark Glasses
This is a handy tip for any aspiring bartender. Submerging the target beverage in a salted bath of cool water will hasten the cooling process and your drinking pleasure. Sprint (a site sponsor) has put together a fun site, waitless.org full of videos to help you save time.
To chill a soft drink, wine or spirit fill a large bowl with ice and cold water. Add 1–2 cups of ice and target beverage stir for … Read more
It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.
Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
Elit Rosemary Martini
Fall is here and Halloween is just a few short weeks away. So for the next five weeks we will be featuring Halloween Themed Cocktails. This week’s drink is called “Red Death” a combination of an Alabama Slammer and a Kamikaze.
1 oz vodka
½ oz Southern Comfort
½ oz sloe gin
¼ oz triple sec
½ oz orange juice
¼ oz lime juice
Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with a cup … Read more
We were recently asked to submit a video course for Southern Comfort’s Night Institute. What is the Night Institute? It is a new video website offering “courses” in bartending, bar tricks and more. Course titles include: “How to Impress Her Friends”, “Dancing with a Drink in Your Hand” and “Bar Bets: Olive This Trick”.
Earn credits for each class you take and earn more in good ol’ bar know how.
Start with yours truly and … Read more
With October just a week or so away, I thought a little cocktail party food refresher was in order. I always have an issue with this but, when trying to decide how much food to get for your cocktail party, always err on the side of too much! You can always put it in the fridge or send extras home with friends. I always seem to have takers.
When planning party food, this is my … Read more
We just got our hands on the first Green Vodka, 360 Vodka. Made by McCormick’s Distilling in Missouri, 360 is very eco-friendly and very good.
360 Vodka is made from grains grown nearby in Kansas and Missouri, thus reducing emissions. It is also column-distilled, which consumes 200% less energy than the traditional pot still method. All of the packaging comes from recycled material, the paper for labels, the bottles, the shipping boxes—everything. Even the packing … Read more
Sure, it still may be September, but Halloween is a mere six weeks away and we can’t wait. Halloween is 2nd to only New Years Eve as the biggest holiday for letting loose. It is number 1 in imagination. To celebrate, Make & Craft Magazines released a special Halloween issue and are holding their 2nd Annual DIY Halloween Contest.
There are 5 contest categories in which to compete:
- Hack O’Lantern
– Decorations, … Read more