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Turkey Cannon

This is the grilling product of the summer. This contraption allows you to easily make “beer can” chicken or turkey.

The Turkey Cannon elevates the bird with a cylinder filled with the beverage of your beer, wine, liquor, even soda of your liking. I’m thinking bourbon infused turkey, chicken with all kinds of wine and beer and maybe even duck grilled with a nice raspberry lambic.

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World Cup Shots

It is time once again for soccer or football as the rest of the world call it. This time we are in Germany , and you know what that means? Yes, Jagermeister! Although, I think we over here are the sucker who down most of this awful cough syrup.

For some reason, I loved it in college, but that was a long time ago. Jager is just to heavy, too sweet. It definately needs the … Read more

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Bacardi Brings the Bar to You

Bacardi launced a new service in the UK that brings the bar to your home, office or bar(?). The service, dubded Bacardi Bespoke is “a prestige service for the House party generation.

All those involved, from the Mixology team to the DJs and production designers, are leaders in their fields. And most importantly weve got you, our party hosts.”

We didn’t register so I don’t know what kinda scratch it takes to get these guys … Read more

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How Many Cocktails?

I was up late last night watching this show “Secret Life of… Cocktails“, a great history of cocktails. If you get a chance it is worth the 30 minutes.

The part of the show for me is when they were theorizing on how many cocktail recipes are out there? Hundreds, Thousands, Millions? Someone tried to figure out the number of cocktail combinations that could be made out of the ingredients at your average bar.

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Jose Cuervo – National Flavors Day

Did anyone hear about this? Not only has Cuervo introduced flavored Tequila (Yes, another sign of the apocalypse), but they named a day after it.

To celebrate, Cuervo hired a bunch of “models” painted them Green, Blue or Orange and let them loose on the streets on Manhattan, Chicago and San Francisco. Green represented Cirtrico, Lime flavored Tequila, Blue – Tropino, Pineapple Tequila and Orange for Oranjo, which is of course Orange flavored.

See some … Read more

Drink of the Week – X-Rated Flirtini

Sweet and sexy. X-Rated makes a premium vodka and a Alize like passion fruit liqueur.

Can’t wait to give this one a try once I get my hands on a bottle.
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Sweet & Sour Mix

What is it?

There is quite a bit of confusion over what this stuff is, yet tons of drinks call for it. Basically, Sweet & Sour Mix is sugar syrup combined with lemon juice, lime juice or both.

To make mix 3 parts sugar and two parts water, heat gradually to let the sugar disovle, then let the mixture cool. Once cooled add 1 part juice and mix well. This should last a few weeks … Read more

Drink of the Week – Cryptonite

This week’s drink is made with Everglo, a new liqueur from Holland made with vodka, tequila, ginsing and caffine. Fuck ya – this stuff has everything and it’s NEON GREEN. Can anyone say clubbin’! This was sent over by Tara at CyberNY, the makers Everglo’s cool website. Thanks, and hook us up;) on to the drink…… Read more

The Johnnie Walker Portfolio

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According to the folks over at Johnnie Walker, more and more folks are drinking scotch, and I believe them. Apparently you can make all kinds of fun stuff like scotch margaritas and cosmos… hmm. I didn’t try any but people at the Johnnie Walker tasting in SF this blustery Friday night seemed to like them. I, of course, am a purist these days – limiting my self to “neat” or “on the rocks” servings of … Read more

Drink of the Week – Birthday Partini

This drink comes from our friend Brande. She says it’s kinda like Birthday Cake – Yummy!

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