Articles Tagged: Booze News

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This week’s links from around the web.

    Appoliciuos highlights five clever cocktail apps. Beam me up Scotchie. Star Trek cocktails from Geeks are Sexy. Uncrate’s go a hold of the new Adult Chocolate Milk. Uh, where’s our bottle? Michigan bans Four Loko and other alcoholic energy drinks. Gregory Dal Piaz breaks down the 12 Types of Wine Lovers.
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Sorry we’ve been silent for a bit. We just moved to a shiny new dedicated server. We’re still working out the kinks so let us know is you see anything wonky. Oh yeah, and the Giants won the World Series!

Now onto the links:

    Serious Eats shows how to make Mulling Spices for the Holidays. Can’t make Mulled Cider without them. Karl Kozel argues the free pour vs. measuring. We say free pouring chops come
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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout Back in the USA

Guinness Foreign Extra Stout available in the US for the first time since Prohibition

Hump Day Liquor Links

Fresh for the first day of Bourbon Month, here are this week’s links from the wonderful world of booze:

    Halloween is coming and Food Channel thought it’s be agood time to find out why Dan Akroyd started Crystal Head Vodka. HuffPo put together a fun video slide show of drunks vs. intimate objects. Please don’t try this at home (or, if you do, send us the video)! The LA Times Ministry of Gossip reports a
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Hump Day Liquor Links

This week’s hard drink’n links:

    Cocktail Obituary – Sex on the Beach – theKitchn (featuring a video from yours truly) Survey of Drinking – Esquire Nerdiest Kegerator Ever – BuzzFeed How To Make Small Talk at a Bar – The Bartender Files The Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol? – HuffPo The Line Between Simple & Stupid – Endless Simmer Infusion Profusion: Game-Changing Fast ‘N Cheap Technique – Cooking Issues Century-Old Crate Of Scotch Whisky Pulled
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Las Vegas Airport to Get Liquor Store

If the prices are better than the strip (not hard), this will be the busiest liquor store in Nevada!
Travelers arriving at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will soon be able to stock up on booze at the airport.
Clark County commissioners this week approved negotiating a lease with local Lee’s Discount Liquor for a franchise at the airport to be called Lee’s Runway Liquor.

The 1,200-square-foot store will be located near baggage claim.

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Our weekly assortment of tidbits from the drinking world:

    Mix It Up: NYC in NOLA: The Sazerac – (Serious Eats) To-Drink List: 4 New Spirits to Watch For (TheKitchn) Official Mad Men Drinking Game (Flavorpill) Justin Timberlake’s first shot at directing, a commercial for his 901 Tequila. Wow, just wow. (BuzzFeed) Good Times: U.S. Drinking Rate Is at a 25-Year High (Asylum) The Fourth Annual Tales of the Cocktail Swag Awards (Alcademics) No cocktails here;
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Le Tourment Vert Updates Their Formula


Le Tourment Vert, the high-flying absinthe brand has updated their formula to mix even better in cocktails. The color is no longer a Listerine blue, which is comforting. It is now a pale green, as you can see above. The new formula reveals greater hints of anise and they removed the sugar. This was a good call, Le Tourment is now much smoother, highlighting the pleasant characteristics of anise & hints of citrus. The aftertaste … Read more

Jack Daniel’s Serves Up Ready-to-Eat Meat

Jack Daniel’s is now serving up some meat to go with that shot of whiskey.

Ready-made meals like baby back ribs, barbecue pulled pork and pork loin featuring Jack Daniel’s No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey are making their way to a grocery store near you.

The company has been making marinades, sauces and mustards for a while, so prepared food was the next move.

Sounds good. Ribs, anyone?

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Liquor Improves Head-Injury Survival Chances

You gotta love science sometimes.

A study of patients with severe brain injuries at trauma centers showed that the ones who had been drinking had a better survival rate than those who hadn’t.

Sure, it’s possible that the drinking contributed to the accidents that caused the brain trauma in the first place. But let’s not make assumptions.

If you’re so inclined, you can check out the study. But the title alone makes me want a … Read more

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