Home » Tags » Booze News
Articles Tagged: Booze News
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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.
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; … Read more
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 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?
Via Louisville Business Journal
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
Absolut Vodka released its third special “city” edition vodka, Absolut Boston.
Following on the heels of Absolut New Orleans and Absolut Los Angeles, this Boston vodka is flavored with black tea and elderflower.
Tea and elderflower are hot flavors on the mixology scene right now, so keep your eye out for this vodka at your favorite hotspot.
The company will donate $50,000 of the proceeds of Absolut Boston to the Charles River Conservancy, a Boston … Read more
People have been mixing alcohol and caffeine for a long time whether it’s a rum and coke or vodka and Red Bull. So it was only natural that liquor and beer companies would come up with their own caffeinated concoctions, such as JETT Vodka, Liquid Charge and Joose.
Now some regulators and advocacy groups are claiming that the practice needs to be regulated more, stating that caffeine and alcohol are a dangerous combination.
KEEP IN TOUCH
Find Drinks by Ingredient
Find Drinks by OccasionRecentNew Drinks
- Win a Trip To Portland for Two From Aviation American Gin
- Richard Christy Blind Tastes Beer With His Ass. Get 5 out 6 Correct! (NSWF)
- Sips & Apps – Literary Monday
- Box For A Bottle – Buyers Guide
- The Cocktails of the Ritz Paris – Literary Monday
This Week's Drink!