Articles Tagged: Cocktail Hacks

Saturday Liquor Links

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Liquor Links
Our round up of interesting links from the drinking world.

Storified by Drink of the Week · Sat, Nov 03 2012 14:18:00

22 DIY Ways To Reuse Empty Booze BottlesWhether you’re stuck inside during the hurricane with nothing to do but drink (and "work from home"), or just happen to have a whole bunc…
How To Rapidly Flavor any Booze Using Whip-ItsInfusing liquor is the … Read more

How to Make Clear Ice

When you make ice at home in your freezer, it’s cloudy. Want to make crystal-clear ice like the pros? You don’t need a special machine.

Here are the simple steps:

    Use distilled water.
    Boil the water, then let it cool.
    Boil the water one more time.
    Let it cool slightly, but pour in the tray when it’s still hot.
    Freeze.

The smaller your cubes, the better they will look.

Pro Cocktail Mini Ice Cube Trays … Read more

The Whiskeyburger Cocktail

I was reading Esquire and came across this most interesting of cocktails.

In the ever fashionable trend of “Molecular Mixology” a few Esquire staffers created the Wiskeyburger Cocktail, described by Esquire’s David Wondrich as “a glass of tan liquid with some greenish froth on top and a dill-pickle slice hanging off the rim.”

According to Wondrich, the exchange went like this:

What’s this? we asked.

“Whiskeyburger.”

Okay. What’s in it?

“Beefskey, tomato syrup, mustard —

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How to Build a Still (A Legal One, Duh)

It is illegal to distill spirits in the US with out a commercial license. So we don’t recommend trying this at home. Still, how cool would it be to make your own vodka, whiskey or just about anything you can think of right in your own backyard. Way more impressive that your homebrewing neighbor? So 1990s. A boy can dream.

Anyway, if you do live someplace where it is legal or have a license, Instructables … Read more

2007 – A Drinker’s Look Back

As we close the bar on 2007, I felt it appropriate to take a look back. Sure everyone does these lists, but it is fun to look at the year that was. I I figure, hey! why not?

So with out further ado, here are some of my favorites from 2007.

Cheers!

January
- Gin, The New Vodka?
- Super Bowl Cocktails
- Top 10 US Party Cities

February
- Suck & Blow
- Presidential … Read more

How to Hide Booze at the Office

From Dethroner, comes this bit of sheer genius. What looks like some boring old boxes of copier paper, is really a beer fridge in disguise! That’s the type of ingenuity that a business should be proud of, I hope that guys got a promotion.

Neatorama wrote about this item as well and the Whiskey Hiding Binder, which certainly earns a place in the “hiding booze” category. Complete with shot glasses, this is my kind of … Read more

How to Make Skittles Vodka – Video

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