Articles Tagged: Cool Stuff

The Perfect Halloween Supper

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

Shot in the Dark Glasses

    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

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Two-Minute Beverage Chill

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

SoCo & Lime – SoCo Night Institute

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

360 Vodka Review

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

DIY Halloween Contest

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
– Costume
– Decorations, … 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

The Ice Jacket

A while back we wrote about the Ice Jacket, an ice mold for 750ml bottles of vodka, rum, gin, tequila or whatever.

We finally got to sample the Ice Jacket in the field. Our first few runs didn’t pan out well as the top seal of the unit came loose. We told Davis and his team of our troubles and they went to create a fix.

After a few weeks we received a replacement seal … Read more

Outrageous Vodkas

The explosion in popularity of vodka has inspired many to push the limits of creativity in producing and packaging the spirit. Trifter.com put together this fun collection of unusual vodkas that are found on the market. This list covers vodkas made with gold flakes and bottles of semi precious stones along with some unique packages for the drinker on the go.

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Share Your School’s Drink

It’s back to campus. Football, tailgating and cocktails (only for those students over 21, of course).

We invented the Badgertini to celebrate our beloved Wisconsin Badgers. UC Davis has the Wiki Wacky Woo, a delicious twist on a Long Island Iced Tea.

What is your School’s Signature Drink? Share your school spirit.

We will pick a few entries to be the Drink of the Week throughout the football season. It could be you …

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