Saturday marked the 5th Anniversary of Crawl SF’s Union Street Bar Crawl. The event started at the BarNone, ground zero for drinking on Union Street and San Francisco’s only post campus, campus bar. Not only is BarNone the #1 seller of Jägermeister, it is also famous for it beer pong tables. The Subterranean bar, formerly known as the Union Street Ale House, also features darts, pool and many, many beers on tap to help you … Read more
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Here’s a fun contest from chow.com and Square One Vodka comes a great opportunity to bring out the inner cocktailian in all of us, the Organic Cocktail Square Off. There are two categories, professional and amateur, so if you are home bartender like me, you’ll be among company.
Contestants are to make a pitcher cocktail made with Square One Organic Vodka and 75% organic ingredients. From there the sky’s the limit, so hot up the … Read more
This week’s drink goes out to Lijit, the Colorado (go, Buffs!) company that supplies site search for all of you loyal Drink of the Week readers.
We created this drink specially for the hard working folks at Lijit, who when not helping you to find great cocktails on Drink of the Week, enjoy tequila and Midori.
They also had an arbitrary iPhone giveaway and and picked yours truly as a winner, for giving them inspiration … Read more
Valley Wag displaying their usual obsession with Facebook, put together this nice round up bars with in stumbling distance of Facebook headquarters in my hometown of Palo Alto, CA.
Starting at the top of University Avenue, Rudy’s is the first stop. Rudy’s has been around for years, or at least as long as I can remember and remains one of the homier (and divier) bars in Palo Alto.
Next comes NOLA on Ramona, a New … Read more
The New York Time’s Eric Asimov writes on his blog, “The Pour,” this in-depth review of Clear Creek distillery’s Pear Eau de Vie. Oregon’s Clear Creek takes ripe Bartlett Pears to make this clear fruit brandy.
It is bottled fresh, not aged, and comes in at a pleasing 80 proof. Clear Creek doesn’t add any sweetener to the mix, so the skill is in the process of brining out the natural sweetness of the pears. … Read more
From the Thinking Mom comes this enormously creative and fun list that can keep you in videos and cocktails for some time to come. Enjoy classics like Steel Magnolias with “The Magnolia” or Flashdance with “The Dreamcatcher” and, my favorite (from YumSugar), The Devil Wears Prada with the “Devil Pears Prada.” What a great excuse to grab some girlfriends and have a party?
Dethroner writes of the possible demise of the internet’s love affair with bacon. They counter this notion with, what else, bacon-infused vodka! It’s what’s for breakfast.
1 large sterile mason jar
5-6 strips of cooked bacon, drained
1 bottle premium vodka
Add bacon to the mason jar and fill with vodka. Let the bacon steep in the vodka for a few days in a very cool place or the fridge. After the vodka … Read more
The latest from Japan, the land of wacky cool drinking products comes the Asahi Beer Poring Robot. Features include:
Stores and refrigerates 6 cans
Programmable voice (male, female, or custom)
Tastybooze.com says it may take 3 minutes to pour the beer, but it’s a ROBOT! WAY COOL!
Check out the video:
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