Articles Tagged: Vodka

Honey Deux Infreno

We met David in Vegas, while he was competing in the “Shake It Up” bartending competition. This creation of his made it to the finals. If you are ever in Kansas City, stop by Morton’s and David will happily whip you up a masterpiece.


1 ½ oz Absolut Pears
1 ½ oz Plymouth Gin
½ oz fresh lime juice
8–10 fresh honey dew melon balls
1 oz raw honey
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April Fool’s

Seems like a good day for drinking? This day is one of fun, merriment and hoaxes. Of course, I have to work.

Apple Fool’s

1 shot (1 ½ oz) of sour apple schnapps
½ oz grenadine


Fill a tall glass tumbler with ice. Add Sour Apple schnapps and grenadine. Fill remainder of tumbler with lemonade. Serve.


1 shot (1 ½ oz) of amaretto
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Dr. Dre Cognac

Thank God it’s Friday! Dr. Dre is in the liquor biz and it is about time. Dre has partnered with Drinks Americas, of Trump Vodka fame, to produce a line of spirits and mixers.

First out of the gate will be Dr. Dre Cognac, straight out of Compton. Kidding, actually it is a fine cognac from France. Plans are in the works for a tequila and vodka as well.

Drinks Americas [via Luxist]… Read more

Rattle Snake Vodka

An interesting article I recently wrote up for Dethroner:

Forget the worm, this bottle of vodka has a 10 inch rattler stewing. Earlier this week Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents seized 411 bottles of Rattle Snake infused vodka at Bayou Bob’s Brazos River Rattlesnake Ranch in Texas. Apparently, Bob didn’t have a license to sell booze. Oops.

TABC officials said alcohol-containing snakes and scorpions are popular in Asian cultures. An Internet search found operations selling

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Stoli Blackberi Review

One of the many product we had the pleasure to try in Vegas is Stoli’s newest flavor, Blackberi. I don’t think it is available yet, but trust me it will be worth the wait. I tried it over ice with soda, a what a delightful twist to straight vodka. As with many other Stoli flavors, the blackberry flavor does not over power or taste too sweet. It is almost an essence of the fruit.

I … Read more

Night Club & Bar Convention – Las Vegas

This week DOTW was in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade show. And what a show it is! We were immediately greeted by pumping club music, hip modern booths and flowing samples of every kind of liquor, beer and mixer imaginable.

Our first stop was at PINK Vodka (pictured left), which is infused with caffeine & guarana, perfect for an early Vegas morning. OK, it was 11 O’Clock. They … Read more

2008 Best Picture Cocktails

For the 2nd year in a row, Pernod-Ricard has created a tasty cocktail for each of the best picture nominees. Perfect for your Oscar party

The June-Go Citrus Splash

(Created in honor of the Academy Award-nominated film Juno.)


1 part Malibu Mango Rum
1 part Malibu Pineapple Rum
Fill with orange juice


Combine ingredients in a highball glass over ice.

Recipe & photo credit: Malibu Rum

Killer Coco Chai

(Created in honor … Read more

Anu – San Francisco

This former dive bar has been a favorite of mine for sometime. With friendly bartenders, infused vodka, and kicking beats, Anu is an island of calm in the sea that is 6th Street in San Francisco.
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Mehgan sends us this electric mix of cherry vodka, blue curaçao, grenadine and Sprite. This is one cocktail that doesn’t fake it!

Thanks, Mehgan!


1 oz cherry vodka
1 oz blue curaçao
2-3 dashes grenadine
Sprite or 7 up


Combine in a shaker with ice, stir gently, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Drink should be a purple-blueish color. You can change the sweetness of drink by the amount of grenadine put … Read more

Valentine’s Day Cocktails

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Whether you have sweetie to impress or are single and need to drown your sorrows (responsibly, of course) we have a some amazing, creative cocktails for you!