Articles Tagged: Vodka

Pinky Vodka Review

Pinky is a new vodka from Sweden. Made by master wine tasters, it is a super premium vodka distilled 5 times. Pinky is then blended with 12 botanicals (most notably wild strawberries, rose petals and violets). Each of these botanicals is distilled separately prior to being blended with the vodka. This gives Pinky its namesake hue and vibrant flavor. Unlike other flavored vodkas, the Pinky process yields a ton of flavor but no excess sweetness.… Read more

King Cake Martini

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The people at Absolut have been very busy sending some great original cocktails. To celebrate Mardi Gras, they sent us recipe created by two French Quarter bartenders. Created by Rachael Gray @ Storyville 125 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA. Courtesy of Absolut Vodka.

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Super Bowl XLII Cocktails

Happy Super Sunday!

To get us in the mood, the nice folks over at Absolut Vodka set us some tasty new cocktails tailored for the game.

First, the Super Bowl Buster XLII a tall, cool mix of Absolut Mandarin, Lemon Juice, Sugar and Soda. Perfect for the Arizona heat.

For you Giants fans, you’ll want to mix up a batch of Jolly Red Giants, a combination of Absolut Ruby Red, maraschino cherry liqueur, pomegranate and … Read more

Super Drinks for the Super Bowl

The big game is coming up and, as always, that entails a great day of football, food, and fun. Oh, yeah, and that means cocktails as well! We have a bunch of new football related cocktails to help you get through the half time show.

Enjoy!

The Kentucky Draw

Three fingers of Knob Creek Bourbon on the rocks.

The Napoleon Sneak

    1 ½ parts Courvoisier Classic Cognac
    Ice filled to the brim

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Strawberry Lemon Drop

A new year needs a bright new drink. Sure, it is still the dead of winter but spring is right around the corner. This cocktail sent in by Jen C. should help break through the gloom. Thanks Jen C.!

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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

FM Holiday Gadget Guide – Electric Martini Maker

Being a part of Federated Media puts us in good company and involved in some pretty cool stuff. One of these is the Holiday Gadget Guide, now in it’s second year and expanding beyond tech gadgets, adding toys, clothing, books and home gadgets. Just as last year, the editors of tops sites such as Boing Boing, Make, OhGizmo and CrunchGear have picked their favorite gadgets from the world of tech, design and plain old coolness.… Read more

More New Holday Cocktails

We’ve been busy adding in a bunch of new holiday cocktails and punches for you to enjoy. So with out further ado…

First, we have two festive cocktails from Absolut Vodka that feature the new Absolut 100:

Seasons Blingings
Winter Breeze

Next, from Maker’s Mark, their special Hot Toddy recipe.

And, finally, and warm punch from Jacob’s Creek “Shira-la-la-la-az” Winter Warmer, an Australian twist on the European Mulled Wine tradition.

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Vodka Fan Would Rather Kill Himself Than Give It Up at the Airport

A 64 year-old German man nearly died recently while returning from vacation. With 2 pints (1 liter) of vodka in his carryon, he was informed by security that he would either need to check his bag or get rid of the vodka. He did just that—downing both bottles on the spot.

“The incident occurred at the Nuremberg airport on Tuesday, where the 64-year-old man was switching planes on his way home to Dresden from a

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Absolut 100 Review

Only one word can be used to describe Absolut new 100 proof Vodka—boozy. That’s what came to mind when we first cracked the bottle.

This entrant is the first Absolut product not packaged in a clear bottle. The makers wanted some mystery around the vodka, so they encased it in a impressive black bottle. With silver lettering, Absolut 100 is ready for a night on the town. Perfect for New Year’s Eve!

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