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This week a company Cosmic Lifestyle Corporation announced work on a new space program to make cocktails in space a reality. The idea isn't to cater to astronauts, but rather for the much delayed space tourism industry expected to launch this year. We're not talking about sipping a drink Capri Sun style (prepackaged cocktails in a bag), but a stemmed drinking vessel that looks like a cocktail glass. Designed with grooves that hold the drink simply through surface tension rather than a physical barrier to keep it in the glass. The concept is based on the same kinds of principles... Read more →

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The LA Times reported yesterday that under a new food safety law in California, bartenders are required to wear gloves when handling garnishes. "Changes to the California Retail Food Code that went into effect at the beginning of 2014 require disposable gloves or utensils such as tongs, paper or scoops to be used when handling "ready-to-eat" foods, which include sushi, bread, deli meats and fresh fruit and vegetables. Basically, nothing that won't be cooked or reheated before it goes out to diners can be touched with bare hands." So I decided it was up to me to design some new... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.

Cocktail History Written as Upworthy Headlines

The first three ingredients were spirit, sugar, and water. It was fourth one that changed drink history forever. The 75-millimeter M1897 was considered a dangerous weapon- until one mixologist did this. The customer wanted something stronger than his usual Americano. You won’t believe how the bartender responded. The waitress wanted a pink cocktail she heard about from a friend. What the bartender made her would change television history. They said he was getting too old to shake drinks, but in this argument it was the bartender who had the last word. He stopped in for a quick drink on the... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.