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Today I'll link to two previous posts I did for Easter. The first is this colored ice that looks like Easter eggs, made with water balloons and food coloring. Go here to find out how I did it. If you're looking for a cocktail to use with this colored ice, may I suggest the Double Rainbow? And the second post was a use for bunny Peeps, because those things aren't really all that good to eat. The original post is here. Read more →

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Though dessert and pastry-flavored liqueurs are all the rage these days, I am amazed at the amount of alcoholic whipped cream products coming out. There are now at least two brands of whipped cream flavored vodka (Burnett's Whipped Cream flavored vodka and Pinnacle Whipped Vodka) and two brands of alcoholic whipped cream (Whipped Lightning and Cream Alcoholic Whipped Cream). I can imagine college bars will soon start serving shots of the whipped cream vodka with alcoholic whipped cream on top. Woooot! Read more →

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

As part of the Bacardi Global Legacy Cocktail Competition, the ten competing bartenders underwent three days of education in London before flying to Barcelona for the big event. I was along for the ride. On our first day, Alex Kratena of the Artesian Bar at the Langham Hotel gave a talk on garnish. They have an extraordinary program that he shared with us. But since we all love ice here on Alcademics (see index of all of the ice experiments on Alcademics here), we'll start with that geekery first. At the Artesian they have two kinds of ice that are... Read more →

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