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December 2007

Molecular Mixology

Via Cocktails.About.com: Photomicrographic images of cocktails. The one on the left is a Sloe Gin Fizz. They have a whole page of them here, and you can order them in poster size. They'll make a lovely addition to your dorm room wall. Labels: cocktails, news Read more →


Brunch drinks

By me, in today's SF Chronicle: Daytime Cocktails for New Years Brunch Camper English, Special to the Chronicle New Year's Day often arrives with one pondering the previous night's indulgences and the resulting aftereffects. On the upside, this can also be done with a cocktail in hand. Whether consuming them... Read more →


Free crazy juice

Neyah of NOPA found this on Craigslist in the 'collectibles' section: FREE St. George Absinthe Verte Reply to: sale-518688964@craigslist.org Date: 2007-12-24, 1:40PM PST I waited in front of the door to St. George Distillery at the defunct Alameda Naval Station for 4 (count 'em F-O-U-R) days in the freezing wind... Read more →


Hangovers

Chow.com has an informative and actually useful story on hangover helpers. Most articles on this subject suck, but the Traci Vogel pulls the science together with the urban legends. Personally, I think Alka-Seltzer's Morning Relief is an excellent product, combining stomach-settling fizziness with headache-reducing aspirin and caffeine. I have a... Read more →


Video Bartender: The Entertainer

A long time ago, I decided to add every bartending and liquor DVD available to my Netflix queue. Well, they all finally hit the top of the line and I'm getting them in the mail. I did the same thing with wine DVDs about six months back, thinking I'd get... Read more →


The bounced booze email Hall of Shame

For the third time in a week, the email address on a spirit company's website bounced back as an invalid address. As I contact a lot of brands, this happens a lot. Boy it's frustrating. Note to PR people- please check the email address on your clients' websites. If it... Read more →