The 20 Weirdest, Coolest Liquor Bottles in the World

Generally speaking, it's what's inside a bottle that counts. It could come out of a yak udder just as long as it still tastes like a fine, single-malt Scotch. Still, there's nothing wrong with a little creative packaging. And booze bottles come in some of the most creative, decadent, and just plain bizarre designs you… » 1/17/14 5:00pm 1/17/14 5:00pm

Beer Architecture: 9 Classic American Breweries

Beer is a staple of Americana, so it's only suitable that the buildings where it's brewed are often classic examples of American architecture. Even though some breweries eventually fall into disrepair, either because the brewer shuts down or because it moves, many of those have been given second lives as loft… » 5/24/13 9:03am 5/24/13 9:03am

A Slot Machine That Rewards You With Alcohol

Slot machine? Shot machine? In the case of the BarBot, it's the same difference. As part of a contest, a collective known as NYC resistor spent 300 hours assembling this slot machine drink dispenser. Each of the three slot wheels has various cocktail ingredients, which tell the drink dispenser what to make after a… » 2/22/11 1:20am 2/22/11 1:20am

10 Anti-Sobriety Gadgets For True Weekend Warriors

Once again, the Thank Giz It's Friday roundup is here to get the weekend started off right. If you are planning on a big night out, the following gadgets will help you handle everything from keeping your drinks cold to keeping your budding alcoholism on the DL. After all, if you are going to party this weekend, you… » 4/25/08 4:00pm 4/25/08 4:00pm

Put Some Age On Your Cheap Booze With the Help of 15,000 Volts

Why get drunk on cheap booze when you can get drunk on cheap booze that actually tastes good? That is the question Jon Sarriugarte asked himself when he and a buddy set out to solve the problem of how to artificially age brandy. Inspired by a single sentence in a book from the 1930s, they decided that electric current… » 4/24/08 6:10pm 4/24/08 6:10pm

Party Shot Luge for Bringing Out the 21-Year-Old Girl in You

The latest trends at bars are these ice sculpture shot taking things, but now you can bring the fun of an "ice luge" to your own home. The Party Shot Luge is a mold that can be filled with water and frozen. Pop the luge out and begin pouring liquor down the luge into a mouth or shot glass. Oh man, I love being a… » 4/13/07 8:20pm 4/13/07 8:20pm

Shots Liquor Console: Bedspins Even Before You Imbibe

Okay, my little droogies, get ready for the ultra-viol with this liquor bottle holder by J.P. Meulendijks that can be set on its side as a coffee table or stood up on end as a console. The Shots Liquor Console's 10 oddly-angled recesses are the perfect size for liquor or wine bottles, and will make you feel inebriated… » 9/25/06 10:10am 9/25/06 10:10am