I was traipsing around a conifer forest, looking for the perfect white fir. I wasn’t hunting for a Christmas tree. I had just been taught to see the wilderness as my own personal liquor cabinet, and I was searching for ingredients for my next cocktail. »
In addition to its peculiar history as a medicinal tonic, plenty of hard science lies behind the perfect cocktail, from the relationship between taste perception and temperature to the all-important decision of whether to shake or stir. »
Do you know what's great about green beer? Absolutely nothing, you filthy animal, that was a trick question. To help you rise above those green-toothed suckers swilling down their flavorless lagers, we tapped a few of the country's top bartenders and got recipes for some truly delectable cocktails that just happen to… »
Remember Four Loko? That horrible, fruity malt liquor that combined tons of alcohol, caffeine, and other insane drugs? Most of the caffeine and other uppers were pulled out of it, making it significantly less deadly, meaning everybody lost interest. But now, suddenly, there's an easy way to make your own. Proceed with… »
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Had James Franco's character in 127 Hours been packing Moore & Giles' mixology bag, I'm sure he would've been a lot happier about having to saw his own arm off. »
With summer right around the corner, many people are starting to fantasize about days spent poolside (or, we suppose, computerside) with nothing more than a drink in hand trying not to get burned by heaven's unfeeling eye. Why not fix up that drink with the Lazy Drinker, a programmable drink mixer that makes whipping… »