If you have the slightest interest in all those cocktails that are conjured up in movies, this is the chart that you should own. Staying true to its name, The Cocktail Chart of Film & Literature shows off recipes of some of the most famous drinks in movies and literature. Fortynine drinks have made it to the chart, so you should be busy plenty of evenings kicking up new concoctions from the chart. Costs $22.
Emergencies don’t announce themselves. A wise man is that who remains prepared for such eventualities. The emergency cocktail station is your stop when you really, really, really want a drink. It probably won’t be much help if you already have a bar or a bottle handy, but for those times when you need to have a backup, and a drink. And the vendors very kindly decided to compare it to, and make it like an emergency first aid kit to reinforce the name, so we’re all fine with the cocktail station. Costs $850.
California-based commercial artist Clay Butler has come up with a cannabis treat, in beverage form. Canna Cola, as the cannabis infused brand is called, will be available in Dock Weed, Grape Ape, Orange Kush and Sour Diesel flavors, each priced between $10-$15. All these drinks will contain 35 to 65 milligrams of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. To be sold at medical marijuana dispensaries, sale of the drinks will start off with Colorado next month, and probably reach California in spring.
It is wise to have your own kit to age your whiskey, or at least we assume things to be that way. Woodinville Whiskey offers your own kit to age whiskey. The kit comes with two bottles of “white dog” whiskey, 2L charred oak barrel and 2 glasses. You can get the drinks going immediately, but that isn’t the point when the idea is about aging it, and that of course gives it a better taste. The whiskey should age sufficiently in a few months. Costs $150.
Taking a closer look at things always shows a different perspecitive. Looking at alcoholic drinks under a microscope shows their colorful, psychedelic side. These images, produced by U.S. firm Bevshots, have the constituent parts of drinks magnified to nearly 1000 times. Taken at the Florida State University’s chemistry department, taking the images required for the drinks to be dried out in an airtight container.
Automobile enthusiasts sure can raise a toast to these vodka decanters shaped like classic radiator grilles. You can have your pick from Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar for the 7.5 inches high decanters. Remember kids, drinking and driving is bad. Cost $4000.
Making your own alcohol is kind of an alluring option. But if you can’t do that, or don’t know how to do that, the good folks somewhere in the world will sell you a “Spike Your Juice” kit. You get a packet and an airlock, just pour the contents into juice and you’ll be set to go, in 48 hours. A requirement is that the juice have a minimum sugar content of 20g/serving, and not be pre-refrigerated or include preservatives. The alcohol content can go up to 14%. Costs $10.