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The Mudec Bistrot Drinks List by Mattia Pastori
Mudec Bistrot has acquired a very special temporary bar.
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Best Mixers for your Vodka Cocktail
There are too many good mixed drinks with vodka to list them all here. Instead we’ve handpicked a few of the best, but also a few of the healthiest.
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Hugo Cocktail: How to Make the Elderflower Italian Spritz
The Hugo Spritz Cocktail is an aperitif made from a simple blend of elderflower cordial and dry Prosecco with fresh mint and lime. Read here how to make a Hugo spritz.
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Shirley Temple Cocktail Recipe: How to Make it
The Shirley Temple Cocktail combines ginger ale with a grenadine dash for a sweet, blush-pink drink, warmed by the delicious spiciness of ginger. Modern Shirley Temples replace the ginger ale with lemon-lime soda and orange juice.
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Gin Gimlet: Cocktail Recipe
An authentic classic gimlet is gin-based. Gimlet combines three ingredients poured into a cocktail or coupe glass: gin, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup
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Best Champagne for Mimosas: Tips for the Perfect Recipe
Best Champagne for mimosas may not be Champagne at all. For making the best mimosas, you should select a dry wine to complement the sweetness of the orange juice.
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How To Make the Perfect Peach Bellini
Try our easy-to-follow recipe for perfect Peach Bellinis every time. Serve as an aperitif or with brunch.
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How to Mix 51 Types of Cocktail
Master all the classics in this great video from Epicurious as New York bartender Jeff Solomon gives the rundown on the americano to the whisky sour.
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Paris Cocktail Week
Take your pick of 50 participating bars across Paris in the week dedicated to cocktails.
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Low alcohol cocktails: the new conscious trend in bars
Drinks that contain at most 20% alcohol by volume are even more requested to the best bartenders all around the world. Vijay Mudaliar from Native bar: "It's all about health, flavour and consciousness"
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The perfect mix of photos from the World’s Best Bars 2019
The World’s 50 Best Bars list 2019 was announced in October and
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A fresh cocktail recipe from Maybe Sammy in Sydney, Australia, one of the World's 50 Best Bars 2019.
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Lady Luck: a fruity and fresh cocktail direct from Sydney
Get ready for some fun fruity nights! The genius bartenders at Maybe Sammy, one of the World's 50 Best Bars located in Sydney, share the recipe for their beloved Lady Luck cocktail.
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World's 50 Best Bars 2019 releases 51-100 list
The World's 50 Best Bars has released their pre-list of 51-100 in advance of their award ceremony on October 3rd
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When fun dining and mixology meet in Hong Kong
Chef de Cuisine Juan Gomez and mixologist Marko Petrovic from Felix at The Peninsula in Hong Kong share their secrets about food and cocktail pairing.
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New York’s Dante named best bar at 2019 Spirited Awards
Opened in 2015 on the site of a famous  Greenwich Village coffee house, Caffe Dante, Dante claimed the top prize of World's Best Bar
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Grant Achatz’s Jaw-Dropping Cocktail Book
Grant Achatz sets a new standard for cocktail recipe books with The Aviary Cocktail Book, featuring drink recipes from his famous experimental bar in Chicago.
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Italy Welcomes Its First Zero Waste Bar
Scarto is a new zero waste cocktail bar opening in Bologna. It will be the first bar of its kind in Italy with a variety of beers and liqueurs made in house.
5 Cocktails For The Wimbledon Final
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5 Cocktails For The Wimbledon Final
Whip up any of these refreshing cocktails as you watch the Wimbledon final. They are also great for dining al fresco and all your summer party needs.
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Bibo is the New Keurig of Cocktail Making
Discover the pleasure of fuss free cocktail making at home with the countertop Bibo Barmaid automatic cocktail making machine.
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3 of the Best Cocktail Books for Summer 2018
Take the edge of your thirst this summer with this trio of handy cocktail recipe books that'll take you from brunch time to bed time.
Drink Recipe: How To Make The Best Mint Julep
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Drink Recipe: How To Make The Best Mint Julep
Have you been longing for a mint julep? Learn how to make this signature drink of the Kentucky Derby. You'll love this easy recipe perfect for entertaining!
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Alex Kratena: ‘Balance is the key’
What are the current trends in the world of drinks? Alex Kratena, bartender and cocktail consultant, talks about the constantly changing world of drinks.
Chefs Love This Smoked Water
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Chefs Love This Smoked Water
Easily add smoky flavours to dishes and cocktails with this bottled smoked water beloved of chefs such as Heston Blumenthal.
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We Take a Look Inside The World's Best Bar
American Bar has been named as the world's best bar, take a look at their cocktails, menu and the history behind the iconic location.
Are You Ready for Fizzy Milk?
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Are You Ready for Fizzy Milk?
A team of scientists have developed a new type of fizzy milk that can be made by with any type of fruit juice flavour.
Floral Cocktails: 6 Ideas to Make your Drinks Stand Out
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Floral Cocktails: 6 Ideas to Make your Drinks Stand Out
Looking for an extra edge to your making cocktail skills? Make them the talking point with these floral inspired recipes, from essence to syrups and garnish.
How to Smoke Ice for Sensational Cocktails
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How to Smoke Ice for Sensational Cocktails
Transform your cocktails by serving them over smoked ice and add an exciting new dimension to cocktail hour. It's remarkably simple, find out how.
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Grant Achatz is Kickstarting an Aviary Cocktail Book
Get ready for The Aviary Cocktail Book, an extensive collection of cocktail recipes, expert advice and techniques that will surely up your cocktail game.
9 Cocktail Glasses Explained
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9 Cocktail Glasses Explained
Take a look at this infographic detailing nine different cocktail glasses and why they work for certain drinks.
20 Coffee Cocktails and How to Make Them
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20 Coffee Cocktails and How to Make Them
If you're looking for that extra buzz in your drink, take a look at this infographic detailing 20 coffee cocktail recipes.
What Is in the Liquid Platinum Margarita?
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What Is in the Liquid Platinum Margarita?
Find out what's in the Liquid Platinum Margarita, New York's hottest cocktail.
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Circus Themed Barware Puts the Theatre into Cocktail Time
Turn your home bar into a spectacle with this circus themed set of bar kit where your cocktails are guaranteed to be shaken and not stirred.
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750 Bars Where Bartenders Drink
An insider's guide from drink experts on where to drink in over 60 countries around the world.
Five Cocktail Recipes with an Asian Twist
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Five Cocktail Recipes with an Asian Twist
Here's a cool infographic that's loaded with classic cocktail recipes with an asian twist.
Angostura Bitters – What It Is and How to Cook With It
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Angostura Bitters – What It Is and How to Cook With It
Find out all the fascinating facts behind the drinks cupboard essential: from its history to how to use it in the kitchen.
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This Cocktail Smoker Box is a Mixologist's Dream
Mixology just got more sophisticated with this cocktail smoker box that'll take your home bar to new heights.
178 Drinks Recipes from One of Asia’s Best Bartenders
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178 Drinks Recipes from One of Asia’s Best Bartenders
Chris Lowder of the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul is giving away his drinks manual for free. Download it here.
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Personalise Cocktails with the Alkemista
A mixologists' dream bar addition helps you easily personalise your favourite spirits with your chosen aromas to kick up your cocktails.
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5 Cocktail Trends to Look Out for in 2017
A look ahead to the biggest cocktail and mixology trends of 2017, from nameless cocktails to Chinese Baijiu.
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Two New Books That Make Dinner and Drinks Simple this Fall
Go minimal this fall with the easiest recipe and cocktails books that call for few ingredients and instructions, and maximise on flavour and your time.
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Two Top New Cocktail Books for the Summer
Looking for new cocktails this summer? Look no further than these two recipe books that offer up some classics with a contemporary twist.
20 of the Most Popular Cocktails and How to Make Them
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20 of the Most Popular Cocktails and How to Make Them
Learn to make some of the most popular cocktails with this infographic that illustrates 20 different recipes.
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Cocktail Fans Will Enjoy These Guides to Two Iconic Italian Aperitivo
Discover the glitz and glamour behind two of Italy's most famous cocktails, Spritz and Negroni, and master making them at home.
Here's The Ultimate Guide To Stocking A Home Bar
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Here's The Ultimate Guide To Stocking A Home Bar
Whether you want to go all out and splurge on a full-sized bar or have just enough space for a bar cart here is the guide that will make it all happen.
13 Bartender Recipes That'll Have You Mixing Like a Pro
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13 Bartender Recipes That'll Have You Mixing Like a Pro
Channel your inner barmen with this set of unique recipes hailing direct from professional bartenders, a perfect excuse to step into your home bar.
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Cocktail Mania Demonstrated in a Neat Video
Marvel at the lengths a barman goes to mix up a Gin and Tonic in keeping with the modern mixology mode compared to the simplicity of ten years ago.
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Flying? Take This Champagne Carry-On Cocktail Kit With You
Attention all jet setters, next time you fly make sure you pack this carry-on kit for making champagne cocktails. Not flying? Then it makes the perfect gift.
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You Can Now Make Cocktail Bitters From Human Tears
Looking for a very personal gourmet gift for a foodie? Treat them to a special blend of cocktail bitters made from your tears. We are not joking!
11 Charts That'll Make You a Master of Mixology
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11 Charts That'll Make You a Master of Mixology
Make the most of the festive season by mastering you mixing and impressing your guests with your bar skills.
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Release Your Inner Child with Cocktail Candy
Get into the party spirit with hand made alcohol infused jellies from the entrepreneurial London duo Smith and Sinclair.
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Old School Cocktail Computer Takes Mixology Back to Manual
Cocktail making goes old school with this cocktail computer of curated cocktail recipes that suggests a drink based on the ingredients you have.
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Cocktail Lovers Prepare For the Arrival of The Dead Rabbit's First Drinks Manual
Top New York bar, The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, releases its first ever cocktail collection letting enthusiastic mixologists in on their coveted recipes.
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You'll Never Forget What's in a Hot Toddy with These Glasses
This lovely glassware helps you remember what's in a hot toddy so you can cure a cold or enjoy a warm whiskey cocktail when the mood strikes.
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A Look Inside the Best Bar in the World
Artesian has been picked as the best bar in the world for a fourth year consecutively - here's a look at some of their creations.
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Cocktails to Your Door with Instapour
Instapour is a new online service looking to quench your thirst with a range of cocktail packages delivered to your door.
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MixStik: The New Guiding Light in Cocktail Making
Lost in the dark with mixology? Never fear, a cocktails stick is here to highlight your highball and light up your long island.
These 6 Herbs Can Make 18 Different Cocktails
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These 6 Herbs Can Make 18 Different Cocktails
A nice infographic that shows you how to grow your own cocktails with 18 different recipes for tasty drinks using fresh herbs.
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Carry On Cocktail Kits
Two cool little cocktail kits to help you kick some extra life into your drink the next time you're flying.
3 Top Summer Drink Recipes
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3 Top Summer Drink Recipes
Here's three refreshing summer drink recipes from some of the team at Jamie Oliver's Food Tube channel.
Anty Gin and Tonic anyone?
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Anty Gin and Tonic anyone?
Nordic Food Lab and the Cambridge Distillery have joined forces to create a unique gin containing the essence of 62 red wood ants per bottle.
41 Cocktail Recipes in an Infographic
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41 Cocktail Recipes in an Infographic
A top infographic that lists 41 different cocktails with simple explanations on how they should be made.
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From the sublime to the surreal with this collection of Dali inspired cocktails
Award winning London bar pushes the limits of surrealism with this spectacular collection taking cocktails to another level.
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The Bartesian: Your Own Cocktail Maker at Home
The Bartesian makes cocktails from simple capsules, similar to the coffee capsule machines.
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A drink, anyone? A not-to-miss list of essential cocktail tools you should have
Jigger, shaker and stirring spoon: here is a list of the essential cocktail accessories and utensils. Check them out if you want to become a skilled bartender.
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The London Gin Club
The London Gin club serves nearly 200 different varieties of gin and has just received a four star review in Time Out.
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'Somabar,' The Revolutionary Robotic Cocktail Maker
The Somabar is a Wi-Fi connected robotic cocktail maker that can whip up a drink in less than five seconds. See it in action now.
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Watch A Margarita Be Made in Space
Would you like to try a margarita made in space? Check out how the folks at Jose Cuervo achieved this incredible feat with science and a cocktail shaker.
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The Coolest Cocktail Trend? Ice Made From Glaciers
A Norweigan start up is hoping to change the cocktail game by providing high-end restaurants and bars with exclusive ice mined from an ancient glacier.
8 Must-Try Cinnamon Cocktails
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8 Must-Try Cinnamon Cocktails
Want to kick up your cocktail parties? Make a cinnamon-infused simply syrup and use it to make these festive cinnamon cocktails.
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Liquid Intelligence, The Book For Modern Cocktail Lovers
New York City mixologist Dave Arnold teaches you how to make high-tech cocktails in his exciting new book 'Liquid Intelligence'.
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New Gadget Lets You Pour the Perfect Cocktail
A new device claims to teach people how to make the perfect cocktail with a smart shaker that tells them how much of each ingredient to use.
Did You Know The Bloody Mary Turns 80?
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Did You Know The Bloody Mary Turns 80?
Happy 80th anniversary, Bloody Mary! As this classic cocktails gets closer to 100 we take a look back at its history and some trendy new Bloody Mary recipes.
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The World's Best Bar is in London
A look at The Artesian cocktail bar in the capital of England, voted The World's Best Bar for three years in a row.
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Levitating Cocktail Machine
An English inventor has created a machine that levitate small drops of alcohol - a way of drinking without a glass or straw.
10 Summer Cocktail Recipes
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10 Summer Cocktail Recipes
Here's 10 tasty summer cocktail recipes, each of them with their own interesting twist, take a your pick.
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Stylish Cocktail Posters
Here's a collection of wonderful cocktail posters from the designer Nick Barclay - a perfect gist for your cocktail loving friends.
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Heston Blumenthal's Gin and Tonic
Sit back and relax as Heston Blumenthal shows you how to make the perfect gin and tonic with some cold infusion.
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New Gadget Adds Layer of Ice to Glasses
A look at a new Kickstarter project for The IceLiner, a gadget that adds a layer of ice to cocktail and whiskey glasses to keep drinks chilled.
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Vodquila, It's What Happens When Vodka Meets Tequila
Do you like vodka? And tequila? Then behold Vodquila, a hybrid spirit that blends the best of both worlds.
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12 Summer Cocktails
A nice infographic that lists 12 different summer cocktail recipes with stories on how each of them originated.
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71-Ingredient Cocktail Makes World Debut
A mixologist in Glasgow has concocted a monstrous 71-ingredient cocktail that has "floral notes"and contains everything but the kitchen sink.
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New Bar Pairs Perfumes and Cocktails
A new bar has opened inside the Ritz Carlton in Berlin that pairs cocktails with a range of 15 different perfumes - people choose their drink with smell.
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3 Summer Cocktail Recipes - Video
Three cocktail video recipes from Jamie Oliver's Drinks Tube channel. Mojito, Gin & Tonic and a Daiquiri.
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The Amazing Cocktail Spinner
Behold the amazing cocktail spinner, it works just like a salad spinner but for mixed drinks. Watch it in action now.
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5 Cocktail Recipes to Make at Home
Here's five easy cocktail recipes to try making at home, from an Old Fashioned to a French Martini, this infographic has you covered.
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26 Retro Cocktail Recipes Infographic
A collection of 26 retro cocktail recipes from A to Z, with interesting facts about how each one was made and named.
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The Bruce Lee Bartender
A cool video that shows what might have been if Bruce Lee had focused his skills on mixology and not martial arts.
3 Visual Cocktail Recipes
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3 Visual Cocktail Recipes
Add some sparkle to your brunch with this collection of three different brunch cocktail recipes presented on info graphics.
Cocktail Recipe Generator
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Cocktail Recipe Generator
A great web app that offers up a whole mix of cocktail recipes depending on what ingredients are available to you.
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Mix Cocktails with the Press of a Button
Quench is a new cocktail mixer that allows the user to quickly mix a drink at the flick of a button.
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Artistic Cocktail Glasses
A look at an artistic range of modern cocktail glasses produced in Beijing by the KDSZ design studio.
WATCH: How To Make a Tuscan Martini
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WATCH: How To Make a Tuscan Martini
Here's a fun drink to kick things up a notch: a stirred - not shaken- Tuscan martini. Just the thing to serve at your next Italian-themed soiree.
The United States of Booze: A Map of Signature Cocktails
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The United States of Booze: A Map of Signature Cocktails
Does your home state have a signature drink? Discover what it is with this boozy map of the United States created by the team at Buzzfeed.
Make Layered Cocktails Like A Boss
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Make Layered Cocktails Like A Boss
Channel your inner bartender and create layered cocktails like a boss. Here's the rainbow cocktail tool that will help you do it all...
14 After Dinner Cocktail Recipes
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14 After Dinner Cocktail Recipes
12 After Dinner Cocktail Recipes presented in a simple visual chart that breaks down measurements and ingredients in an easy to follow way.
Who Wants a Spicy Spirit?
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Who Wants a Spicy Spirit?
A look at a new spicy spirit - a chili based liqueur that packs a peppery punch. Perfect for mixing with tequila.
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Smoking Cocktail Maker for the Home
A company is looking for crowd funding to launch their unique smoking cocktail machine for home use.
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Pimp Cocktails With The 'Lime Pocket'
The Lime Pocket is a novel way of dressing up cocktails. Just slip lemon or lime wedges into this silicone jacket and hang it from the rim.
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15 Champagne Cocktails
A look at Champagne cocktails with 15 different recipes from a Kir Royale to a tasty Mimosa.
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Jose Andrés and MIT To Create High-Tech Cocktails
Check out these two high-tech cocktail devices developed by celebrity chef José Andrés and the engineers at MIT.
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Man Wastes $13,000 Cocktail
A bartender in Australia has created the world's most expensive cocktail. It costs $12,916 and is made with 1858 Croizet cognac which costs $6,000 a shot.
Halloween Ideas: 6 Spooky Cocktails
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Halloween Ideas: 6 Spooky Cocktails
These spooky cocktails will help you lift your spirits this Halloween. They're a great treat for thirsty ghouls attending a Halloween party.
Ten Unique Cocktail Recipes
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Ten Unique Cocktail Recipes
A list of ten great cocktail recipes created by bartender Michael Rego - a unique list of drinks devised by a professional mixologist.
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The Australian Pub With No Beer
Watch what happens when a 100-year old Australian pub stops serving beer for one night.
An Easy Guide To Margarita Recipes
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An Easy Guide To Margarita Recipes
Do you love margaritas? Learn to make this refreshing cocktail from scratch with these three easy margarita recipes.
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Ice Ice Baby!
A video from Zagat who have visited Jack Allen's Kitchen in Austin Texas to pick up some top tips on how to crush the perfect cocktail ice.
The $40,000 Ruby Cocktail
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The $40,000 Ruby Cocktail
A hotel in Maine is offering an exuberant cocktail containing a 4-carat ruby. The cost? A whopping $40,000 for each drink with the precious gem. Any takers?
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Craft Cocktails at Home
A look at a new book which focuses on the art of cocktail making through scientific lens
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The Open Source Cocktail Making Robot
A look at an interesting Kickstarter project to fund and produce a cocktail pouring robot that makes perfect drinks every time
The $1,500 Cocktail
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The $1,500 Cocktail
Ever heard of a $1,500 cocktail? It comes with a clean cut diamond and some of the world's best champagne and cognac
How to Make Four Historic Cocktails
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How to Make Four Historic Cocktails
A video of four historic cocktails being made by the American cocktail expert David Wondrich
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How Healthy is Your Drink of Choice
A visual look at alcoholic drinks, their calorie levels and just which drinks, mixers and cocktails are the most unhealthy
Your Very Own Cocktail Bar
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Your Very Own Cocktail Bar
The luggage manufacturer Tumi and the Ketel One Vodka company have teamed up to bring a mobile cocktail bar like no other
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The Porthole Infuser - Coming Soon
The famous Porthole Infuser from the Aviary will soon be commercially available thanks to a hugely successful crowd funded investment project
The $3,000 Golden Olympic Cocktail
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The $3,000 Golden Olympic Cocktail
Chinawhites, a nightclub in London, has created a lavish golden cocktail to celebrate the Olympic games costing around $3,000
Beer Based Cocktails: Recipes and Tips for Beer Lovers
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Beer Based Cocktails: Recipes and Tips for Beer Lovers
Beer is great in its pure state, but all over the world people drink it “contaminated” with everything from champagne to eggs!