Recipe: Double Standard
Also known as the Double Standard Sour, this drink’s not only pretty (and impressive to make), but it also packs quite a punch. Make sure to get the proportions right on this one, for overloading it with any particular ingredient (something I tend to do) can easily push this cocktail over the edge and into “too strong” territory. Here’s the recipe: 1 oz...
Verner Panton "1963" Bar Boy by Moet & Chandon
Moet & Chandon teamed up with Verner Panton, one of the most classic furniture and bar-wear designers of the past 50 years, to create this special re-incarnation of their 1963 “Bar Boy” storage system in order to celebrate the release of their Grand Vintage champagne. This luxurious Bar Boy is swathed in classic matte black lacquer and lined in a buttery-soft beige...
Heineken Embracing Design
I recently stumbled upon this online banner ad for a new, limited-edition Heineken bottle and became intrigued. Heineken has done some interesting collaborations in the past (including some as high-tech as a Krups partnership designed to promote their mini-keg), but such blatant press for a design-fueled promotion online is new to Heineken, and to the realm of beer marketing in general....
Johnnie Walker Double Black Label
Black never goes out of style - so it makes sense that the folks over at Johnnie Walker have chosen to initiate a wide-release of their Double Black Label offering starting in March of 2011. Up until now, the blended scotch was only available in a select few duty-free spots around the globe. So what, exactly, makes this label so decadently dark? Well, according to Johnnie Walker and the lucky...
Alizé's "Passion and 'Pagne"
Since October has come around I figured that it’s time for some spooky-sounding, Halloween-themed drink recipes. My good friends over at Alizé (which happens to be a fruity liqueur made up of a blend of French vodka, passion fruit and a variety of other exotic flavors) sent me a few recipes for the season and this one is particularly easy-to-make and refreshing. Without further adieu, the...