I’ve been holding off on this recipe for awhile since it’s a little complicated and such an infamous drink that I wouldn’t want to spread any misinformation about the proper preparation. However, recently the Sazerac has become my cocktail of choice. In the world I currently inhabit, one of pre-fabricated neo-speakeasies, Lower East...
Package Design 2: Wine
(Francis Ford Coppola Winery) Wine is one of those categories of spirits and liquor where it seems like almost everything has been done. From the college-oriented 2 Buck Chuck white wine at Trader Joes to magnums of the finest cabernet sauvignon, it’s a market wherein such a vast range of flavors, origins, narratives...
Well, this is an old standby. Nonetheless, people don’t tend to mix themselves up classic margaritas these days. Everything is frozen, or passion fruit, or pomegranate or fancied-up with Mescal or…you get the point. So here’s an appeal to the logical side of all the drinkers out there - there’s no better margarita than the classic, mixed up carefully with...
Striking and attractive packaging from a traditional French absinthe brand. “The concept behind the brand,” according to Tenneyson Absinthe Royale, “was to successfully blend the Art Nouveau time period with the modern feel of present day. The result is a design that is both masculine and feminine; organic and precise.” Apparently the flourishing leaf pattern embossed on the...
Chivas Regal X Vivienne Westwood
The famously eccentric Brit punk-rock designer has teamed up with Chivas to swathe it’s 18-year old offering in a creative wrap-around casing just in time for Holiday 2010. Despite the seemingly random nature of the collaboration, this is certainly a conversation piece to have on your bar come Christmas time.