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Miami Cocktail Company’s Suite of Pre-Made Cocktails

After bottling their first offerings, five new canned concoctions Founded by Miami hospitality veterans Ross Graham and Simon Benstead, Miami Cocktail Company seeks to produce products that filled voids in the spirits and cocktail industries. Unsatisfied with the pre-made cocktail offerings available in liquor stores, the pair started crafting no-sugar-added, certified-organic, small-batch cocktails with the best ingredients they could find—and with subtle twists. Their first …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Organic, Food + Drink, Non-gmo, Wines, Spritz, Small Batch, Bottled Cocktails, Canned Cocktails, Miami Cocktail Company, Spritzes


Nectar’s sonar bottle caps could save $50B in stolen booze

Bars lose 20 percent of their alcohol to overpours and “free” drinks for friends. That amounts to $50 billion per year in booze that mysteriously disappears, making life tough for every pub and restaurant. Nectar wants to solve that mystery with its ultrasound depth sensing bottle caps that measure how much liquid is left in a bottle by measuring how long it takes a sonar pulse to bounce back. And now it’s bringing real-time pour tracking to beer with its gyroscopic taps. The result is that b...
Tags: Food, Fundings & Exits, TC, Mobile, Apps, Hardware, Sean Rad, Alcohol, Funding, Bars, San Francisco, Tech, Ultrasound, Bartender, Campari, Joe Lonsdale


Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human

#YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: Activism, Dogs, Alcohol, Women, Society, Feminism, Abortion


Stoli Doli

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Tags: Food, Alcohol, Fruit, Liquor, Summer beverages, Adult Beverages, Stoli Doli


What the Hell Happened to Vang Vieng?

Vang Vieng might sound like a scary pooch from Harry Potter, but it’s actually a backpacker’s paradise in southern Laos. Well, for some it’s a paradise. For others, it was literally a path to hell. Laos is that country in Southeast Asia between Thailand and Vietnam which I mentioned in my recent article on Vientiane. There aren’t any cheap flights to Laos so it...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories Visiting Vientiane, One of the Last Communist Capitals in the WorldOffbeat Lomb...
Tags: Travel, Alcohol, Southeast Asia, History, Thailand, Harry Potter, Vietnam, Laos, Adventure Travel, SE Asia, Asia Travel, Vang Vieng, Lombok


Interview: Master Perfumer and Royal Salute 21 Whisky Consultant Barnabé Fillion

Exploring the ways in which scent combinations create and evoke memories We know that the brain employs scent to trigger memories and feelings. Without your olfactory system running properly, smelling certain things would be difficult—and, of course, food and drinks would taste different too. Perhaps most importantly, your brain wouldn’t create lasting memories in the same way. On a  recent trip to Dubai, we spoke …
Tags: Design, Interviews, Alcohol, Dubai, Whiskey, Scotch, Whisky, Food + Drink, Aesop, Perfumes, Synesthesia, Barnabé Fillion, Master Perfumer, Royal Salute 21


Tokyo Evangelion Bar the Perfect Pilgrimage Site

The Tokyo Evangelion Sakaba bar has reopened in Ikebukuro on the 20th of April and now serves up even more Evangelion-themed food and drink items discounted during its special “Angel Hour”. A lucky few managed to visit the bar directly and tried such delicacies as Misato Beer, Edamame from Ryoji Kaji’s plantation, Sachiel Chicken Wings and Nerv Headquarters Fried […]
Tags: Food, Alcohol, Marketing, Tokyo, Anime, Ikebukuro, Image Gallery, Evangelion, Tokyo Evangelion Sakaba, Ryoji Kaji, Sachiel Chicken Wings


Shibuya Banning Halloween Street Drinking

Following the wild and rambunctious events that occurred last year, Shibuya has decided to ban the consumption of alcohol whilst on the streets during Halloween – with the authorities sure to have difficulty enforcing such a ban. It is presumed that the prohibition will likely be imposed come next fall – incidents last year, presumed […]
Tags: Halloween, Japan, Law, Alcohol, Events, Anime, Shibuya


Interview: Federico Cerelli on Cavaliere d’Oro Wines

We speak about how to lead a heritage brand in a contemporary climate The picturesque wine region of Tuscany is home to Castello di Gabbiano, a 500-year-old medieval castle surrounded by rolling hills dotted with vineyards and olive trees. Since 1480, Sangiovese grapevines have thrived on the estate and are the soul of the Gabbiano label’s enduring reputation as a top producer of Chianti (blessed …
Tags: Design, Climate Change, Interviews, Alcohol, Italy, Wine, Tuscany, Food + Drink, Federico Cerelli, Wines, Italian wines, Cavaliere d’Oro


Seven Fresh Cocktails From Summer-Ready NYC Venues

Fresh, bright beverages from new Manhattan bars Regardless of where you stand on the great Aperol Spritz debate of 2019, there are innumerable summery sippers worth swizzling as the weather warms. To highlight them, we’ve called out seven new NYC bars—from East Village gems to elegant uptown escapes—and selected one drink each from their menus. With the likes of No Bar, Devon, Honeybee’s and so …
Tags: Drinks, Design, NYC, Restaurants, Alcohol, Bars, Drinking, Recipes, Cocktails, Food + Drink, Sister City, Paradise Club, Times Square EDITION, EDITION Hotel, Mister Paradise


Sonnyboy’s Australian Sunday Roast

Young wines and contemporary takes on traditional dishes for this delightful ongoing event The British Sunday roast tradition was brought by colonists to Australia in the late 18th century. Commonly, it was practiced by putting a roast in to cook before leaving for church, then there would be a hearty meal ready upon arrival home. The somewhat outdated but beloved culinary tradition remains an opportunity …
Tags: Food, Design, Restaurants, Alcohol, New York City, Food + Drink, Yarra Valley, Wines, Australian Restaurants, Pairing Menu, September Wines, Sonnyboy


Five Impressive Oregon-Made Sparkling Wines

Elegant and elevated bubbles from an unexpected region Oregon is known for its award-winning Pinot Noir, but its success with sparkling wine might very well change the conversation. The numbers speak volumes (as sparkling wine sales from the state grew more than 50% in Nielsen-tracked channels in 2018) but there are, of course, far more impressive and interesting factors at play here. Andrew Davis, owner …
Tags: Design, Oregon, Alcohol, Drinking, Wine, Nielsen, Champagne, Food + Drink, Brut, Rose, Willamette Valley, Andrew Davis, PNW, Wines, Sparkling Wines, Cuvee


I tried every conceivable cereal-liquid combination

Some weeks back, dear readers, I asked you a question.Read more...
Tags: Coffee, Tea, Drinks, Alcohol, Beverages, Breakfast, Soup, Cereal, Lifehacks, Liquor


World alcohol consumption on the rise as China's thirst grows

Chinese will surpass the US for per capita intake by 2030, research shows, but Moldova claims top spot for nowThe world is consuming significantly more alcohol than 30 years ago thanks in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers have claimed.On current trends, global consumption per capita will rise another 17% over the next decade, they reported in The Lancet, after a 10% rise in drinking between 1990 and 2017 . Continue reading...
Tags: Health, China, Alcohol, India, US, Asia Pacific, Moldova


What Is a Beer Belly, Anyway?

Having a large belly is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and death, but to understand the beer belly (which you can’t actually blame on beer), you have to look inside it.Read more...
Tags: Health, Alcohol, Beer, Body, Lifehacks


Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey’s Wine Cask Finished Series

Two limited edition age statement single malts express the true character of a category The high-end premium and super-premium Irish whiskey categories grew 1106% and 3385% respectively since 2002 in the US, according to data from the Distilled Spirits Council. Beyond the stats, it’s safe to say that Irish whiskey remains a beloved category and that it’s long been dominated by very few brands. But …
Tags: Drinks, Design, Alcohol, US, Ireland, Whiskey, Limited Edition, Whisky, Food + Drink, Irish whiskey, Knappogue, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey


Word of Mouth: Budapest Bars

From the country's classic "ruin bars" to craft cocktails and beyond, some of our favorite establishments To drink in Budapest is to engage with the city’s fortunes. An economic surge in the decade following the fall of the Iron Curtain gave rise to the city’s renowned “ruin bars”—community spaces serving as hybrid bar/cafe/performance venues established primarily in the neglected remains of disused buildings in the …
Tags: Travel, Drinks, Design, Alcohol, Bars, Budapest, Drinking, Cocktails, Word of Mouth, Ruin Bars, Budapest Bars


Exclusive: former CSIRO researcher accuses science agency of pro-alcohol research

Dr Saul Newman says public money is used to subsidise an industry with ‘devastating effects on global health’A former research fellow with Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, has accused the organisation of pro-alcohol research and of ignoring “the contradiction of health and viticulture departments sharing the public purse”.In a comment piece published in prestigious medical journal The Lancet, Dr Saul Newman wrote that field trials and breeding programs delivered new varieties of h...
Tags: Health, Australia, Alcohol, Australia news, Alcoholism, CSIRO, Saul Newman


Former CSIRO researcher accuses science agency of pro-alcohol research

Exclusive: Dr Saul Newman says public money is used to subsidise an industry with ‘devastating effects on global health’A former research fellow with Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, has accused the organisation of pro-alcohol research and of ignoring “the contradiction of health and viticulture departments sharing the public purse”.In a comment piece published in the medical journal The Lancet, Dr Saul Newman wrote that field trials and breeding programs delivered new varieties o...
Tags: Health, Australia, Alcohol, Australia news, Alcoholism, CSIRO, The Lancet, Saul Newman


Culture Infuses with Arak at Sundara, Bali

A new cocktail program that centers on stories and tradition at the Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay Bartender Widya Oktarina peers into a ceramic jug filled with arak and carefully stirs the infusion. “I like the new menu, but the basil and mango cocktail is my favorite,” she says. “It feels the most like Bali. We have fresh mango for the infusion. We use the local …
Tags: Travel, Design, Bali, Indonesia, Alcohol, Drinking, Food And Drink, Cocktails, Four Seasons, Arak, Mixed Drinks, Indonesian, Sundara Bali, Jimbaran Bay Bartender Widya Oktarina


Exploring the Tradition and Allure of Ming River Baijiu

A deep dive into the history, process and delights that surround the Chinese spirit We’re sitting around a large table in central Chengdu, the fog-drenched capital of China‘s Sichuan province. Between bites of diced rabbit buried in a mountain of red chilies, guests empty thimble-sized glasses of a sweet clear liquid called baijiu with shouts of “Ganbei!” This is a traditional celebratory feast: each individual …
Tags: Travel, Design, China, Alcohol, Spirits, Chengdu, Food + Drink, Baijiu, Ming River, Sichaun, White Spirit


Evangelion Bar Lets You Drink Rei & Asuka’s Sour Fluids

Tokyo’s Evangelion Bar is reopening, allowing fans of the philosophical franchise a second opportunity to gorge themselves on Eva-themed cuisine. The Evangelion Bar at 46 Shokudo in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro neighborhood is to reopen, giving otaku a second chance to sample the various snacks and drinks based on the popular anime and manga franchise. Among the […]
Tags: Food, Alcohol, Marketing, Tokyo, Anime, Eva, Ikebukuro, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Evangelion, Asuka, Evangelion Bar


Sobriety Pays: DynamiCare Gamifies Staying Clean for Recovering Addicts

Eric Gastfriend was looking for his next tech startup idea after leaving his video game startup Happy Cloud and finishing an MBA at Harvard Business School when the inspiration came from a source close to home.A relative was entering rehab for alcohol abuse for the second time, he says. Gastfriend asked his father—David Gastfriend, director of addiction research at Massachusetts General Hospital—why treatments sometimes don’t seem to stick and people with substance disorders relapse.“My dad sai...
Tags: Deals, Boston, Alcohol, Trends, Tech, App, Substance Abuse, Addiction, Health Tech, VCs, Massachusetts General Hospital, Akili Interactive, Harvard Business School, National blog main, Boston blog main, National top stories


Australian Instagram personalities found to be under influence of alcohol industry

VicHealth says alcohol industry’s use of social media is ‘underhanded’ and meant to influence young people Most of Australia’s top 70 Instagram personalities are under the influence of the alcohol industry, with almost three-quarters featuring alcoholic drinks in their accounts in the past year.However, a study published by VicHealth on Tuesday found only one-quarter of those endorsements fully disclosed that they were a sponsored alcohol collaboration with a brand. Influencers ranged from reali...
Tags: Health, Instagram, Australia, Alcohol, Australia news, Victoria, VicHealth


Even low alcohol consumption is bad news for strokes – study

Moderate drinking of one or two glasses a day does not protect against stroke, say researchersA low level of alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke, new research suggests, in the latest blow to the idea that a few drinks can be beneficial to health.At least 100,000 people have strokes in the UK every year, according to recent figures. It had been thought that low levels of alcohol consumption might have a protective effect against stroke, as well as other diseases and conditions. No...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Alcohol, Society, UK News, Stroke


Low booze consumption does not protect people from strokes, study finds

Moderate drinking of one or two glasses a day does not protect against stroke, say researchersA low level of alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke, new research suggests, in the latest blow to the idea that a few drinks can be beneficial to health.At least 100,000 people have strokes in the UK every year, according to recent figures. It had been thought that low levels of alcohol consumption might have a protective effect against stroke, as well as other diseases and conditions. No...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Alcohol, Society, UK News, Stroke


The Drink That Causes Lasting Brain Damage (M)

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Tags: Psychology, Alcohol, Brain Health, Jeremy Dean, Subscribers-only


Fukushima Sake Account Disables Comments Due to Foreigners

The Fukushima sake YouTube account decided to disable comments on all its videos after evil foreigners dared to joke about radiation being in the sake. The channel was dedicated to promoting the prefecture’s succulent sake, but the individual in charge of the YouTube account took notice that there were several “groundless and slanderous” comments being […]
Tags: Japan, Internet, Alcohol, Censorship, Marketing, Fukushima, Anime, Video Gallery


Excellent Beers to Sip This Spring

From fruited to straightforward, some of our favorite brews for better weather Sipping a holiday-spiced stout in July or a light lager in December, at least for our Northern Hemisphere readers, may feel incongruent. Seasonal beer is meant to complement weather and the ensuing sensations. In colder months, a darker, higher ABV option suits best; while in summer, something ultra-light and refreshing quenches thirsts accentuated …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Beer, Spring, Ale, Food + Drink, Breweries, Northern Hemisphere, Craft Beer, Beers, Sour, Brooklyn Breweries, Pilsner, Spring Beer


Bethan Gray’s Design for The Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1967

Limited to 150 bottles, this collaboration pairs longstanding tradition and exquisite craftsmanship There is an observable parallel between design craftsmanship and whisky-making. Both require years of dedication to master traditional skills. These, in turn, are put to use transforming humble materials into something of great value. This is encapsulated in Welsh designer Bethan Gray‘s exquisitely crafted bottle and display-case for The Glenlivet’s latest limited release: …
Tags: Design, Alcohol, Luxury, Limited Edition, Whisky, Food + Drink, Whiskies, Welsh, Speyside, Bethan Gray, Glenlivet, The Glenlivet, Winchester Collection Vintage 1967