Boing Boing 

Cocktail Hour

We discover the cocktail's historical origins, its etymological connection to a horse's butt, and its rocky history, post-Prohibition. Read the rest

Drink like Cersei Lannister at Blackbird in SF

If you're in the San Francisco Bay area, you can pregame Season 5 of Game of Thrones at my new favorite SF bar, Blackbird. Why? Because Cersei throws down, and you should too.

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Beautiful ice-sphere machine


This copper mechanism from Macallan's will turn your large, irregular chunk of ice into a perfect sphere, whose melting properties are somehow optimal for the consumption of Scotch (I drink neat Irish, when I drink at all, which is almost never).

The Macallan Ice Ball Machine- 01.15.10 (via Andre's Notes)