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  • High Quality Absinthe Fountain Review

    High Quality Absinthe Fountain Review

    Even during harsh economic times we find ways to treat ourselves and grasp at small comforts that set our mind at ease. When it comes to Absinthe fountains, you can buy a low-cost alternative or lean towards something a bit more elegant and feature-rich. There is a time and place for cost-effective products but today we’re taking it a bit old-school and fancy with a high quality absinthe fountain. The Rozier Fee Fountain has a few key features that make […]

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  • Beautiful Absinthe Spoons, The Review

    Beautiful Absinthe Spoons, The Review

    Since discovering Absinthe, I’ve found the preparation to be quite fun when it comes to working with the spirit. While most accessories aren’t required many are preferred because it makes preparing absinthe easy and fun. Once you’ve got yourself an absinthe fountain, such as the low-cost one we’ve reviewed already or a more fancy alternative such as the Rozier Fee Fountain (which I’ll review later) you’ll want a neat spoon to trick out and accessorize your louche experience. There are […]

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  • Review: Glass Absinthe Fountain from Absinthe Devil

    Review: Glass Absinthe Fountain from Absinthe Devil

    Absinthe drinkers have a few options when it comes to preparing their absinthe, they can can pour ice water from a carafe or some make-shift “fountain” or head out and buy an easy low-cost glass fountain. If you plan to drink a lot of absinthe, or at least put a dent in your bottle, you’ll find money best spent on a real absinthe fountain. Absinthe isn’t cheap, typically hitting the USD $60 price tag and beyond. If you’re willing to […]

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  • Absinthe Tasting and HOWTO Video

    I’ve done some research on absinthe and tried to gather some information to share with the community to explain away the fears of the spirit. While some may dislike the taste all together, since it’s heavy in that anise/fennel flavoring, others have continually asked me “what is absinthe?” or commented on its legality. I’ve had folks post comments to some video’s telling me how I have to have it imported and cannot buy it in the United States, which is […]

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  • The Cocktail and Martini Glass: Form and Function

    The Cocktail and Martini Glass: Form and Function

    The Cocktail Glass, also going by the name Martini Glass, has existed for a number of years and has become ingrained in cocktail societies around the world. The seductive shape, the fashionable form and the stemmed function gives the glass by many names a reason to exist. Martini glasses are a huge factor in cocktail making for both form and function, but most cocktail drinkers just think they’re neat little “V” shaped tumblers. Most traditional Martini glasses are stemware, they’re […]

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  • Tiki Mugs, Tiki and Polynesian Gods

    Tiki Mugs, Tiki and Polynesian Gods

    There is a mythology that says the first women is created by Tāne the god of Forests and Birds; he names the first women Hine-ahu-one. The Polynesian mythology varies from Island to Island, being a fan of Hawaii, I’m more inclined to listen to the Hawaiian traditions and mythologies that tell of four Tiki Gods: Ku, Kanaloa, Kane and Lono. Natives of the land have worshiped and feared the gods for centuries; many such gods were only familiar to Americans […]

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  • Rocks Glass, Old Fashioned and Lowball

    Rocks Glass, Old Fashioned and Lowball

    Question of the day, what exactly is a rocks glass and why would you want one? The major confusion comes from the name “rocks glass” as it can also be called an “old fashioned,” “whisky” or “lowball” glass. The rocks glass is a short glass vessel/container, also known as a tumbler,  which holds between 4-10 fluid ounces. Most folks use a rocks glass for spirits that are poured over ice, also known as “on the rocks.” The glass works well […]

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  • Everyday Drinkers Launches New Wiki!

    Everyday Drinkers Launches New Wiki!

    We’re expanding our knowledge to the next level with MixDrinkipedia.com. This is a wiki style informational site which will cover everything about cocktails, glassware, accessories and alcohol brands. After hunting around the Internet we noticed dozens of sites which contain great recipes and a few sites with good history about brands but collecting all the information in one spot has become difficult. So, as we learn new things about the cocktail world we’ll be adding the history into MixDrinkipedia.com. The […]

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  • Elegant and Prestigious, Glass Straws?!

    Elegant and Prestigious, Glass Straws?!

    If you’re looking for elegance, perhaps you need to look into some glass straws? Yeah, seriously, hand-crafted glass straws in your cocktails would drastically alter the perception of your skills at a party. We didn’t know such a thing existed, but, we were wrong! Sip the World, it’s worth it! GlassDharma – The original glass straw, handmade in the U.S.A (Fort Bragg – CA) – March 7th  2009 – Why go plastic when you can go prestigious?  It’s time to […]

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  • AwesomeDrinks.com – New Drinkware Website Inspired By Apple’s iPhone

    AwesomeDrinks.com – New Drinkware Website Inspired By Apple’s iPhone

    There is a large lack of quality websites that carry drinkware for the spirit imbiber in all of us. We’re constantly looking for great quality products for a good price. You’ll have no problem drilling through product search engine after product search engine finding the same ol’ websites carrying the same boring accessories, glasses and bartender needs. That all changes today. Awesomedrinks.com has launched a new site which is easy to navigate, trustworthy when purchasing, quick delivery, but most of […]

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  • What is a Collins Glass?

    What is a Collins Glass?

    When it comes to creating cocktails you’ll find many variable sizes and shapes to your glassware. One such elusive vessel is the Collins Glass, it’s used in many cocktail recipes but can be tough to find when shopping for glasses. If you head to Wal-Mart, Target or typical areas to get wine glasses and tumblers, you’re going to come up dry in the Collins department — I don’t know why. Finding an old fashion glass, red wine glasses and typical […]

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  • Two Great Beer and Wine Holiday Gifts

    People are avoiding the shopping malls this year and hitting up the Internet for online gift giving. When looking for a beer gift or a wine gift, you’re at the mercy of picking a random item. Perhaps your gift receiver was nice enough to link you to exactly what you want; everyone else, you need some help. Here is some help! For wine drinkers, you’ll probably want to get them a great accessory to accent their wine drinking desires. Although […]

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