Interested in microdistilling? Then subscribe to Distiller magazine. It is published by the California-based American Distilling Institute. Some time back, we interviewed Bill Owens, ADI’s founder. (Listen to the podcast here.) For more information or to subscribe, surf to http://www.distilling.com.
Suntory, Japan’s oldest whisky distillery and producer of various other beverages, has announced that it’s going to work with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to study the “development of mellowness in alcoholic beverage through the use of a microgravity environment.” In other words, scientific space booze…. (read more at PopularMechanics.com)
For the first time in decades, the legal drinking age is back in the news, and nearly all the credit for that belongs to the Amethyst Initiative. Signed by 136 college presidents from across the country, the initiative calls on Congress to revisit the 31-year-old Uniform Drinking Age Act, which deducts 10 percent of the […]
by B.D Fischer In their excellent (no joke—it’s the best place to start if you are just learning and also a tremendous reference) Wine for Dummies, the married Mary Ewing-Mulligan (a Master of Wine—one of only 322 in the world, it’s like Ph.D. on top of a Ph.D.) and Ed McCarthy tell this story: “Several […]
We were young, we were wild, we were living in New York, and dare we say it—we were ahead of our time. In 2002 AlcoholReviews.com launched a downloadable magazine called The Review of Beers, Spirits, & Wines. (Check out Issue 1 and Issue 2.) It was a slightly crazy notion….(read more)
Probably not any time soon, and certainly not in high-end joints. But bargain eateries might see sense in installing a Monsieur mixed drinks machine. Read more at http://monsieur.co/.