Tagged With drinks

0

Shaking a cocktail with ice serves two functions: you're chilling the beverage, but you're also melting a little ice into it, diluting the alcohol and rounding out the flavours. It's an important job, and a good shaker should be easy to fill, open, and strain, and it should do it all without leaking.

3

Coles is looking to bring bargain-basement hooch to the masses via the launch of a new budget liquor store chain. The appropriately named Liquor Market will sell a modest range of alcohol with an emphasis on low prices: just like the supermarket chain Aldi. Here's what you need to know.

0

Beer cocktails may just seem like a way to get more alcohol into your alcohol, but given all of the amazing, flavorful beers now available, you can make a beverage that is nuanced, delicious, and — dare I say — refined. What a great way to celebrate the start of the the long weekend.

1

Starting right about now, I make sure to always have the bowl of my ice cream maker in the freezer, so it's always frozen and ready for action. In addition to making ice cream, it also works as a great impromptu ice bucket for chilling beverages.

0

With all the crazy stuff happening in the craft cocktail scene, it can be easy for an alcohol abstainer to feel left out. It's not necessarily the alcohol you may be missing, but having a beautiful glass of tasty liquid made just for you. To combat ethanol-fuelled FOMO, Natasha David of Nitecap has a few choice mocktails that even a booze hound would enjoy.

0

The number one function of a shot glass is to hold alcohol so you can get it into your mouth. Toasted marshmallow shot glasses sure look cute, but if they disintegrate en route to my lips, I will be less than amused. To see if any of these twee-arse vessels are worth your time, we made a whole bunch and tested them for leakiness, flavour contribution, and ease of assembly. We'll start with the best and work our way down to the failures.

0

Alcohol is not the best thing to reach for if your food is too spicy for you. But if you love the burn of spicy food and want to intensify the flavour of your meal, a glass of wine can compliment it well.

0

I spent a good portion of this last week hanging out with a baby, and that child loved those little pouches of pureed fruits and vegetables. Always curious, I took a taste of her peach-mango pouch and thought, "This wouldn't be so bad in a cocktail."