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2014-10-22 23:02:37

ShotgunR is launching a Kickstarter (TM) on November 1st. Designed by an engineer and frat guy, it is a shotgun shaped tool that makes a triangular hole with smooth edges to reduce cut lips and spilled beer. Mattituck, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The methods used to shotgun beer have long been stagnant. There has been little innovation in years. Some people use keys, knives and other sharp objects to puncture cans. These methods can result in cut lips or worse, spilled beer....

2014-10-22 12:21:29

New data highlights increased risks of Friday holiday DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report that tracks the drinking behavior of more than 380,000 DUI offenders 24/7 shows that when Halloween falls on a Friday, drinking violations skyrocket more than 2½ times compared to when Halloween falls on any other day of the week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153526-INFO The data, compiled and released by Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems (AMS), shows patterns in...

2014-10-22 08:23:45

MARTINI master herbalist goal is net-zero environmental impact HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The signature, vibrant taste of the award-winning range of MARTINI vermouth originates from a rich blend of some of the world's finest botanicals. The portfolio includes blends from a mix of 40 different herbs, like red-rose buds from Morocco, orange peel from Spain and juniper that grows wild in the hills of Tuscany. Ivano Tonutti, master herbalist for the more than 150-year-old...

2014-10-20 23:10:03

All Natural, Fresh and Easy to Craft Cocktails Add Flair to Any Fall Menu New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Punzoné, the first line of ultra-premium organic vodka to be introduced in the U.S., has a lot to celebrate this month. October marks Italian Heritage Month – a time when our country recognizes the achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage and Italians in America. October also marks the anniversary for Punzoné, and today it shares its favorite...

2014-10-15 08:26:00

MILAN, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Campari [http://www.campari.com ](R) proudly unveils the cover image for the 2015 Calendar, entitled 'Mythology Mixology' and can also confirm that the official unveil date for the next edition will be the 5th November 2014. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/71400577-Campari-Calendar-2015 The iconic Calendar cover image features this year's stunning...

2014-10-15 08:25:23

LONDON, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Internet is buzzing with rumours of a new Sex and the City movie returning to our screens, there is no better time to embrace the inner Carrie in you and enjoy a Cosmopolitan with friends. Toasting to what would be the grandest, longest-awaited return of our beloved characters, the drinks experts at thebar.com have created a special cocktail to help you mark the occasion. (Logo:...

Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge Drinking
2014-10-10 03:38:43

Provided by University of Missouri School of Medicine Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases. “We know that chronic alcohol use is damaging to the liver, but binge drinking amplifies that damage,” said Shivendra Shukla, PhD, Margaret Proctor...

2014-10-09 12:27:58

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef Nadia G., hailed as the "Julia Child of the Net generation," is partnering with Once Upon a Vine and Pandora to provide tips for hosting a festive and spookilicious Halloween party. Nadia G., host and creator of the Cooking Channel's Nadia G.'s Bitchin' Kitchen and Bite This, brings years of cooking and hosting expertise that pairs perfectly with the alluring wines of Once Upon a Vine for the haunting holiday....

2014-10-07 08:22:21

Mountain streams help drive production of the brand's vermouths and sparkling wines HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the breathtaking magnificence of the Northern Italian Alps comes pure power - hydroelectric power - that helps drive sustainable production of the world-favorite MARTINI vermouths and sparkling wines. "Hydropower - the production of electrical power through the use of falling or flowing water - is one of the cleanest ways to produce electricity without...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin