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Cocktail Physics
2011-12-01 05:47:40

Ever wondered how your martini maintains its crisp and balanced taste, or why a manhattan remains clear if stirred but turns cloudy when shaken? In this month's edition of Physics World, Naveen Sinha and David Weitz from Harvard University reveal all, describing how some top-end bartenders are ditching trial and error for a more measured, controlled and scientific approach to the art of cocktail making. The authors explain how techniques borrowed from physics laboratories — such...

2011-10-25 12:30:00

With Halloween season kicking off this week, Pocket Cocktails has updated its signature iPhone and iPad apps with a spooky collection of new Halloween Themed drinks. Toronto, On (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 With Halloween season kicking off this week, Pocket Cocktails has updated its signature iPhone and iPad apps with a spooky collection of new drinks. Pocket Cocktails - (iPhone) http://www.pocketcocktails.com Pictures are worth a thousand words, and Pocket Cocktails has got boatloads of...

2011-08-05 03:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Cross Vodka and Morton's The Steakhouse announce the launch of a new "Signature Mortini" called "The Double Cross." One dollar from the sale of each Double Cross cocktail will go to "Birdies for the Brave," a charity founded by pro golfer Phil Mickelson to support wounded soldiers returning from the frontlines. The pear martini cocktail features a unique Chilean wild baby pear garnish and a golf-tee-inspired cocktail skewer. (Logo:...

2011-03-30 08:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, www.Mr-Booze.com, a site for adults run by two Maryland cocktail historians, announced the release of its first product, the Mr. Booze Drink Deck, a compilation of 30 of the website founders' favorite retro cocktail recipes. Mr-Booze.com Co-Founder, William Flannery said, "These are the drinks your parents or grandparents enjoyed on their evenings out - or made in their basement wet bar." The Mr. Booze Drink Deck includes 30 4"...

2010-12-08 12:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council is offering adult consumers an attractive, free brochure featuring tips on how to host responsible cocktail parties. "As family and friends gather to celebrate the holidays or mark special occasions, the Distilled Spirits Council encourages everyone to make responsible decisions to ensure safe and happy celebrations," said Peter Cressy, Distilled Spirits Council President....


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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