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2009-07-01 15:01:00

Campaign Invites Consumers to Take a Stand for Good Taste NORWALK, Conn., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tanqueray(R) is a gin chosen by those with good taste -- from some of the most skillful bartenders in the country to the guy whose friends always turn to him to find out the most interesting places to eat or visit at home and away. The makers of the top imported gin in the United States have tapped into this love of creativity and life with its first global advertising campaign --...

2009-06-16 08:00:00

Give a Sapphire Collins at www.givereal.com/give/sapphire NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Give Real (www.givereal.com), the leading online gifting service, announced its collaboration with Bombay Sapphire, the best selling premium gin, to inspire consumers to celebrate this summer with a distinguished twist on an old classic. Starting today, friends and family can share toast-worthy sentiments and send the perfect Sapphire Collins at www.givereal.com/give/sapphire, redeemable at any bar...

2009-04-07 06:00:00

CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SOL Elixirs LLC introduces solixir sparkling botanical beverages to the United States. solixir is the first line of all-natural sparkling beverages with a balanced combination of ingredients that are designed to hydrate the body and soul. solixir is a special blend of sparkling spring water, pure fruit juice, and over 1,700mg of standardized natural botanicals in each can. Flavors include: Blackberry Chamomile, Orange Mate, and Pomegranate Ginger. ABOUT...

2009-02-21 11:59:54

Thailand has joined the ranks of New York, Singapore and Havana with its own signature cocktail, the Siam Sunray, tourism officials say. While the classic New York Manhattan starts with bourbon, the Singapore Sling with gin and cherry brandy, and the Mojito with white rum, the Tourism Authority of Thailand says the Siam Sunray uses vodka. Other ingredients include syrup and lime juice, and some Thai ingredients such as coconut liqueur, chili and ginger, a leaf of Kaffir lime and three slivers...

2008-10-05 00:00:06

By CHRISTOPHER FOWLER Fiction You'll need a strong stomach for Self's stories Liver: A fictional organ with a surface anatomy of four lobes By Will Self Penguin Pounds 18.99 As the literary equivalent of Francis Bacon, Will Self continually challenges readers with biological overload. In Liver he has found an appropriate method of anatomy, via four pieces connected by the body's largest internal organ. Stepping into Self's world is like opening one of the Wellcome Institute's cabinets of...

2008-08-23 00:00:24

Top Gear presenter James May visited Plymouth yesterday with his wine buff colleague Oz Clarke. The duo enjoyed a tipple in the cocktail lounge of Plymouth Gin - while filming their new TV series Oz and James' Big Beer Adventure, which features beer, gin and tea as well as their usual tipple, wine. The pair are touring round the country in a Rolls-Royce and a small caravan in search of the perfect pint, following the success of their last series about wine, which took them all over France...

2008-07-18 09:00:20

By Eric Asimov I've been leafing through a bunch of cocktail manuals recently. Aside from the vicarious pleasure, I've been trying to figure out the logic of the Louisiana legislature, which, apparently having finished its work with the Hurricane Katrina cleanup, has moved on to the pressing business of selecting an official cocktail for the city of New Orleans. It has chosen the sazerac. Now, if any American city deserves its own cocktail, it is New Orleans. It certainly has earned the...

2008-07-08 18:00:09

By Mary Foster NEW ORLEANS - In New Orleans, cocktails are serious business. What better town for a temple to the tasty history of the American libation? Many outsiders may get their idea of the Big Easy's cocktail culture from the jumbo-sized plastic cups of punch slugged down by tourists on Bourbon Street. But the Museum of the American Cocktail opening this month will focus on the rich history of sophisticated drinks that have been served since Thomas Jefferson was president....

2008-07-02 12:00:23

If anyone is in any doubt about the continued rise, and rise, of the cocktail phenomenon in American culture, or at least in those parts of it where the consumption of liquor is taken seriously, he need only consider the recent announcement that the Museum of the American Cocktail will open the doors of its "spectacular" new home in New Orleans this July. Can a Cocktail Hall of Fame be far behind? As Frank Coleman of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States [DISCUS] points out:...

2007-01-11 09:00:25

By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jan. 11--for arthritis What do gin-soaked raisins and copper have in common? Answer: Both are touted as natural or folk remedies for arthritis. Forty-six million Americans have arthritis in some form or another, and those who do know arthritis can be painful, slow you down, and in some cases, be debilitating. The Centers for Disease Control reports that in this country, arthritis limits the activities of more than 17 million adults....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.