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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...

2011-07-05 10:52:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® Vodka introduces "Summer Connections," a new application built for Facebook that encourages GREY GOOSE fans to reconnect with friends (www.facebook.com/GREYGOOSE). This initiative is part of the brand's summer engagement campaign focused on the importance of reconnecting with friends and celebrating with those who matter most. The application launched today and is featured on the brand's Facebook page...

2011-05-26 08:47:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of Memorial Day Weekend, GREY GOOSE® Vodka is launching a national television commercial today titled "Strengths" to stress the importance of responsible drinking. This new commercial is part of the brand's summer consumer engagement campaign and comes on the heels of its new 30 second TV advertisement titled "Reunion." "Strengths" will run in primetime on national cable networks and also appear on leading...

2011-05-19 08:24:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® Vodka has unveiled a new 30 second TV advertisement titled "Reunion" (www.facebook.com/GREYGOOSE) as part of its summer consumer engagement campaign. The spot began airing March 16 and will run in primetime on national cable networks throughout the summer. It is supported by a comprehensive media, digital and public relations campaign that represents a doubling in marketing spend from the same time period...

2011-04-12 14:29:00

LAS VEGAS, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Askmen.com has named Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Mixologist Patricia Richards the top female bartender in America. As head mixologist for the resorts, she oversees 25 bars, and has made a name for herself as the first female in Las Vegas to run a program of comparable size. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/LA81921) One of Richards' signature cocktails which helped earn her the honor of top female bartender is the Sinatra Smash,...

2011-03-29 09:28:00

Featuring Celebrity Chef Michael Schulson HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Pennsylvania (NAMI PA) is pleased to unveil plans for the second annual Cherry Blossom Ball to take place April 2nd at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The event, open to the public, will include a one-of-a-kind celebration with a special cocktail reception featuring special guest Executive Chef and Restaurateur Michael Schulson, dinner dance...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.