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Master Bartender Makes Ersatz Campari From Scratch

Video: Campari — the bright red liquor best known as the start of the negroni — is delicious. But what is it, exactly? The few people who know have kept the recipe a secret for well over a century. That didn’t stop master bartender Hiroyasu Kayama from trying to make his own.


Hollywood Is Getting Its Very Own Star Wars Cantina

This winter (summer in Australia), a pop-up Star Wars cantina is opening at a mystery location in Hollywood, CA. No droids allowed, presumably.


These Star Trek Isolinear Chip Coasters May Be The Nerdiest Merchandise We've Ever Seen

Only the truest The Next Generation fans likely know that Isolinear Chips are the 24th century’s equivalent of the USB flash drives we carry around today. On the show, they utilise futuristic optical storage techniques which haven’t been invented yet, so these non-functional replicas will best serve as drink coasters — as well as being a truly impressive signifier of your Trek fandom.


It's Your Fault For Ordering A Cocktail That's Both Frozen And On Fire

Video: Ha! I trapped the drink you ordered in a weird ice sphere. Bet you weren’t expecting that. Don’t even try melting it with your tongue or some shit, because I also lit the glass on fire.


These Coffee-Infused Cocktails Are The Hair Of The Dog You've Been Looking For

Standard remedies for a hangover are generally limited to greasy food, a strong cup of coffee or more booze. Order those mozzarella sticks from bed, because we’ve got the other two covered. You can thank us later.


Does A Weekend Of Binge-Drinking Make Your Cold Worse?

People who binge drink on the weekend take more days off work, but the cost may be more than just economic.


Class Up Your Camping With A Canteen That Turns Into A Pint Glass

Drinking from a canteen’s spout is fine when you’re just rehydrating after a hike. But once camp is set up, you’ll probably be drinking something other than water, and that’s where this canteen from the Stable Goods Co. really shines. Flip it over, remove the bottom and suddenly you’ve got a wide-mouthed pint glass.


Polaroid's Action Camera Now Has A Shot Glass Adaptor For Documenting Your Drinks

It can’t compete with GoPro’s offerings when it comes to image quality, but the Polaroid Cube action cam can do one thing well. The tiny form factor makes it easier to stick it wherever you need to capture your extreme activities — or a night of bar crawling with this new shot glass accessory.


This Is The Most Brilliant Way To Smuggle A Beer

The immense popularity of Starbucks means that every other person you see on the street is holding one of its highly recognisable green and white paper cups. So what better way could there be to hide a can of beer in plain sight than with this special plastic lid that lets you camouflage it inside a coffee cup?


How To Turn Agave Into Tequila

There’s no alcohol that makes me forget the night as much as tequila, and there’s also no alcohol I know less about. Which is fitting, I guess. What makes it special is the blue agave plant. Here’s a quick look at what it takes to make tequila. From harvesting and cutting out the core of the blue agave plant (which looks like something from Super Mario Bros.) to baking it and extracting the juice and letting it ferment, it’s a delicious-looking process.


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