Beverage

The BARSYS Robot Bartender frees you up to be the life of the party!

NEWS – A few years ago, we told you about a $25,000 Robotic Bartender that consisted of a computer, a locked bar cabinet, and a lot of stock stored in the cabinet.  That robot claimed to mix drinks for you, but it didn’t fit the budget of many people.  But now, there’s a new Robot …

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Adagio Teas simplifies making a pot of tea with the VelociTEA kettle

NEWS – I thought we had our tea-making process under control here, but Adagio Teas can streamline the process even more with their new VelociTEA kettle.  You just add water to the kettle, choose the perfect temperature for brewing the variety of tea, put the leaves in the dishwasher-safe brew basket, then press the button …

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FinalStraw reusable folding straw review

REVIEW – I just returned from a week’s vacation on Sanibel Island Florida and I immediately noticed that all but one of the restaurants that we visited provided paper straws instead of plastic straws. Why does this matter? Because Americans throw away 500 million plastic straws every day. Think about that a minute. Can you …

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Give the gift of a diamond – decanter, that is

NEWS – Back in 2012, John Walker & Sons produced 60 bottles of a limited-edition whisky to honor the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s ascension to the throne.  That whisky was bottled in a beautiful lead crystal decanter with a sterling silver collar set with a half-carat diamond.  The decanter was diamond shaped, similar …

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Wait, was I drinking with Albert Einstein or Madame Curie?

NEWS – Recently, we told you about glasses decorated with mathematical constants.  Today’s glasses identify which glass is yours with pictures of famous scientists.  These glasses have a 3.5″ diameter, stand 5.75″ tall, and hold 16 fluid ounces.  And as all good glasses should be, they are dishwasher-safe. The Famous Scientist Tumblers are decorated with images …

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Wait, was I drinking from Euler’s Number or from the Golden Ratio?

NEWS – These bar glasses are for the mathematicians and scientists.  The set of four glasses feature mathematical constants and their expanded formulas.  You’ll choose from Pythagoras’s constant (√2), the golden ratio (Φ),  Euler’s Number (e), or pi (π).  The graphics can serve two functions:  1) identify which glass is yours, and 2) let you …

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Tiffany has just the thing to help you break your plastic straw habit

NEWS – We’ve seen some stainless straws you can carry with you to replace using plastic straws, but these metal straws from Tiffany & Co. take the cake.  Instead of stainless, Tiffany makes their straws from sterling silver.  Yep, sterling, and they certainly are priced like jewelry. Up first is Tiffany’s version of a bendy …

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Working out is more relaxing with these beer glass dumbbells

NEWS – If your favorite workout involves lifting beers, then this is the beer glass for you.  These glass “dumbbells” are marked with the “Yes, I do workout… Lifting Beer” slogan, as shown. The beer glass holds 24 ounces of your favorite beverage.  You know about weights and reps, right?  Heavier weights, fewer reps; lighter …

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Find inner peace with this Buddha ice cube mold

NEWS – We’ve shown you lots of ways to cool your potent potables, including chilled stainless steel balls, but this is the first time we’ve featured an ice cube that may provide a Zen experience for you.  The Skaxi 3D Laughing Buddha Silicone Mold produces four ice cubes that will bring a new peace to an …

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Sodastream Fizzi One Touch review

I used to be addicted to Diet Coke. But then I became sensitive to caffeine and had to cut out all caffeinated drinks. I took this problem and turned it into my motivation to stop drinking artificially sweetened drinks. But the problem is that I really missed fizzy drinks. For a while, I made my …

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Enhance your whiskey with this Oak-Honey Whiskey Tumbler

NEWS – This handmade tumbler was designed to enhance and complement the taste of whiskey.   The NiSNAS Oak-Honey Whiskey Tumbler is made from a solid piece of oak; the interior is hand-shaped, “giving it a distinctive shape to accentuate a taste and aroma that is complex and subtly sweet.”  Each tumbler has a stainless …

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The perfect ice cubes for your Aldebaran whiskey

NEWS – This ice tray is the perfect addition to a collection of Star Trek-themed barware.  I assume you’ve already gotten your Star Trek Etched Rocks Glasses that we told you about recently.  Now it’s time to add the Star Trek Starfleet Silicone Ice Cube Tray.  You’ll be able to make 8 Starfleet Command insignia-shaped ice cubes in …

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Come to the Dark Side. We have tea!

NEWS – This Darth Vader tea set is the perfect gift for the tea-loving Star Wars fan.  The tea-for-two set consists of a 20-oz teapot shaped like Vader’s helmet, two 6-oz cups that look like his chestplate, 2 saucers that have a chestplate and belt design, and a 1-cup sugar bowl.  Unfortunately, the ceramic set …

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Dammit, Jim! I’m a doctor, not a bartender!

NEWS – Bones could be both if he had these Star Trek on-the-rocks glasses.  These straight-sided glasses hold 10.5 ounces.  Each has been hand-etched with a different Star Trek emblem.  The designs are applied by sand-blasting, not chemical etching. The four designs are the Command symbol, Engineering symbol, Medical / Sciences symbol, and the Star Fleet Command logo.  A …

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