Skyy Vodka's New Ad Features Woman-on-Bottle Sex; $80 British Navy Rum Now Available in NYC
Skyy vodka is sexing up its image with a new ad that features a woman in red shiny tights and spike heels appearing to have sex with a giant Skyy vodka bottle.
White Dog is all the rage these days, but people aren't just drinking it. They're also making it at home, despite the fact that it's still rather illegal.
[NY Daily News]
NYC Craft Beer Week, which runs through October 3, will feature Geektoberfest, a beer made of barrel-aged beers from three New York breweries.
Bittermens' bitters used to be classified as beverage alcohols, but in July switched to non-beverage alcohols, making it easier to market in states with tough liquor laws.
[Wall Street Journal]
A look at commuters reveals that LIRR riders buy more hard liquor than soft at the bar carts, while the Metro-North crowd drinks more wine.
Minetta Tavern now stocks Black Tot Rum, a/k/a "The Last Consignment" of British Navy rum that's been stored in London since 1970. A shot is $80.
The Japanese cartoon The Drops of God has led to certain Bordeaux producers to become huge celebrities in Japan.
West Coast craft brewers have been making a new style of beer that looks like a porter but tastes like a sweet India Pale Ale, but they don't know what to call it.
Fledgling Wine, launched by Twitter last year, is now being sold for $25 a bottle, $5 of which goes toward Room to Read, an international literacy program.
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