liquor

  • Booze investors favor apps, gadgets and biotech Crunch Network

    Booze investors favor apps, gadgets and biotech

    Archaeological records show humans have been making alcohol since at least 7000 BC. We figured out wine more than 6,000 years ago. By the time the ancient Egyptians entered the scene, brewers were making at least 17 types of beer. Nonetheless, it appears we are not done innovating: Booze-related startups continued to rack up funding in the past year. Read More

  • Liquor Locator iPhone app

    While it may be easy enough to type “liquor” into Maps on your iPhone, this way may be even easier. And I’ve often found that when one is in desperate need of liquor, easier is better. Of course, this particular app (still in development) doesn’t just find liquor stores nearby — it’s put out by Proximo Spirits, and it only finds their liquor. Good if you… Read More

  • When Godzilla Needs A Margarita…

    I’d like you to meet Don. Don is Sara’s uncle and he’s a bit of a kooky tinkerer and enjoys building things. Don has a passion for Jimmy Buffet and margaritas, so he built the world’s fastest margarita machine. It sits on a trailer with a small car engine that powers a six-gallon mixer. It seems it was designed with the intention of getting half of Rhode Island… Read More

  • Gray Kangaroo Personal Liquor Filter

    The CG staff enjoys a tasty alcoholic beverage now and then and with the summer heat kicking in full force this weekend in NYC, we’ll be hittin’ the sauce a little harder than usual (we’ll be using the mixers to stay hydrated, of course). To take the sting out of summer parties — both in cost and taste — check out the Gray Kangaroo Personal Liquor Filter. Invented… Read More

  • Jellyfish Beer Bong

    The Jellyfish Beer Bong is one tentacle short of being the most awesome frat-accessory ever. For $10.99, you get an inflatable plastic beer bong that comes in the shape of a Jellyfish. Unfortunately, it only has one funnel for beer flow, which is kind of disappointing considering Jellyfish tend to have several tentacles flowing side to side. But the booze experts over at Liquor Snob reviewed… Read More

  • Winos Rejoice! Alcohol From Your Rice Cooker!

    As one of CrunchGear’s many resident alcoholics, I feel it is my duty to present to you the following DIY contraption. It seems some lovely gentleman was able to rig a rice cooker and a plastic garbage bag together so that he could produce a rice-based cooking wine. The article explains in great detail what you’ll have to do to in order to get a speakeasy up and running in your domain. Read More