Booze News In Brief

We gots ourselves a craft distilling boom right now. I knew that. “There are perhaps 250 craft distillers operating around the country right now, up from about 50 in 2005.” I didn’t know that.

It wouldn’t be summer without both nauseating heat and a never-ending series of summer cocktail guides. Here’s one of the latter from Esquire.

It’s a boombox-shaped beer case. Cue the fresh-faced youthful hordes: “What’s a boombox?” Shut up.

Look at this cool spray nozzle you can stab directly into citrus! Sure, it’s not specifically booze news, but what else besides cocktail-spritzing would you use this nifty gadget for? Fish? Get outta here, you.