Monthly Archives: July 2015

Gin with distilled wood ants

Each bottle of Nordic Food Lab’s Anty Gin contains formic acid distilled from approximately 62 wood ants. The formic acid from Formica rufa is used for self-defense, and is "a very reactive compound in alcohol." The gin retails for £200 per bottle. from Boing Boing via IFTTT

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Would You Drink Beer Flavored With Live Lobster?

Inventive breweries are going to wild ends in their attempts to make beer better (or at least, weirder). We’ve told you about an ice cream-flavored beer, one made with real Sriracha, beer that’s been to space, and even iced coffee that tastes like beer. But this latest offering, from Oxbow Brewery in Newcastle, Maine, pushes […]

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