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Tribute Cocktail: The Difference EnGine

The Difference Engine was a machine envisioned by Charles Babbage in the 19th century – the first mechanical calculator capable of polynomial functions, and also the title of one of my favorite books. Due to lack of funding, Babbage never built his … Continue reading

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Star Wars TIE Fighter Pilot Tribute Cocktail: Mai TIE

Raise a glass to the unsung heroes of the Imperial Forces, the TIE Fighter Pilots, with this interesting twist on the strong and classic Mai Tai cocktail. The Mai Tai is a polynesian style drink revived during the Tiki Bar craze … Continue reading

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Alien Resurrection Tribute Cocktail: The Betty

This tribute cocktail is brought to you by Kokomoka from Citizen Azeroth, a World of Warcraft podcast with his wife Renata Kane, a former co-host of World of Warcast. Some of you may know Koko as Cryler, the name he was referred to … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Tribute Cocktail – The Analytical EnGine

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day – a day designated “to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.” Ada Lovelace, the estranged daughter of Lord Byron, worked with Charles Babbage in the mid-19th century on the development of … Continue reading

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Star Wars Noms: Cherry TIE

What do you bring to a party of 501st members? A Cherry Pie TIE, of course! I know you want to make your own Cherry TIE so here is The Nerdista’s recipe. NOTE: The Nerdista used the TIE Fighter sandwich … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Tribute Cocktail: The 11th Doctor’s Gin Fez

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvWYw0CnuSI] River Song: “Right then. I have questions, but number one is this. What in the name of sanity have you got on your head?” The Doctor: “It’s a fez. I wear a fez now. Fezzes are cool.” The 11th … Continue reading

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